7:00am on Saturday May 13, 2017Start:
Sagunto St. (Santa Ynez)Finish:
Copenhagen Dr. (Solvang)
13.1 miles (point-to-point)Wine & Music Festival:
9:30am to Noon in Solvang Park & First StreetAwards Ceremony:
10:30am – 11:15am
Timing & ResultsThe race is chip timed to provide accurate and fair results for runners. Runners will receive a chip embedded in their race bib. Top 3 overall finisher results are based on gun time, all other finisher results use chip time results. The timing chips with bibs are disposable and do not need to be returned. However, our bibs are a keepsake and make nice wall art!
Gear CheckA gear check area is provided at the start and relay transition areas for runners to place their warm-ups and other items in the bag provided by race staff. Write your bib number and name on the bags and they will be transported to the finish area for pickup. Any items left at the event will be donated to charity after 14 days.
WeatherMay temperatures are typically very moderate and pleasant in the Santa Ynez Valley. Start time temperature can range from a cool of 50°F to low 60’s°F. The high temperature in the afternoon usually ranges from 68°F to 78°F. There is very little precipitation in May although it is recommended that runners bring adequate clothing to prepare for a range of temperatures and conditions. There is exposure to the sun on this course so please wear sunscreen.
Half Marathon AwardsTop 3 Overall Male & Female
1st Place$500 plus 3L bottle of wine and Fortessa Award Plate
2nd Place$300 plus 1.5L magnum of wine
3rd Place$200 plus 1.5L magnum of wine
Rules & SafetyPlease line up at the start according to your pace. Elite runners will be positioned at the front with runners lining up behind them by mile pace. Please look for the pace signs posted along the start chute to guide your position. Please do not line up ahead of your pace time! This is chip timed so your time will officially begin when you cross the timing mat at the start line. Top 3 overall are on gun time. Take extra caution as you start the race!
Fitbit Pace Team
Pace leaders will be available for finishing times of 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, 3:00. Look for the pace leaders in the starting corral with sign/balloons indicating the finishing time of your choice. Email pace team coordinator, Vanessa Kline, with any questions.