First Look: 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend Merchandise

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Springtime Surprise Weekend Merchandise

Hey runDisney runners! Are you ready for the final event of the 2023-2024 runDisney season? The 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend is almost here, and I’m excited to share all the details about the special merchandise that’s been designed just for this event. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a casual walker, this event, packed with themed races and exclusive gear, is something you won’t want to miss. Let’s look at this year’s Springtime Surprise Weekend merchandise!

Springtime Surprise Weekend Merchandise

Event Overview

Set against the enchanting backdrop of the Walt Disney World, the Springtime Surprise Weekend runs from April 18 to April 20, 2024. This year’s themes are nothing short of adventurous—imagine racing through pirate escapades, wilderness expeditions, and savannah treks! The variety is sure to bring out the fun in your run.

Exclusive Merchandise Highlights

As always, runDisney has outdone itself with a range of themed merchandise tailored to enhance your experience and commemorate your achievements. Let’s dive into what’s on offer:

  • Performance Apparel: Designed to keep you comfortable and moving across any distance, the performance apparel this year features designs that resonate with the adventurous spirit of the themed races.
  • “I Did It!” Finisher Shirts: What better way to celebrate your completion of the race than with a special finisher shirt? Each design is unique to the race theme, making them perfect keepsakes.
  • Themed Jackets: For those cooler mornings or evenings around the park, the themed jackets are both practical and stylish.
  • Special Ear Headband and Spirit Jersey: Disney and fashion go hand in hand. These popular items are must-haves for many Disney enthusiasts, offering a stylish way to show off your Disney pride.
  • CORKCICLE Drinkware: Stay hydrated in style with specially designed CORKCICLE drinkware. Whether you’re sipping water, coffee, or something a bit stronger, these will keep your drinks just the right temperature.
  • Themed Bags by Lug and Loungefly: Complete your look with themed bags from popular brands like Lug and Loungefly. Not only are they incredibly cute, but they’re also practical, perfect for carrying your essentials around the parks.

Where and When to Shop

All this exclusive merchandise will be available at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Here are the dates and times you can visit:

  • Thursday, April 18, 2024: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday, April 19, 2024: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 20, 2024: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Virtual Queue

Planning to hit the merchandise shop on the first day (April 18)? Make sure to join the virtual queue via the My Disney Experience. This is essential for accessing the shop on April 18 and will be implemented as needed on subsequent expo days. You can join this queue from your Disney World Resort or even from home, making your shopping experience as smooth as possible.


The 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend is set to be a fun-filled event with something for everyone—whether you’re there to race or just to collect some unique Disney gear. This year’s merchandise is not only a great way to commemorate your participation but also adds an extra touch of magic to your Disney experience. See you at the finish line and happy shopping!

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Meet the Author: Nate Bishop

I’m a die-hard Disney fan with 38 years of visits under my belt, having stepped into Disney World 120+ times. Proud to be a Disney Annual Passholder, a Vacation Club member since ’92, a Castaway Club Member, and a runDisney enthusiast. Oh, and I’ve graduated from the Disney College of Knowledge. Need Disney insights or planning tips? I’m your guy!