Wine Country Half Marathon

Wine Country Half Marathon

Registration is currently CLOSED (2nd chance list to open today)

Produced by Destination Races, the Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon may be the most exhilarating and fun race you'll ever run. This wine harvest and Halloween-themed event is a favorite with runners, volunteers and spectators who enjoy the ideal weather, spectacular autumn-colored scenery, creative costumes and the celebratory Wine & Music Festival in Warm Springs Recreation Area! Runners are treated to a winding course that starts at Francis Ford Coppola Winery with brilliant views of the Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys as you pass 24 wineries on the way to the finish below Lake Sonoma. Water station #3 at Quivera Winery offers something extra on your journey...a sip of wine and estate-produced jam!  Don't miss this concluding event of the Wine Country Half Marathon Series.

Asics to have big ‘footprint” at Healdsburg race

A long-time leader in the running shoe and apparel industry, Asics is now an official sponsor of the Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon.  Asics will be raffling off shoes at the Early Packet Pickup and Race Orientation at Sports Basement in the Presidio on Thursday, Oct. 27.  They will also be present at the Race Expo at the Santa Rosa Hyatt on Friday and best of all, each runner will receive the Ready-Set Tee from Asics in their race packets!

Fly Alaska Airlines - Save time and money!

If you are traveling by air to the event, make sure check our special rates provided by Alaska Airline and Horizon Air.  As our official airline partner, you'll receive a 10% discount on Alaska Airlines flights to San Francisco or Oakland, and by flying Horizon Air into Santa Rosa, you'll be minutes away from the event venues!  Travel must occur between October 26 and November 1st.  Go our Travel page or Click Here for the reservation link.

Welcome Reception at Truett Hurst Winery

Don't miss the welcome reception this year at Truett Hurst Winery.  We discovered this winery last year and are glad we did! Its located on Dry Creek Rd. and you can sip wine while sitting in comfy chairs overlooking the creek (dry or wet?).  They'll be serving their fabulous wines (Zins are their specialty) with wood oven-fired pizzas.  Come meet and mingle with fellow runners from around the country in a beautiful indoor/outdoor setting.  $30 includes wine and food. Sign up during race registration or under Race Extras. 

Finishers Party at Clos du Bois Winery

It's Saturday on Halloween weekend so the party doesn't end after the Wine & Music Festival.  Clos du Bois winery hosts the Finisher's Party starting at 1:30pm on their lawn complete with live band, BBQ and of course, fabulous wines. Clos du Bois serves as the parking area for the start at Coppola Winery.  Cost is only $25. Sign up online when you register or separately at Race Extras.

Early packet pickup and race orientation at Sports Basement in SF

The Sports Basement (Presidio store) will host an early packet pickup and race orientation function on Thursday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm on Thursday, October 27. This event will feature a raffle for Asics shoes, discount for in-store purchases, a seminar on the Healdsburg course and race preparation, and a wine and cheese tasting.  You must register for this event ($20) online. Sign up for this option in advance during Race Registration or via post registration "Race Extras" if you've already registered for the race.

Costume Contest

We've seen some clever costumes at this race and they get better every year.  Stick around for the awards ceremony as we award extra wine to winners in the team, pairs and individuals costume contest. It's an audience participation vote so make sure to work the crowd all day! 

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