• On Sep 28, 2019
    Agustina Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi, I have a children 9 years old. Can she run castaway cay 5k?

    Ahoy Agustina!

    Welcome aboard the Disney Parks Moms Panel.  I am thrilled to hEAR that you are setting sail towards my favorite island oasis, Disney's private island Castaway Cay!

    The 5K is a popular way for guests to start the day on Castaway Cay.  Guests must be 10 years of age or older to run or walk the Castaway Cay 5K course.  Guests who are under 10 years of age can enjoy some time with the Youth Counselors at Scuttle's Cove, which opens early to accommodate families participating in the 5K.

    While on the island, there are many activities outside of the 5K you can enjoy together.  My pirates love to spend some time challenging each other at In Da Shade Game Pavilion, enjoying the slides at Pelican Plunge and lounging in hammocks on the family beach.

    My family also has a tradition each time we visit to rent bicycles and take a ride around the island.  We also make time for a stop at the observation tower to get a great family picture with the ship in the background.  There are bikes available for all ages and skill levels to participate!  Be sure to check out all of the Port Adventures available for you to enjoy during your visit.

    Run back to us at the Disney Parks Moms Panel if you have any additional questions about your upcoming adventure.  Enjoy making memories with your daughter!

    "Sea" ya real soon!  Angie
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Meet the Panelist: Angie, Minnesota

Hello there Castaways! I have followed the adventures of mermaids and pirates alike since I was a young princess myself.  Disney and the sea are two of my passions.  My husband and I, along with our two little adventurers, love traveling the world sailing on Disney Cruise Line.  Let's work together to chart a course to a vacation that you will remember for a lifetime! Learn More About Angie

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