You’ve trained. You’ve prepped. You’ve packed. And you’ve finally finished all 13.1 miles of the RunDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon. What are you going to do next? Celebrate at the Finish Line Party, of course!
Just after you get your medal, there will be water, bottled Powerade, and the RunDisney box of post-race food. It usually contains cheese & crackers and some fruit gummies. You should begin rehydrating immediately and try to eat some of the food as well.
There will be changing areas at the finish line if you’d like to change into something slightly fresher than the clothing you just ran 13.1 miles in. You might want to bring a string backpack or other bag to haul your sweaty clothing as the plastic bag RunDisney provides for checked items is not super-comfy to carry for hours. You’ll need a photo ID (you’ll even be carded for the “free” drink that you can get right at the finish line using the tab from your race bib), your finish line wristband, your race bib (don’t trash it yet!), the $10 Disney gift card included with your packet, and some extra money to spend because that $10 gift card is not going to be enough! Remember that you’ll be going through security bag check with all this stuff on your way into the party. I don’t envy those security guards!
Once you make it into the Finish Line Party, it will be time to start searching for more food to replenish and rebuild. Here are some options from the Food & Wine Festival booths that you might consider:
Africa: Spinach & Paneer Cheese Pocket (vegetarian) $3.50
Argentina: Beef Empanada $4.50
Australia: Grilled Lamb Chop with Mint Pesto & Potato Crunchies $6.00
Canada: Cheddar Cheese Soup $4.25 and “Le Cellier” Wild Mushroom Beef Filet Mignon with Truffle Butter Sauce $7.00
China: Mongolian Beef in a Steamed Bun $5.00
Florida Local: Florida Grass Fed Beef Slider with Monterey Jack and Sweet & Hot Pickles $3.75
France: Boeuf Bourguignon (Braised Short Ribs in Cabernet with Mashed Potatoes) $5.50
Germany: Roast Bratwurst in a Pretzel Roll $5.00
Greece: Chicken Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce $3.50
Hawai’i: Kālua Pork Slider with Sweet and Sour Dole® Pineapple Chutney and Spicy Mayonnaise $3.50
Mexico: Taco de Ribeye with Salsa de Chipotle $5.50
Morocco: Kefta Pocket $5.00
New Zealand: Lamb Meatball with Spicy Tomato Chutney $5.00
Scotland: Vegetarian Haggis with Neeps and Tatties-Griddled Vegetable Cake with Rutabaga and Mashed Potatoes (vegetarian) $3.25
Terra: Trick’n Chick’n Curry with Basmati Rice featuring Gardein™ Chick’n Breast (vegetarian) $3.75 and Chili Colorado with House-made Chips and Cashew Cheese featuring Gardein™ Beefless Tips (vegetarian) $3.75
There will be countless other options available, including lots of desserts and alcoholic beverages. Make sure to hydrate well with non-alcoholic options, then enjoy a toast to your accomplishment!