LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — It’s billed as “The ultimate runner’s night out,” and the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon is all that … and a couple days of fun at Walt Disney World Resort.
A sellout field of more than 12,500 participants will begin a 13.1-mile course through three theme parks at 10 p.m. Oct. 1, 2011. Along the way, there’ll be Disney entertainment. And after the finish, there’s a special after-hours party inside the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival until 3 a.m. on Oct. 2.
The weekend also features:
- Disney Halloween 5K – a fun-filled course through Disney’s Animal Kingdom Oct. 1, 2011 (7 a.m.)
- Disney Kids’ Races – something for “crawlers” (12 months old and younger) to children ages 7-8 at ESPN Wide World of Sports track & field complex Oct. 1, 2011 (10 a.m.)
- Disney Health & Fitness Expo – There will be seminars on training, racing, and nutrition featuring speakers and panelists from the world of running plus Official Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Merchandise and the latest in apparel and fitness equipment in HP Field House and Jostens Center at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Sept. 30, 2011 (10 a.m.-8 p.m.) and Oct. 1, 2011 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.)