DFW Wicked Wine Run 2017Burleson, Texas - March 25, 2017 1 of 9
Whether you're in it for the wine or the run, this race, part of a larger, national series, has you covered. Dubbed "the original race with a drinking problem," the Wicked Wine Run offers three racing options: a 5K with a celebratory glass of wine at the finish, a 1K Tasting Walk with four wine stops--or the chance to sign up for both!
The DFW version of the event is set on the grounds of the Lost Oak Winery & Vineyard in Burleson, Texas. Whether you're a wine lover, avid runner or just plain love a good night out, this race is for you.
The Russian River Mud Run 2017Forestville, Calif. - April 2, 2017 2 of 9
Who says mud and wine don't mix? This family-friendly mud run obstacle course is set in seenic Sonoma County along the beautiful Russian River. The sixth edition will be held at Ya Ka Ama in Forestville, Calif.
So whether you're in for the 5K or the 10K, rest assured that your vineyard tours await just around the corner.
Wicked Wine Run – Land of the Ozarks Spring 2017Linn Creek, Mo. - May 13, 2017 3 of 9
Yes, the Wicked Wine Run makes its second appearance on the list--but for good reason. The Land of the Ozarks Run is one of the series' very best, with costumes, funky hats or masks not just recommended, but practically required, and one serious party waiting for runners post-race.
The Seven Springs Winery plays host and provides delicious food options in addition to the vino. This isn't a good night out--it's the best night out.
2017 Wine & Roses Half & 5KBryan, Texas - April 23, 2017 4 of 9
Race Texas Sports and Messina Hof Winery and Resort have joined forces to offer an unforgettable half marathon experience--first class all the way--that will put the beautiful landscape of Bryan, Texas on full display.
Runners will receive a custom tri-blend T-shirt, commemorative wine glass and a brunch-style buffet created by the finest Messina Hof chef--not to mention a medal that doubles as a wine stopper and an exclusive tasting station located in the vines along the course.
Windsor Green Half Marathon – 10K – 5KWindsor, Calif. - May 21, 2017 5 of 9
No wine country list would be complete without a race located in the heart of Sonoma County--about an hour north of San Francisco. Behold: The Windsor Green Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.
Each distance is run through vineyards, cattle farms and country roads, giving runners an authentic look into the breathtaking area. Finishers of all distances receive a custom medal and a hot breakfast, compliments of the Windsor Fire Department.
2017 Divas Half Marathon & 5K in DC's Wine CountryLeesburg, Va. - Sept. 15, 2017 6 of 9
As Martina McBride once said, "this one's for the girls."
The Fifth Annual Divas Half Marathon and 5K in Leesburg, Va., is a race through Washington, D.C.'s wine country. Runners will receive pink tutus, amazing finisher medals, fit tech shirts, drawstring bags--and so much more.
Tiaras will be stashed around the course and post-race nourishment and entertainment will be waiting just beyond the finish line.
Santa Rosa Full and Half MarathonSanta Rose, Calif. - Aug. 27, 2017 7 of 9
If you're going to run a marathon, you might as well choose a flat, fast course that has become a favorite for Boston Marathon hopefuls--oh, and one that passes through a room full of wine barrels.
With both full and half marathon options, Santa Rosa is an excellent option for wine enthusiasts and competitive runners, alike.
North County Wine RunBattle Ground, Wash. - Sept. 23, 2017 8 of 9
There may be no better setting for a wine-focused run than beautiful North Clark County, Washington, where runners and wine enthusiasts, alike, can partake in the Sixth Annual North County Wine Run at the Rusty Grape Vineyard.
Participants can choose to run a half marathon or take part in a three-person half marathon relay on a course that will pass through the Olequa Cellars and Heisen House Vineyards. Food, wine and jazz will greet patrons post-race.