2019 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Make Your Miles Even More Meaningful

Join Team Save the Children for the Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend

 October 31st - November 3rd

Ready to take on an amazing challenge? Join Team Save the Children for the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, FL! It’s a fabulous weekend with some of your favorite Disney characters! We’re serving up a delectable race menu for participants of all ages and skill levels, plus a challenge for those craving two courses. Enjoy a cornucopia of Disney entertainment at the races, and later, live it up at an after-hours Post-Race Party—exclusively for runners and their Guests!


As a team member, you will enjoy the ultimate VIP experience!


CE_Endurance_Icon_Gift Save the Children branded swag
CE_Endurance_Icon_Shirt Race Day T-Shirt 
CE_Endurance_Icon_Phone Fundraising support from Team Save staff
CE_Endurance_Icon_Girl The Chance to make a difference in the life of a child

 

Fundraising minimums are:

  • Disney Fall Feast 5K - $500
  • Disney Wine & Dine 10K - $750
  • Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon - $1,000
  • Disney Two Course Challenge (10K + Half Marathon) - $1,250

Questions? Email us at team@savechildren.org

 

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Way to go! Thanks to your amazing dedication, girls and boys around the world will have a brighter future. You and volunteers like you are making a difference for children around the world, by providing nutritious food, lifesaving medical care, school supplies and so much more.

Top Fundraisers

  1 -  Franklin Byrd ($1,260.00)
  2 -  Ashley Volkens ($754.10)
  3 -  Lauren Huber ($630.00)
  4 -  Matthew Derbyshire ($610.00)
  5 -  Sarah Keir ($607.17)

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THE BIKE RUNNER

Alan Thompson, 67, is completing a fundraiser riding around the perimeter of the United States. Thompson said, "I've had my fair share of adventure in life, so the main purpose here is to generate funds for Habitat For Humanity and Save the Children. If I can do that, then it will be an effort well intentioned and spent." You are our hero, Alan!





REACHING NEW HEIGHTS FOR KIDS

Best friends Jon Fain and Rick Rowan climbed Time Wave Zero, a 2100 ft. vertical route in Mexico, which entailed 2 hours of hiking, 14 hours of climbing and several hours of rappelling...all for Save the Children. Jon said, "Rick and I aren't professional climbers by any means. We are just two guys who enjoy climbing and wanted to do it for a cause. The idea of this is that you can be a regular person and make a run at something difficult in order to do some good."





SWIM TEAMS DIVE IN TO HELP NEPAL

Within one month of the deadly 2015 earthquake in Nepal, the Staples High School Varsity Swim Team and The Westport Water Rats dove in to help. By creating the "Swim for Nepal," a five-hour swim event, they were able to raise over $43,000 to benefit Save the Children’s relief efforts there. More than 175 swimmers, ranging in age from 6 to 18, took part. The "Swim for Nepal" remains one of the most successful school fundraisers in our history.





BABY NOAH DONATES HIS FIRST BIRTHDAY

"It was my husband Mark’s idea to have our friends and family donate to Save the Children for our son Noah’s first birthday. He thought of it after we ran in the Disney charity races and learned about the wonderful things Save the Children does," says Celeste Kanpurwala. "We were thrilled that we raised over $1,600 from our generous friends and family! We had 125 people at Noah’s big birthday bash held at our local elementary school."





A SPECIAL GIFT FOR HER SPECIAL DAY

As Julia prepared for her bat Mitzvah, her synagogue also required a "mitzvah project” from everyone undertaking this traditional rite of passage. "We had to do something to help others on a large scale," Julia explains. “I decided I wanted to raise money for a charity, and I chose Save the Children because I’m 13 and thought it would be very special to help other kids. "I think this is an especially important cause because kids don’t have the same access to resources and help that adults do," she said.





BIKING 4,000 Miles FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

"There’s just this incredible, incredible need out there, specifically for the children, to relieve some of their emotional suffering, but also in physical terms of getting basic needs met," Matt says. “And that means shelter and food." To help us meet those needs, he’s biking the Trans-America Trail, beginning in Virginia and traveling west to Oregon with a goal of raising $10,000. It will take him more than 4,000 miles from coast to coast. His goal? To raise money and awareness for Syrian refugees through Save the Children.





YOUNG HELPER

Twelve-year-old Riley writes: "Last spring, I read the young readers edition of Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and Under the Persimmon Tree in school. Both of these books inspired me to help the children in war-torn areas, especially in the Middle East. "I have never been one to sit around, so I went straight to my local church and set up a bake and craft sale. I held a fundraiser for your organization and managed to raise over $500 for the children!"