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All you need to know about the 2023 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Celebrate the power of good food and good company during the 2023 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend this weekend at Walt Disney World.


2023 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

The popular Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend returns to Walt Disney World Resort this weekend, on November 2 - 5, 2023, and with thousands of runners arriving at the resort, runDisney have put together an overview of the event, including transportation options for participants and road closures.


WEEKEND OVERVIEW:


runDisney Health & Fitness Expo | ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Thursday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 3, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Disney Wine & Dine 5K

Friday, Nov. 3, 5 am. Start/Finish: EPCOT


This Alice in Wonderland-themed 5K, takes runners on a mad dash through the kookiest tea party around. Hosted by Alice, the Mad Hatter, and all their friends, athletes will find that nothing beats a well-earned medal to celebrate an un-birthday!


Disney Wine & Dine 10K

Saturday, Nov. 4, 5 am. Start/Finish: EPCOT


Answer the (dinner) Belle at our Be Our Guest-themed 10K. You’re invited on an enchanting adventure with Belle, Lumière and other dinner Guest's as you explore this 6.2-mile course.


Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Sunday, Nov. 5, 5 am. Start/Finish: EPCOT


Grab a seat at la mesa Madrigal and channel your inner Luisa to tackle our Encanto-themed half marathon. Use your unique gifts to cross the finish line of this 13.1-mile course.


Disney Two Course Challenge

Saturday, Nov. 4 - Sunday, Nov. 5, 5 am. Start/Finish: EPCOT


Disney Two Course Challenge participants who complete the 10K and Half Marathon on pace can chew on this: a medal featuring fan-favorite Figment and his topsy-turvy kitchen.


Post-Race Party

Sunday, Nov. 5, 10 pm, Location: EPCOT

It’s time to celebrate with an after-hours party at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival! You’ll have access to Global Marketplaces, select EPCOT attractions and live entertainment! Your Half Marathon or Challenge registration includes entry.

Friends and family are invited to purchase Post-Race Party tickets to attend this private celebration in honor of their favorite runner!

Post-Race Party ticket holders will be admitted to EPCOT as early as 5:00 PM on November 5, 2023––giving them even more time to enjoy park favorites before the event begins!


Bib Pick-Up

Participants must attend the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at least one day prior to their first event to pick up their race bib.


Thursday, November 2, 2023 | 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Friday, November 3, 2023 | 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Digital Waiver Form All weekend participants MUST complete a waiver form for each event in which they are participating prior to arrival. You can now complete your waiver digitally! It only takes a short moment to complete. Access your runDisney account to submit a digital waiver now. Not sure how to get started?


View more details on how to complete your waiver before you arrive. Check-in Pass Your Check-in Pass is required to pick up your Runners Packet for each event in which you are participating. Please bring it with you to the runDisney Health and Fitness Expo. Of course, your family and friends are welcome to join you at the Expo too! Your Check-in Pass will be available to you beginning October 30, 2023 through your runDisney account.


Transportation

Transportation has been arranged for participants staying at host resorts. Buses will be indicated by runDisney signs placed in the front windows:


ALL Walt Disney World Resorts

Shades of Green

Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel

Walt Disney World Swan Hotel


Please note, transportation is only provided to and from host resorts. Guests who do not stay at a host resort are responsible for their own transportation to and from race-related events.


2023 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

ROAD CLOSURES:


Pay close attention to roadway signs and allow extra travel time on your way to work during race weekend. Be sure to check the maps below for all planned road closures.


2023 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Race... then relax! After long miles, relax at the Disney Water Parks!


2023 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend runners and up to 3 guests can enjoy 50% off 1-Day Water Park Ticket!


To purchase, show a valid race bib or finisher medal at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex during the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at either the box office or Expo floor OR at the Disney Water Parks main entrance.


This special offer is valid November 2 - 8, 2023, with the dates meaning that runners and their guests can visit either Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park or Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park!


Typhoon Lagoon will be open through November 5, and then Blizzard Beach will open on November 6.


2023 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Read on for a look at this year's merch, runners medals and more at this weekend's 2023 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend!


First Look at 2023 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Merchandise

The delectable race weekend will whisk participants off on a journey of good food and good company, serving up “courses” inspired by memorable Disney dinner (and tea) parties and favorite moments found around the table. Add a little extra seasoning with an exciting post-race party to celebrate with friends and family at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival and you have a delicious race weekend to remember.


First Look at 2023 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Merchandise

You’ll want to be sure to commemorate your accomplishments with official event weekend merchandise and today we are sharing a sneak peek of just a few of the offerings coming to the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo!



It’s a fantastical and magical collection of merchandise for this year’s event, showcasing the Disney characters from each race distance in a variety of logo performance apparel and “I Did It!” Finisher products, including shirts in multiple styles and jackets.



You’ll want to complete your look with the race weekend Spirit Jersey and matching hat and ear headband.


Whether you’re taking on 3.1 or 19.3 delicious miles, runners participating in the weekend events will find something worth taking home. Carry your race weekend medals in one of the varieties of themed bag styles from Lug or the Loungefly mini backpack. Or take home one of the other exciting products, including commemorative pins and pin sets, drinkware and so much more!


Look for these commemorative items and more during the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.


Guests are invited to attend during the following dates and times:

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 3, 2023: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m



runDisney have revealed this year’s exciting finisher medals that will be awaiting runners at the finish line, check out the details AND the medals!


Get your race weekend appetite ready as runDisney prepares to whisk you off into a journey of good food and good company during the 2023 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Weekend’s Banquet Bash!


This year’s menu of delectable events features “courses” inspired by memorable Disney dinner (and tea) parties and favorite moments found around the table.


From Casa Madrigal in Disney Animation’s Academy Award-winning “Encanto” to Figment’s topsy-turvy kitchen, runners are in for an appetizing set of miles.


runDisney Unveils New Figment and Encanto Medals for 2023 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Disney Wine & Dine 5K

Prepare yourselves for a 3.1 mile “spin” around EPCOT with Alice, the Mad Hatter and all their Wonderland friends from Disney Animation’s “Alice in Wonderland” during the 2023 Disney Wine & Dine 5K. You won’t want to be late to the finish line so you can earn this spinning pocket watch-inspired finisher medal!


runDisney Unveils New Figment and Encanto Medals for 2023 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Disney Wine & Dine 10K

Be our racing guest and put our 6.2-mile course to the test as the dining room proudly presents the 2023 Disney Wine & Dine 10K! Set out on a race day adventure in the great wide somewhere to earn this rotating finisher medal featuring Lumiere, Cogsworth and the other enchanted castle residents from Disney Animation’s “Beauty and the Beast.”


runDisney Unveils New Figment and Encanto Medals for 2023 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Pull up a chair at the family table and join the family Madrigal from Disney Animation’s “Encanto” for an adventurous 13.1-mile journey through Walt Disney World Resort during the 2023 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon! Participants can let their unique gifts shine as they make their way to the finish line to earn a fantastical and magical finisher medal.


runDisney Unveils New Figment and Encanto Medals for 2023 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Disney Two Course Challenge

Let your imagination (and endurance) run wild as you head to Figment’s Open House for a visit into his topsy-turvy kitchen during the 2023 Disney Two Course Challenge. Participants will need just one spark of “run”spiration to complete both the Disney Wine & Dine 10K and Half Marathon, for a total of 19.3 miles, and earn this specialty challenge medal that even has its own spark of light!


runDisney 2023 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

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