(via Disney Parks Blog)
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. 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!
Today we are serving up a reveal of this year’s exciting finisher medals that will be awaiting runners at the finish line. Take a look:
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!
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.”
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.
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!
We’re still serving up the opportunity to join us virtually and run on a course of your choosing with limited spots remaining for the 2023 Virtual Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend! From 3.1 to 19.3 miles, explore one-of-a-kind race options that will bring the magic of a runDisney event to you!
You also won’t want to miss out on celebrating your race weekend accomplishments during the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Post-Race Party. From access to EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival Global Marketplaces and select EPCOT attractions to exclusive entertainment and more, it’s a delicious ending to your race weekend fun!