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More than 700 runners complete the Castaway Cay challenge

Matt Stroshane
The 5K event took place on Disney's private Bahamian island
More than 700 runners cruised over the finish line during the inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge, a 5K event hosted by runDisney and Disney Cruise Line on Castaway Cay.

Participants earned an inaugural race medal to commemorate the event, which came on the heels of the annual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.

The experience was made complete during a four-night cruise aboard Disney Dream which sailed from Port Canaveral and featured special activities, speakers and merchandise designed for the Castaway Cay Challenge.