Virginia Wine Country
June 4, 2016
The Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon is not just a running race, it’s a destination lifestyle experience. Destination Races produces the Wine Country Half Marathon series in renowned wine regions across North America. Loudoun County plays host to this popular event located in and around historic Leesburg, VA, one hour west of Washington DC. This is the only event in the series held in the eastern US.
The race starts and finishes at bucolic Doukenie Winery, the perfect venue for hosting the post-race Wine & Music Festival, Presented by Visit Loudoun. This scenic, tree-laden course runs north of the winery on historic byways, passing vineyards, farms, ranches and estates along the way. Come experience the race of a lifetime as we welcome you to Virginia and DC’s Wine Country!
May 7, 2016
Run through the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, located just northeast of Santa Barbara's renowned beaches and downtown. Get lost wandering the hiking, biking, and running trails, historic towns and missions, and taste at the region's top wineries and tasting rooms.
June 4, 2016
This scenic, tree-laden course runs north of bucolic Doukenie Winery on historic byways, passing vineyards, farms, ranches and estates. Hiddencroft Vineyards is the midpoint in the course, complete with a water and wine stop.
NAPA TO SONOMA
July 17, 2016
Runners from around the world flock to this scenic vineyard course that sold out in just 17 minutes this year. Plan a relaxing weekend in wine country infused with amazing food and wine events at some of the region’s most dynamic, historic, and respected wineries.
August 13, 2016
Less than an hour from Portland, this thriving wine region is a favorite of Pinot Noir lovers and romantics who desire a calming experience. Activities span the entire weekend, including the race expo held at the magnificent Evergreen Aviation Museum.
September 4, 2016
Kelowna is the centerpiece city in the Okanagan Valley, a year-round recreational paradise in BC, Canada. This emerging wine region is set amongst beautiful mountains and a magnificent lake bathed in abundant sunshine for ideal growing conditions.
Sept. 17, 2016
Our lush course starts at historic Chateau Ste. Michelle and passes through the four unique districts that comprise Woodinville Wine Country. You'll finish alongside the Sammamish River for a festival featuring fabulous wines, local microbrews, and more!