New Challenge Becomes Ultimate Adventure for 2015 Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort

Infinity Gauntlet Challenge to create a 19.3-mile test for runners; Captain America 10K added to popular race weekend in November; Registration opens April 7

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 19, 2015) – Runners looking to put their Super Hero powers to the test during the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend will have a cool, new 19.3-mile adventure awaiting them this year. When registration for the race weekend opens April 7, runners can sign up for the new Infinity Gauntlet Challenge – running the recently-added Captain America 10K and the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon on consecutive days during the three-day race weekend,, November 13-15, 2015, at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA.

If history is any indication, the Infinity Gauntlet Challenge is likely to be hugely popular. It’s the fourth challenge event at runDisney race weekends at Disneyland Resort and each is among the most popular races at those events, all selling out within hours after registration opened.

Disney and Avengers characters, along with a variety of other Disney entertainment, will await runners embarking on the new 6.2-mile Captain America 10K and the 13.1-mile Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon which winds through the Disneyland Resort and along the streets of Anaheim. Runners who sign up to run both races as part of the Infinity Gauntlet Challenge will receive finisher medals at the end of each race, plus a inaugural Infinity Gauntlet Challenge medal.

Registration for the Infinity Gauntlet Challenge is required to receive the Infinity Gauntlet Challenge Medal.

In addition to the Infinity Gauntlet Challenge events, the three-day race weekend will involve kids races, a 5K, and several family-friendly events such as a Health & Fitness Expo and a pre-race Pasta in the Park Party. Registration opens April 7 at www.runDisney.com.

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