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runDisney 2017 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Running Costume Guide

January 11, 2017 by The Girls
photo credit: @drcarriec

Just because you’re a runner, doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun, wearing costumes for running. Some of our favorite races are perfect for running in costume, in fact – many of them actually encourage it.

If you are preparing to run any, or all, of the races during the runDisney Princess Half Marathon weekend, running costumes are a must. The key is looking for costumes for running ideas that you can actually run in. Luckily, we have plenty ideas, including a few that we think are perfect for the “Beauty and the Beast” theme…

Yellow Beauty Princess
Running Costume

Are you more comfortable with your nose in a book reading? Luckily, you can create your very own yellow princess inspired running costume. Here’s what you’ll need…

Yellow Beauty Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Red Sparkle Headsweats Visor
* {one} Yellow “Blood, Sweat, Sparkle” Racerback Tank Top
* {one} pair of Gold Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} Yellow Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of I Love to Run Race Legs
* {one} pair of Red Bow Shoe Shwings

Yellow Beauty Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {one} BIG red rose (or two or three)
* {one} pair of yellow running shoes

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Yellow Beauty Princess Running Costume here.

Country Living, Book Loving
Princess Running Costume

 Are you more comfortable with your nose in a book reading? Luckily, you can create your very own country living, book loving princess inspired running costume. Here’s what you’ll need…

Country Living, Book Loving Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Royal Blue Sparkle Headsweats Visor
* {one} Royal Blue Tank Top or Shirt (use felt to make the white “collar,” and attach with a few stitches or some safety pins)
* {one} pair of White Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} Royal Blue Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of Silver Crown Shoe Shwings
* {one} white waist apron

Country Living, Book Loving Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {one} pair of royal blue running shoes

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Country Living, Book Loving Princess Running Costume here.

Love the “Beauty and the Beast” theme, but want a costume that is less “princessy”? Check out our Teapot & Teacup running costume here.

If you’ve got your heart set on running dressed as a princess, other than Beauty, we’ve got plenty of ideas…

 

Brave Princess Running Costume

Are you feeling a bit BRAVE? If so, then you’ll be thrilled to know that creating your very own brave princess inspired running costume is pretty quick & easy. Here’s what you’ll need…

Brave Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} red Sparkle Headsweats Visor
* {one} teal tank top (or shirt) (we used gold ribbon to embellish it)
* {one} teal Sparkle Athletic running skirt
* {one} pair of gold Sparkle Athletic sparkle sleeves
* {one} pair of gold lightning bolt shoe shwings or crown shoe 
shwings

Brave Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

                              • * bow, arrows & quiver
                                * {one} pair of teal compression socks (or tights)
                                * {one} pair of teal running shoes
                                * {one} gold or tartan inspired belt
                                * {one} Merida inspired wig, or make your own using a yarn wig
                              • Get NEARLY everything you need for the Brave Princess Running Costume here.

Chinese Warrior Princess
Running Costume

Do you have a lucky cricket? Have you battled the Hun army for fun? If so, you’ll love our Chinese Warrior Princess running costume. Here’s what you’ll need…

Chinese Warrior Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Black Sparkle Headsweats Visor (to represent her dark hair), you could also use a Red or Pink Sparkle Headsweats Visor
* {one} pink tank top or shirt (we used trimmed it with purple ribbon to give a “kimono” like look)
* {one} pair of Pink Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} Red Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of Crown Shoe Shwings

Chinese Warrior Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {one} blue “kimono” like wrap, fastened with red ribbon
* {one} pair of pink compression socks (or tights)
* {one} pair of pink running shoes
* {one} flowered fan

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Chinese Warrior Princess Running Costume here.

Glass Slipper Princess
Running Costume

Are you more comfortable running away at the strike of midnight? Luckily, you can create your very own glass slipper princess inspired running costume. Here’s what you’ll need…

Glass Slipper Princess Running Costume Essentials

Glass Slipper Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

                                    • * {one} pair of pale blue running shoes
                                    • * {one} pair of BIG pearl earrings
                                    • * {one} Cinderella inspired wig, or make your own using a yarn wig or hair bun hairdo

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Glass Slipper Princess Running Costume here.

