The Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend returns to Walt Disney World Resort Nov. 6-7 with a series of runDisney events leading up to the big race.
As the only nighttime runDisney event, the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon provides Guests a very unique opportunity to run under the stars through three Disney theme parks and finish with an exclusive after-party at Epcot (some rides will be available to Guests) during the International Food & Wine Festival.

Weekend Overview:
  • Nov. 6-7: runDisney Health & Fitness Expo
  • Nov. 6: Disney Wine & Dine Pre-Tace Taste
  • Nov. 7: Mickey’s Jingle Jungle 5K, runDisney Kids Races, Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon and Finish Line Party
Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Timeline:

Saturday, Nov. 7
  • 6 p.m. - No charge to all Guests entering Epcot Guest parking lot.
  • 7 p.m. - Spectator early entrance option
  • 8:30 p.m. - Osceola Parkway closes.
  • 9 p.m. - IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth is presented
  • 9:20 p.m. - After IllumiNations concludes, only Guests with wristbands will stay in the park.
  • 10 p.m. - Race start.
  • 11:10 p.m. - Estimated time first runner to cross the finish line.
  • 11:30 p.m. - Eastbound Osceola Parkway reopens.
Sunday, Nov. 8
  • 1 a.m. - Westbound Osceola Parkway reopens.
  • 1:45 a.m. - Estimated time last participant to cross the finish line.
  • 2 a.m. - Avenue of the Stars reopens to normal operation.
  • 4 a.m. - Finish Line Party concludes.
  • 4:30 a.m. - Host resort transportation concludes.
  • 4:30 a.m. - Parking tram operation concludes.
Disney Wine & Dine Finish Line Party offerings

  • Soarin’
  • Test Track
  • Spaceship Earth
  • Mexico – Gran Fiesta Tour
Merchandise Locations
  • Food & Wine Festival Canada Tent
  • World Traveler at International Gateway
  • Port of Entry featuring runDisney Merchandise
  • Test Track Merchandise
  • Mexico
  • Main Entrance Strollers
  • Lockers
Entertainment Offerings
  • Fountain Stage- DJ & Party Hub
  • Mexico – Mariachi Trio
  • United Kingdom - Jammitors
  • Disney Characters
Food and Beverage
  • 30 Global Marketplaces
  • Mexico – La Cantina de San Angel
  • Refreshment Cool Post
  • Italy – Gelati
  • The American Adventure – Fife & Drum & Liberty Inn
  • Morocco – Juice Bar
  • Refreshment Port
  • Japan - Garden House
  • France - Crepes des Chefs de France, Les Vins Des Chefs de France
  • United Kingdom - Yorkshire County Fish Shop, Rose & Crown Pub
  • Joffrey’s locations around World Showcase
  • Catering bars
Road Closures
To accommodate the race, some road closures will take place across Walt Disney World Resort during the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon. As a result, Guests may encounter detours and delays during the evening hours of Nov. 7. Drivers should follow roadway signs and allow for ample travel time.

Major roads, including Osceola Parkway, Victory Way, World Drive and Buena Vista Drive will be closed or operating under traffic restrictions starting at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. Traffic will be back to normal by 2:30 a.m. Drivers should closely follow roadway signs and allow for extra travel time.

1 Comment(s):

Anonymous said...

I'll be hobbling over to the Rose & Crown around 1 am...

Going to be a long night!

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