Disney enjoys hosting a number of special events throughout the year. One special event scheduled to take place between November 9th and 10th of 2012 is the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend. The half marathon is only one of the events scheduled to take place that weekend among others related to the marathon event.
The Wine & Dine Half Marathon starts the night of November 10th, 2012 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and finishes at Epcot where the marathon participants can enjoy an after-hours party inside the International Food & Wine Festival. What makes the Wine & Dine Half Marathon so unique is the marathon is run at night and features Disney entertainment along the way.
The morning of November 10th, 2012 there are other events that people can register to participate in. This includes Mickey’s Jingle Jungle 5K that takes place in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. The event can be participated in by the whole family and even includes a stroller division.
Another of the special runs is the runDisney Kid’s Races which is a single mile run for children 13 and under. Children can earn a finisher medallion to take home to show their participation in the special event. And even children 12 months and younger can participate in a “Diaper Dash.”
On November 9th and 10th of 2012 is Disney’s Health & Fitness Expo which takes place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The expo has seminars featuring training, racing and proper nutrition. And the runners must attend the expo in order to receive their race number and packet pick-up. And after all the races is the celebratory Finish Line Party which occurs November 10th and 11th of 2012 with early entry into Epcot, Character meet & greets, and music and fun.