Ice Queen Running Costume

Do you LOVE the smell of chocolate? Do you have (or wish you had) the ability to freeze things with just the touch of your hands? Is a snowman one of your best friends? If you answer to any of these questions is yes, the Ice Queen Running Costume is perfect for you. Here’s what you’ll need…

Ice Queen Running Costume Essentials

Ice Queen Running Costume Accessories

        We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:
        * {one} pair of turquoise running shoes

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Ice Queen Running Costume here.

Anna Princess Running Costume

Are you friends with trolls & snowmen? Do you LOVE the smell of chocolate? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, the Anna Princess Running Costume is perfect for you. Here’s what you’ll need…

Anna Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Pink Tiara Sparkle Athletic Visor
* {one} Black “Run For The Bling” Racerback Tank Top
* {one} pair of Turquoise Sparkle Sleeves 
* {one} Royal Blue Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of Pink Wing Shoe Shwings
* {one} magenta super sparkle cape

Anna Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

                              * {one} pair of blue running shoes

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Anna Princess Running Costume here.

Latina Princess Running Costume

Are you a teenage princess? Have you rescued your kingdom from an evil sorceress? If your answer is yes, or you wish it was, the Latina Princess running costume is perfect for you. Here’s what you’ll need…

Latina Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Red Sparkle Headsweats Visor
* {one} Red tank top (or shirt) (we embellished it with a pinkish ruffle around the neckline)
* {one} pair of Gold Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} Red Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt (we embellished it with a pinkish ruffle)
* {one} pair of “I Love to Run” Race Legs
* {one} pair of Lightning Bolt or  Crown Shoe Shwings

Latina Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {one} gold belt
* {one} pair of white compression socks (or white tights)
* {one} pair of red running shoes

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Latina Princess Running Costume here.

Little Latina Princess Running Costume

Have you ever dreamt that your mother married a king & you became a princess overnight? If so, the Little Latina princess running costume is perfect for you. Here’s what you’ll need…

Little Latina Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Purple Sparkle Headsweats Visor
* {one} Purple “Blood, Sweat, Sparkle” Racerback Tank Top
* {one} pair of Purple Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} Purple Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of Crown Shoe Shwings

Little Latina Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {two} strands of pearls for the peplum detail
* {several} white flower stickers (be careful – some sequins MAY be lost upon removal)
* {one} pair of white compression socks (or white tights)
* {one} pair of purple running shoes

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Little Latina Princess Running Costume here.

Light Side Princess Running Costume

Have you ever wished you had a twin brother? That your father was a dark lord? That you were a princess of the Galaxy? If this sounds like you, the Light Side Princess running costume is perfect for you. Here’s what you’ll need…

Light Side Princess Running Costume Essentials

Light Side Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {one} Light Side Princess belt
* {one} pair of white compression socks (or white tights)
* {one} pair of white running shoes
* {one} blaster pistol

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Light Side Princess Running Costume here.

Long Hair Princess Running Costume

Are you a princess, who is ready to let her hair down and go running? Creating your very own long hair princess inspired running costume is pretty quick & easy. Here’s what you’ll need…

Long Hair Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Purple or Pink Tiara Sparkle Headsweats Visor 
* {one} Purple “Blood, Sweat, Sparkle” Racerback Tank Top
* {one} pair of Pink Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} Purple Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of Crown Shoe Shwings

          • Long Hair Princess Running Costume Accessories

            We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

            * {one} purple running shoes
            * {one} Rapunzel inspired wig, or make your own using a yarn wig & a few artificial flowers
            * Want to take your princess running costume to the next  level? Break out your sewing machine & add princess sleeves (pink & purple striped sleeves) to your tank top using this sleeves tutorial.

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Long Hair Princess Running Costume here.

