Port Orleans Beignet Dash Fun Run

For those who run/jog/walk and are staying at the Disney's Port Orleans Resorts, there is a fun little event held every Sunday morning called "The Beignet Dash Fun Run."  It is "Held every Sunday at 8:00am.  Join us on Sunday Runday for a quick dash around the Resort.  Finish your race with a tasty beignet!  Check-in begins at 7:30 at Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter on the Riverwalk between building 5 and the Doubloon Lagoon Pool.  $15 Plus tax."



Sandwich board with event details.
Listening to the Castmembers discuss the origin, the event started after they continually saw all of the crazies runners who completed their own version of the WDW Half Marathon after the official event was cancelled in January 2017.  Castmembers were impressed and inspired to see how much some of us enjoy our running at Disney.  They have been having this event every Sunday since the spring of 2017 and have not had to cancel one yet (at the time of writing).


For $15 you get a Race Bib, finisher's medallion, a little goody bag with some unique trinkets, and a certificate for an order of three beignets from Sassagoula Floatworks food court at the French Quarter Resort.
Overall, it was a fun little event and got me up and out of the room to run while on vacation.  That's got to be worth something.  An order of three beignets will cost you $3.99 at the food court, helping to add value.  To redeem, there is a detachable certificate at the bottom of the race bib that you take to the food court within a day of the race.
This is not something that I would consider a must-do event every time, but it was fun to participate.
Here are pictures of the loot:
[caption id="attachment_72" align="alignnone" width="225"] Finisher's medallion on the left. Goody bag on the right.[/caption][caption id="attachment_77" align="alignnone" width="225"] Bead necklaces.[/caption][caption id="attachment_78" align="alignnone" width="298"] Finisher's button from the goody bag.[/caption][caption id="attachment_76" align="alignnone" width="225"] Fleur-de-lis pin.[/caption][caption id="attachment_73" align="alignnone" width="225"] Close-up of finisher's medallion.[/caption][caption id="attachment_70" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Beignets!!!![/caption]

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