Mickey’s Halloween Family Fun Run 5K Details Announced

wine&dineSMALLAnother awesome new Disney endurance event has been announced! The Halloween Family Fun Run 5K is a brand new event that the whole family can experience together! It even includes admission to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party! You’ll also have the option to purchase a commemorative pin or commemorative Mickey Ears… This race will accompany the inaugural Wine and Dine Half Marathon to complete the Fall race weekend!

Here’s the deets from Disney:

Saturday, October 2, 2010
7:00 a.m.

Start: Happy Parking Lot at Magic Kingdom® Park
Finish: West Beach outside of Magic Kingdom® Park

This 5K will take you on a one-of-a-kind Halloween themed course through the Magic Kingdom® Park. Adults, teens and tweens can be immersed in the fantasy of [Read more…]

Food Post Weekly Round-Up: October 18th

backlot noticeAnother jam-packed week of Disney updates this week, including the good news that Liberty Tree Tavern will be offering character meals during the Crystal Palace refurbishment, January 3 – February 14, 2010!

Check out the links below to see more about Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival Party for the Senses, the Children’s Miracle Network Classic Wine and Dine Walk, a fun Portobello Restaurant promotion, the brand new Wine and Dine Half-Marathon, and more!

Orlando Sentinel reminds us why this year is a great year to try the Epcot Food and Wine Festival Party for the Senses. Scott Joseph Orlando also might be able to convince you with his review of a recent Party for the Senses.

The Disney Blog shares a fun promotion at Portobello Restaurant in Downtown Disney.

Disney Geek Dad highlights one of my favorite counter service restaurants, Casey’s Corner.

WDW Daily News shares the good news that the audioanimatronic of Ratatouille’s Remy will remain at Epcot’s Chefs de France.

The Disney Parks Blog shares the announcement of the new Wine & Dine Half Marathon, debuting October 1-2, 2010.

The Disney Chick walks you step-by-step through the Liberty Tree Tavern Apple Cobbler Recipe! Yum!

Theme Park Insider shares some deeelicious-looking pics of theme park barbecue, including Disneyland’s Celebration Barbecue at Big Thunder Ranch.

MousePlanet shares the details and menu for the upcoming Children’s Miracle Network Classic Wine and Dine Walk along the fairways of Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course from November 12-15, 2009. Remember that if you’re a Disney Visa Cardholder, you can get free admission to the tournament!

Disney World Wine & Dine Half Marathon Announced

wine&dineSMALLThat’s right! The Race for the Taste has been discontinued, and Disney World now brings you the Wine & Dine Half Marathon!

Scheduled for October 2, 2010, this new race will take you though three Walt Disney World theme parks, and will culminate in an after-hours party at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

According to Disney:

Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon features:

* First nighttime half marathon
* Brand new course through 3 Walt Disney World theme parks
* Disney Entertainment on-course
* Finish inside Epcot® World Showcase
* Exclusive After Hours Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
* Event Weekend Transportation from the Event Host Resorts only

And just think: all this for $135 and a whole lotta training! ;-) I hope to see you there!