Mermaid Princess Running Costume

Do you sometimes wish you were a mermaid? Luckily, creating your very own mermaid princess inspired running costume is pretty quick & easy. Here’s what you’ll need…

Mermaid Princess Running Costume Essentials

 Mermaid Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

  • * {one} pair of purple running shoes
  • * a fork to brush your hair
  • * your very own best friend (a stuffed flounder)

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Mermaid Princess Running Costume here.

New Orleans Princess
Running Costume

Are you willing to kiss a few frogs in an effort to find your “prince?” Then you will love our New Orleans Princess Running Costume. Here’s what you’ll need…

New Orleans Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Lime Sparkle Headsweats Visor (we added a water lily)
* {one} lime tank top or shirt (we embellished with yellow & white felt to create water lily like petals)
* {one} pair of Lime Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} Lime Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt (we added a water lily)
* {one} pair of Crown Shoe Shwings

New Orleans Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {two} Water Lillys – one attached at the waist and one to your visor
* {one} pair of yellow or white compression socks (or tights)
* {one} pair of lime running shoes

Get NEARLY everything you need for the New Orleans Princess Running Costume here.

Pocahontas Running Costume

Can you sing with all the voices of the mountain? Can you paint with all the colors of the wind? Can you paint with all the colors of the wind?

Pocahontas Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Turquoise Sparkle Headsweats Visor (we attached a red feather)
* {one} brown or nude tank top (to simulate Pocahontas’ strapless top we layered a brown tank on top of a nude tank and embellished with some brown fringe)
* {one} pair of Turquoise Sparkle Sleeves (we embellished one of the sleeves with red sparkle trim)
* {one} Brown Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of Crown Shoe Shwings

Pocahontas Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {one} pair of “fringe” calf sleeves or brown compression socks (or brown tights)
* {one} pair of turquoise running shoes

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Pocahontas Running Costume here.

Poison Apple Princess
Running Costume

Are you a princess, hoping to find your prince? Creating your very own snow princess inspired running costume is pretty quick & easy. Here’s what you’ll need…

Poison Apple Princess Running Costume Essentials

Poison Apple Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {one} pair of yellow running shoes
* {one} Satin Red bow attached to visor
* {one} brown “bob” wig
* crimson red lipstick

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Poison Apple Running Costume here.

Sleeping Princess Running Costume


Were you recently (or are you hoping to be) awoken from a long slumber by a handsome prince? If your answer is yes (or even if it isn’t), the sleeping princess inspired running costume, is perfect for you. Here’s what you’ll need…

Sleeping Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} pink Sparkle Athletic Tiara Visor
* {one} Pink “Blood, Sweat, Sparkle” Racerback Tank
* {one} pair of pink Sparkle Athletic Sparkle Sleeves 
* {one} pink Sparkle Athletic running skirt
* {one} pair of “Run Like a Girl” Sparkle Athletic Race Legs
* {one} pair of Silver Crown Shoe Shwings

Sleeping Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {one} pair of pink running shoes
* {one} gold necklace
* want to go the extra mile & create a princess worthy running tank with very little sewing? Check out THIS tutorial.

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Sleeping Princess Running Costume here.

Polynesian Princess Running Costume

Does the water “call” to you? If so, the Polynesian Princess running costume is perfect for you. Here’s what you’ll need…

Polynesian Princess Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Orange Sparkle Headsweats Visor
* {one} make (or buy) a tribal inspired orange tank top (or use a sports bra for a more authentic look)
* {one} Brown Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of Crown Shoe Shwings

Polynesian Princess Running Costume Accessories

We always say that the details make all the difference… while they definitely aren’t necessary, the following accessories will definitely add a little “umph!” to your running costume:

* {one} tribal inspired skirt overlay (we used lace, and an orange kerchief that we added tribal inspired markings to)
* {one} pair of orange compression socks (or white tights)
* {one} pair of orange running shoes
* {one} seashell necklace

Get NEARLY everything you need for the Polynesian Princess Running Costume here.

Assembling any of these running costumes is pretty self-explanatory… but once you’re dressed, voilà! A quick & easy princess inspired running costume DIY style.

Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more costumes for running ideas, check out our entire running costume guide.

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