Exciting news for runDisney fans!! Registration for Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend is open!! Taking place at the Walt Disney World Resort, the weekend kicks off with Disney’s Fall Feast 5k, followed by races for runners of all skill level. The weekend’s events will be celebrated with a post-race party, on Sunday. Lets take a look at a break-down of the weekend’s events:
- Disney Fall Feast 5k presented by MISFIT – The Fall Feast 5K is the first event of the weekend, the 3.1 mile race is perfect for runners of all ages and skill levels. Starting at 6:30 a.m. on Friday November 3rd, runners are encouraged to dress up and have fun while navigating the course with characters and entertainment along the way! All runners that complete the 5K will receive special finisher medals.
- runDisney Kids Races presented by GoGo SqueeZ Applesauce on the Go – Located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex runDisney will have 4 events on Saturday November 4th, for children of all ages. The Kids Dashes will run from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. with a 100m dash for children 1-4 years old, and a 200m dash for children ages 4-8 years old. The Diaper Dash (for crawlers only) will run 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. For children ages 13 & under the One Mile Run will begin at 1:00 p.m. All participants will receive medal to commemorate their participation.
- Disney Wine & Dine 10k presented by MISFIT – Before the sun rises on Saturday November 4th, runners participating in the Wine & Dine 10k will take to the 6.2 mile course at 5:30 a.m. The race course will start and finish in Disney’s Epcot, with plenty of character interactions and entertainment along the way. All runners that complete the race will receive a finisher medal.
- Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon presented by MISFIT – The weekend’s main event will begin at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday November 5th. The 13.1 mile course will feature Disney characters and entertainment, once runners cross the finish line they will be greeted by family in the Family Reunion Area with more character interactions, live music, and a DJ. Participants will enjoy an exclusive after hours post-race party at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, as well as a commemorative finishers medal.
Runners wishing to take part in both the Disney Wine & Dine 10k and Half Marathon can also register for the Disney Two Course Challenge presented by MISFIT. Runners that complete both races, and have registered for the Two Course Challenge, will receive a Two Course Challenge medal in addition to their 10k and Half Marathon medals.
Race day is just 86 days away! Be sure to register as soon as possible, to guarantee your spot! You can register for any of the weekend’s events by clicking HERE.
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