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Come join us for the 21st Annual Disney Cross Country Classic! This popular annual event attracts numerous Colleges, High Schools, and Middle Schools from around the country. The fast 5K and 8K courses provide athletes a variety of terrain and a unique view of ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.



Experience even more of the magic at Walt Disney World Resort with FastPass+. Now, you can experience the Walt Disney World parks the way you want, both before and after your team competes at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

If you are going to be a Guest of a Disney Resort hotel, learn more about all of the exciting FastPass+ options available with your hotel stay.

Explore a full list of Disney Resort hotels. If you do not see your Resort hotel listed, learn more about your FastPass+ options here.

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Specially-Priced Theme Parks & Resorts

Take advantage of specially-priced Walt Disney World® Theme Park and Resort Packages, available specifically for this event. In addition to the Resort amenities like the ESPN Wide World of Sports Channel, your team will celebrate with heart–pounding rides like Expedition Everest® at Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park or Rock 'N' Roller Coaster® Starring Aerosmith at Disney's Hollywood Studios®.

Competing at ESPN Wide World of Sports is a magical experience both on and off the field!

For complete details, including any travel purchase requirements for this event, visit the Planning Tab above.

Vendor Village

Vendor Village

See the latest offerings from the running at the Disney Cross Country Classic Vendor Village. When you swing by, you may even run into a Character or two!
Team Travel Solutions

Team Travel Solutions

Our service and expertise ensure an event experience like no other! Traveling with a team can be hard work, so we've designed solutions to help you make the most of your trip. Our Disney Parks Moms Panelists can answer your Disney travel questions, and our team meal delivery options and expert sports photography services allow you to pre-plan for meals and memories. Once you arrive, you'll find first-class event management at a family-friendly environment for team, complete with an on-site Welcome Center for any day-of needs. Start planning today by clicking the Planning tab above.



Multiple fundraising options, like the ESPN Coaches' Fundraising Program and the Enterprise Rent–A–Car and Alamo Rent a Car Fundraising Program, are available to help your team fund their way to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Get a detailed view of all of the fundraising options available when you visit the Planning Tab above to start planning your trip to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.



October 6 – 7, 2017

Regular Registration Deadline:
September 22, 2017

Final Registration Deadline:
October 1, 2017


Team Athletes*:
Upper Elementary grades 3-5
M.S. grades 5-8.
H.S. grades 9-12.
College - representing an NCAA, NAIA, Junior College, or NCCAA Member Institution.

*Refer to Athlete Eligibility tab for additional eligibility guidelines.


Phone: 407-938-3800





$200 – H.S., College, or Open
$125 – M.S. or Upper Elementary
$250 –Final Registration H.S., College, or Open
$150 – Final Registration M.S. or Upper Elementary
$5- Additional Runner

$40- Open Race

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