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Medals Revealed for 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort

The 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend presented by MISFIT takes place November 1-4 at Walt Disney World Resort  and today Disney revealed the lineup of medals for the event.

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As a toast to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival taking place, the race weekend medals celebrate some of the popular classic Disney Chefs from throughout the years. Starting off the weekend, the Disney Fall Feast 5K and its festive theme returning for the second year will feature a ‘paws’itively adorable finisher’s medal highlighting Chef Tony and Lady and the Tramp.

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Participants diving into the Disney Wine & Dine 10K will ‘sea’-lebrate their finish and earn this medal featuring Chef Louis and Sebastian from Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

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Runners setting their course for 13.1 miles around Walt Disney World Resort during the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon will find a finisher medal inspired by the Tuscan countryside and featuring Chef Mickey awaiting them at the end. Our esteemed guests taking on the most delectable event of the weekend, Disney Two Course Challenge, will finish their tale as old as time earning a beautiful rose gold medal celebrating everyone’s favorite host, Lumiere, from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”

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As Chef Gusteau would say, anyone can cook … or in this case, run! Our littlest Chefs participating in runDisney Kids Races presented by GoGo squeeZ Applesauce on the Go will earn a fun medallion featuring Chef Linguini and Remy from the Disney•Pixar film “Ratatouille.” There’s still limited spots remaining for the Kids Races.

Enhance your weekend menu of events and have the entire family join in the fun! Space still available for friends and family for both Ch’EAR Squad and the Post-Race Party celebration.

Share your excitement for the weekend with @runDisney on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube using the hashtag #WineDineHalf.

Learn more about runDisney events here!

Sneak Peek of runDisney 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side Merchandise

The 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side presented by OtterBox, returns to Walt Disney World Resort this weekend! Check out some of the merchandise that will be offered below.

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In this year’s event merchandise collection, runners participating in the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon, Star Wars Dark Side 10K, Star Wars Dark Side 5K, and the runDisney Kids Races will find a performance apparel including short and long sleeved shirts, tank tops, jackets and accessories.

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Also look for a variety of apparel and accessories for runners participating in the Star Wars First Order Challenge, celebrating their completion of 19.3 miles.

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Other products to note include Star Wars lifestyle apparel, commemorative Stormtrooper and BB-8 figurines and specialty shoe ornaments inspired by the race weekend.

Look for these commemorative items and more during runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. All Guests are invited to attend during the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, April 20, 2018: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 21, 2018: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

To learn more about other runDisney events, click here.


Medals Revealed for Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort

The 2018 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals takes place February 22 – 25 at Walt Disney World Resort  and today Disney revealed the lineup of medals featuring several different Disney Princesses, each with an incredible story.

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Runners of the Disney Princess 5K will earn this medal featuring Rapunzel herself!

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Runners, take aim for a thrilling 6.2-mile run during the Disney Princess Enchanted 10K featuring a “Brave”-inspired medal. This year’s finisher medal spotlights the courageous Scottish Princess while incorporating Celtic design.

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Enjoy a gem of a 13.1-mile course to earn this year’s medal featuring “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.”

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Participants taking on the Disney Fairy Tale Challenge, completing both the Disney Princess Half Marathon and 10K, can look forward to earning this Cinderella-inspired medal which incorporates a nod to its 5th Anniversary.

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Find out about other runDisney events here!

 

runDisney Cancels All Disneyland Events for 2018

runDisney has announced all runDisney weekends at Disneyland Resort will be on hiatus beginning in 2018 due to construction taking place throughout the resort.  This includes Star Wars: The Light Side, Tinker Bell, Disneyland Half Marathon, and Super Heroes.  This year’s Super Heroes Half Marathon will still take place November 9-12 as planned.

The following statement was made on the runDisney site on October 18, 2017:

Given the level of construction to support the ongoing Disneyland Resort expansion, we have been working hard to determine how we can continue providing our West Coast participants with the best possible runDisney experience, which is designed around the ability to run throughout our resorts while enjoying entertainment offerings and characters.

After careful consideration and weighing all possibilities, we have made the very difficult decision to place all runDisney race weekends at Disneyland Resort on hiatus beginning in 2018. This includes the associated Coast to Coast Race Challenges.
Anyone who has registered for one of these races will be contacted directly by runDisney today by email and will receive a full refund for registration fees and for any commemorative items they may have purchased.

While news of this hiatus is sad to share, we are so thankful for the magic and memories you have helped create at our race weekends through the years. We look forward to hosting the upcoming Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort November 9-12, and we hope to see many of you there.

PHOTOS: Medals Revealed for 2017 Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort

The 2017 Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend takes place November 9-12, 2017 at Disneyland Resort and today Disney revealed the lineup of medals featuring nods to exciting characters such as Spider-Man, Thor, Black Widow, and more.

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Runners of the Spider-Man 5K will earn this medal featuring Spider-Man himself!

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Little runners participating in the runDisney Kids Races presented by GoGo squeeZ will be earning this medallion featuring characters from the “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Groot and Rocket!

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Those running the Thor 10K and Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon for the Infinity Gauntlet Challenge will be rewarded with these medals!

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Designs for this year’s 10K medal include fun ties to Thor, with a spinner that features a nod to both Thor and Loki. The Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon medal debuts a new design featuring an icon of one of the Avengers with this year, featuring a spotlight on Black Widow.

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The Infinity Gauntlet Challenge medal returns for another year for those daring participants conquering 19.3 miles in two days. This year’s Infinity Stone is the Reality Stone which allows its wielder to alter existence itself, even in contradiction to known scientific laws.

For more information on the Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort, please visit rundisney.com.