May 7, 2016

Congratulations 2015 Finishers!

Registration for 2016 will open August 31, 2015!

Santa Barbara and the adjoining Santa Ynez Valley offer the ideal destination running experience. Held in early May on Mother’s Day weekend, it’s the perfect time to visit this haven for outdoor recreation. The area has plenty to offer including beach and ocean activities, hiking, biking and running trails, historic towns and missions, plenty of shopping and restaurant options, and an abundance of wineries and tasting rooms. And you’ll LOVE this scenic course that runs from downtown Santa Ynez through Los Olivos into the Danish-settled town of Solvang.

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a weekend full of activities in this bucolic setting and celebrate in style at the expanded post-race Wine & Music Festival in Solvang Park, Presented by Alaska Airlines. Run the half marathon or the two-person relay. Form a team of six or more. Run with, or for, your mother. But be warned…this race is habit forming and sells out early! Produced by Destination Races

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Registration is limited to 3,200 runners due to our commitment to minimize the impact in this beautiful area and to provide our guests with a quality destination running experience.Learn More
Besides quality shoes and a healthy diet, a high quality training plan is the next best thing you can do for your running. If you really want to reach your running goals, go with a plan guaranteed to get you there.Learn More
Take a look at this year’s and past race results.Learn More
The Wine Country Half Marathon Series produced by Destination Races feature some of the most scenic courses in the world. View and order photos and video from the race.
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  Join our wine club and look for our branded running apparel and accessories for sale at each event expo and Wine & Music Festival.Learn More
Runners from around the world join in our exclusive wine country events before and after the race. Peruse the event schedule to plan your weekend in the Santa Ynez Valley.Learn more

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