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Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend presented by MISFIT™

Event Overview

Volunteers are needed on behalf of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida for the 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World® Resort! Participants will feast on an exciting menu of race events, including the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo, runDisney Kids Races, Disney Fall Feast 5K, Disney Wine & Dine 10K and Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon.



Celebrated Charity


All event volunteers are assisting on behalf of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida for the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World® Resort! As part of the registration process, all participants and volunteers will have the opportunity to make a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. runDisney is also thrilled to make an independent donation to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in honor of the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend. SHFBCF is a powerful and efficient local hunger relief network that provides more than 52 million meals each year for struggling low-income families, children, seniors, homeless, and others in Central Florida. The organization also helps transform lives and create financial stability by training people for careers in the culinary field.

About Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

SHFBCF is a member of Feeding America – the largest charitable domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States. SHFBCF secures and distributes food and grocery products to approximately 550 local nonprofit feeding programs throughout Central Florida. Last year, with the help of food and financial donors, volunteers and a caring, committed community, the food bank distributed 52 million meals to partner programs such as food pantries, soup kitchens, women's shelters, senior centers, day care centers and Kids Cafes. Our community turns to Second Harvest's partner agencies more than 71,000 times per week. To learn more about SHFBCF, visit www.FeedHopeNow.org.


Volunteer Needs

Volunteers are needed on behalf of Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida roles throughout the weekend which features five different events:



  • runDisney Health & Fitness Expo
    Thursday, November 1 - Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Disney Fall Feast 5K presented by MISFIT™
    Friday, November 2, 2018
  • Disney Wine & Dine 10K presented by MISFIT™
    Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • runDisney Kids Races presented by GoGo squeeZ® Applesauce on the Go
    Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon presented by MISFIT™
    Sunday, November 4, 2018

Medical Volunteer Needs

Florida Hospital Celebration Health will be providing complete medical coverage for the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend. We invite you to be a part of the elite medical team that will provide race support for 10,000+ runners. We need volunteers that are state certified/licensed MDs, DOs, PAs, DPMs, ARNPs, RNs, ATCs, PTs, PMs and EMTs to volunteer their time. Hours vary by day/assignment. You should be available as early as 3:00 a.m. and as late as 2:00 p.m. You must also be able to stay for the duration of your assigned schedule. To request an application or for more information, please call our Medical Volunteer Hotline at 407-303-4053.


Eligibility

The Volunteer Ambassador Program does have minimum age requirements to participate as a volunteer. Volunteers for all events must be at least 14 years of age. Volunteers under 18 years of age must have parental/legal guardian consent and must present a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Volunteers under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Remember that children under the minimum age are not allowed to volunteer or accompany you. You will be told on the event day that your services cannot be utilized if you have children with you. This is for the safety of your child and everyone else involved.



Registration

Volunteer registration is now open!


Volunteer Resources

Waivers


Note that there are separate waivers for adults and minors. Anyone age 18 or older must complete an adult waiver. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian complete a waiver for a minor. To print a copy of the 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend waivers please click on the appropriate link below:



Volunteer Dress Code

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida volunteers are expected to wear clothing appropriate to the family friendly Disney style, providing for appropriate covering of body parts and no offensive graphics. For scheduled shifts which take place during the Expo, Kids Races, event, please wear comfortable, neutral colored, appropriate length shorts or pants (khakis preferred no jeans, yoga or athletic pants please) and comfortable closed toe shoes (no sandals or flip flops). For scheduled shifts which take place at the 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon race, you may wear jeans(no holes or rips please) with comfortable closed toe shoes (no sandals or flip flops).


Security Guidelines

In an effort to provide athletes, spectators, volunteers, and staff with the safest environment, listed below are security guidelines.  Thank you for taking time to review and understand all initiatives.  Additional guidelines may be instituted at any time and your flexibility is appreciated.  

  • All volunteers will be required to present photo identification upon checking in for their shifts in order to volunteer.
  • Volunteers must wear the proper credentials and have his/her photo identification available at all times.
  • All bags, parcels, and carry packs are subject to search.
  • Please keep personal items to a minimum and leave valuables at home.  Facilities are not available to store personal items.
  • All necessary personal items must be carried in a clear bag. You may not place a non-clear bag, parcel or carry pack inside a clear bag.
  • All volunteers must go through the bag check route, with or without bags.
  • NO FOLDING CHAIRS. Volunteers are not allowed to bring folding chairs with them.


Scheduling

Schedules

Volunteer Ambassador shifts will be scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Schedules are always subject to change due to event needs. Although every effort will be made to accommodate your selection, the scheduling office reserves the right to schedule volunteers based on event needs, which includes placing volunteers on a waiting list. You will receive a confirmed volunteer schedule closer to the event.


Confirmations

Volunteer Ambassador will receive confirmation of the shifts for which they have been scheduled. Confirmations will be mailed approximately 30 days prior to the event or emailed after that time. Confirmation will include further information on parking, directions, and other useful information.

Credential Pick-Up

All volunteers MUST pick up their Volunteer Credentials at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on one of the scheduled days listed below or at the Disney Sports Building, 3281 Sherberth Rd, Kissimmee, FL during the Early Bird Pick-Up dates. All volunteers must sign a waiver to obtain credentials and participate. If you are picking up a credential for another volunteer, please print the waiver and have it signed in advance by the participant. Volunteers under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed by a parent/legal guardian.



Early Bird Credential Pick-Up – Sports Clubhouse (3281 Sherberth Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34747)

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Volunteer Credential Pick-Up (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, 700 S. Victory Way, Kissimmee, FL 34747)

  • Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 2, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*(Hours subject to change)



Contact Us

Questions? Call the Volunteer Ambassador Info Line at 407-938-3880 or email volunteer.ambassador.team@disneysports.com.

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