2014 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Homes for Our Troops is excited to announce that we have been chosen

as the Celebratory Charity for the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon!

Join Team HFOT for our first year in this event!

November 8, 2014 in Orlando, FL


We are SOLD OUT of charity spots in the race!


We accept all runners who have secured their own race registration through runDisney.

If you have already joined Team HFOT in this race, click here to login to your headquarters. If you have already secured a spot via runDisney, click here to join Team HFOT
as a pre-registered runner.
Click here to support a runner!

 

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All Team HFOT members must raise a minimum of $500 (Minimum must be met by November 8, 2014)

All Team HFOT members receive:

  • Custom team jersey
  • Fundraising web page that you can personalize and manage 
  • Personalized support & technical help 
  • Fundraising Toolkit & HFOT promotional material
  • Team goody bag
  • Specially-priced Walt Disney World Resort Hotel rate
  • Specially-priced Walt Disney World Theme Park Tickets
  • Select discounts on other race weekend amenities

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Quicklinks:


 

Disney's Health and Fitness Expo

Expo Schedule:

  • Friday, November 7, 10am - 7pm
  • Saturday, November 8, 10am - 3pm

Expo Location: 
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Jostens Center & HP Field House
700 S Victory Way
Kissimmee, FL

Headquarters for everything you need to prepare for race weekend is at Disney's Health & Fitness Expo at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The Expo is where you'll pick up your official race number and packet, check out the newest Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Merchandise, and get a sneak peek at the latest in apparel and fitness equipment. The Expo will also showcase a Speaker Series that includes appearances by celebrity runners and seminars on training, racing, and nutrition featuring speakers and panelists from the world of running. 

Race Packet Pick-Up

All participants in the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend are required to attend Packet Pick-up, located at Disney's Health & Fitness Expo to retrieve their bib.  Runners are required to download their personalized race number pick-up card and waiver online (available approximately one month prior to the event). 

*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at Disney's Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.

 

Team Hotel

Hotel Information:

Team HFOT has a room block at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort for $117/night plus tax. Please refer to your team emails for information on how to book your room. We encourage everyone to take advantage of this room block. Walt Disney World Resort Hotels offer free transportation to and from Orlando International Airport, Walt Disney World Theme Parks, and select resorts offer transportaion to each Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Events.

Homes for Our Troops Team Pasta Dinner 

Friday, November 7 in Disney! More information soon!

Spectators

Team HFOT Cheering Brigade T-Shirts

Each Team HFOT runner will be provided with two free Cheering Brigade shirts for your family! These bright yellow t-shirts make it easy for you to spot your family along the race course.  Additional shirts can be purchased for $10 each.

For the best viewing areas for spectators, including within the Magic Kingdom, please refer to the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend's website here and click on "Spectators". Finish Line Party Spectator admission to Epcot begins at 7:00pm and a party ticket is required. 

Shuttles & Parking

Shuttles

Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Transportation has been arranged for those staying at select Event Host Resorts. Buses will be indicated by Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon signs placed in the front windows.

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  • Friday, November 7, 9:30am – 6:30pm
  • Saturday, November 8, 8:30am – 2:30pm
  • Last buses will depart from the Expo 30 minutes after it closes.

Mickey's Jingle Jungle 5K: Saturday, November 8th 5:00 am - 9:00 am. 5K participants must board buses no later than 5:30am in order to make it to their corrals by 6:15am

runDisney Kids Races: Saturday, November 8th 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Families with participants in the Kids Races must board buses no later than 9:00am in order to make it to their corrals by 9:45am

Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon: Saturday, November 8th 7:00 pm - 4:30 am.  Half Marathon participants must board buses no later than 8:00pm in order to make it to their corrals by 9:15pm

Transportation will continue throughout the evening for spectators

Please note, Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Transportation is only provided to and from select Walt Disney World Resorts. If you are staying at a Resort on property, please check with your front desk for a pick-up location. Participants staying at a Walt Disney World® Resort are strongly encouraged to use the event transportation to all weekend events. Guests not staying at a Walt Disney World® Resort will need to provide their own transportation to race weekend activities. 

Parking

Parking for all race weekend events is very limited. For more information on shuttles and parking, please visit the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend here and click "Transportation" under the "Plan" heading. 

Contact

Cara Yanosick email: cyanosick@hfotusa.org / Office: 508-823-3300, ext. 229 M-F 9am - 5pm.  

*No Walt Disney World endorsement is implied.

 

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6 Main Street, Taunton, MA 02780 | Phone: 866-7-TROOPS
info@hfotusa.org

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