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Published on Friday, 04 May 2012 15:02
The popular "Expedition Everest Challenge" will take place at Animal Kingdom on Saturday, May 5 this year:
Animal Kingdom - Expedition Everest Challenge on May 5, 2012
On Saturday, May 5, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park will be hosting the 2012 Expedition Everest Challenge and there will be a series of pyrotechnic bursts sending off each wave of runners as they cross the start line (8 waves total) beginning at 9:30 p.m. lasting until approximately 10:15 p.m. There will be approximately 5,000 athletes competing in this nighttime adventure race complete with a 5K obstacle course and an in-park scavenger hunt and the runDisney kids races.
There are no anticipated road delays for this event as the event is contained inside of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort are Host Resorts for the participating athletes. Event transportation will be provided to and from the HOST RESORTS only for both Packet Pick-Up and the race.Friday, May 4, 2012
Packet Pick-Up - ESPN Wide World of Sports (12:00pm – 7:00pm)Saturday, May 5, 2012
Packet Pick-Up - ESPN Wide World of Sports (10:00am – 4:00pm)
runDisney Kids Races - Disney's Animal Kingdom (8:30pm)
Race Start -
Disney's Animal Kingdom (9:30pm)
Post-Race Party -
Disney's Animal Kingdom (10:30pm-2:00am)Sunday, May 6, 2012
Awards’ Ceremony -
Disney's Animal Kingdom (12:30am)
It is certainly going to be a great event as usual. Is anyone planning to attend the event?