Drink Wine, Win a Disney Medal

Friends drinking wine at EPCOT
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Love wine? Love Figment? Love Encanto? Keep running…I mean reading…

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The Walt Disney Company has released a first look at the medals for the 2023 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend. This year, Guests participating in the runDisney event get to choose between three different courses and can celebrate with friends and family at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival afterward.

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Disney Wine & Dine 5K

Challenge yourself on a 3.1-mile journey around EPCOT with Alice and all her Wonderland friends. The course is inspired by the classic animated feature Alice in Wonderland (1951), and participants can win a spinning pocket watch-inspired medal upon finishing.

Alice in Wonderland 5K medal

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Disney Wine & Dine 10K

runDisney is a tale as old as time. Those who agree can take the 6.2-mile course around the EPCOT Park. Themed to the iconic Beauty and the Beast (1991) film, this trek to the great wide somewhere can earn participants a finisher medal featuring Lumiere, Mrs. Potts, and other characters from the Beast’s castle.

Beauty and the Beast 10 k Medal

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Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

We don’t talk about this course. But if you must know, this half marathon (13.1-mile) journey takes Guests through the Walt Disney World Resort. Finishers receive an Encanto (2021) medal with Mirabel and Bruno.

Encanto Half Marathon Medal

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Disney Two Course Challenge

This journey into your exhaustion begins at Figment’s Open House. It challenges runners to compete a total of 19.3 miles (the 10K and Half Marathon) for the chance to collect a specialty medal featuring Figment.

Figment 2 Course RunDisney Medal

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Post Race Party

The race weekend at Walt Disney World concludes with the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Post-Race Party. Guests will have access to Global Marketplaces, certain EPCOT attractions, as well as live entertainment for $105.

So those interested in food, wine, and running, and Disney should definitely sign up!

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About Steven Wilk

Steven has a complicated relationship with Disney. As a child, he visited Walt Disney World every few years with his family. But he never understood why kids his age (and older) were so scared of Snow White or Alien Encounter. He is a former participant of the Disney College Program (left early…long story), and he also previously worked in Children’s publishing, where he adapted multiple Disney movies and TV shows. He has many controversial opinions about Disney…like having a positive view of Michael Eisner, believing Return of the Jedi is superior to The Empire Strikes Back, and that Toy Story Land and Galaxy’s Edge should have never been built (at least not at Hollywood Studios). Every year for the past two decades, Steven has visited either Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Aulani or went on a Disney Cruise. He’s happy to share any and all knowledge of the Disney destinations (and he likes using parenthesis a lot…as well as ellipses…)