Napa to Sonoma 5K & Half Marathon
December 12 - December 13
Named one of the “Top 7 Most Scenic Half Marathons in the US” by Forbes, this is certainly not an event to miss! Join in for the Rosé 5K on Saturday, the Half Marathon on Sunday.. or both. This weekend features a pre-race expo with exhibitor booths, samplings, merchandise sales, seminars, wine tasting, and other events. After the half marathon, you can celebrate your accomplishments by attending the phenomenal post-race wine tasting festival on Sunday from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Find more information below or visit the official website.
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Rosé 5K: Saturday, December 12
Start time: 8am
Location: Start and finish will take place in Sonoma Plaza
5K Packet Pick-up: Saturday, December 12th starting at 6:30am
The Pre-Race Expo: Saturday, December 12
The Race Expo will be held on Saturday, December 12 from 9am to 5pm where runners can pick up their half marathon bib, timing chip, shirt, and other race information. Exhibitor booths, sampling, merchandise sales, seminars, wine tasting, and other events will be available.
Half Marathon – Napa to Sonoma: Sunday, December 13
Start time: 7am
Start line: Cuvaison Carneros Winery – 1221 Duhig Rd, Napa, CA 94559
Finish line: Sonoma Plaza – 453 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476
Runners will start the 13.1 mile race at Cuvaison Carneros Winery to follow the scenic course with gorgeous wine country views! Participants will pass through the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife area, the San Pablo Bay, and the hills of Marin County. In addition, there are numerous working farms and ranches in the area – which means plenty of opportunities to pass by horses, sheep, goats, llamas, cows, and more.
The Post-Race Wine Festival: Sunday, December 13
Admission to the post-race wine festival is included with each half marathon registration. A commemorative wine glass and unlimited tastings is included. Additional admissions to the wine festival may be purchased for guests during race registration or via the participant’s online account. Guest admission (includes commemorative wine glass and unlimited wine tastings) may be purchased for $40 per person.
Participants in the Rosé 5K on Saturday, December 12th, may purchase admission to Sunday’s post-race wine festival for a discounted rate of $30 (includes commemorative wine glass and unlimited wine tastings). Admission for guests may be purchased for $40. Wine festival admission for 5K participants and guests must be purchased during registration or via the participant’s online account.