June 2014 means summer vacation and the Vine to Wine 5K at Barren Ridge Vineyards! In its 4th year, the Vine to Wine 5K offers the same great mixture of running, relaxing and enjoying great wines paired with simply one of the best sunsets the Shenandoah Valley has to offer!
This mostly flat out-and-back course begins in the beautiful Barren Ridge vineyards, meanders along a hard-packed gravel country road and finishes back at Barren Ridge, with your finisher wine glass and wine tastings close at hand!
Rounding out the evening will be the soulful sounds of Chris & Goose, a post race awards ceremony and food (for purchase). So grab some friends, a picnic blanket and join us for a remarkable evening run!
Spectacular mountain views, a performance gender specific t-shirt, a commemorative wine glass and a post-race party with wine samplings from Barren Ridge Vineyards' fantastic wines. There will be live music, a post race awards ceremony and food (for purchase). Details about pre-ordering your picnic dinner will be posted and emailed closer to race day.
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$30 - until June 11
$40 - June 12 through race day
Refund & Transfer Policy...
There are NO refunds. Make-up date for the Vine to Wine 5K will be Sunday, June 29th.
Runner transfers are allowed (e.g. let someone run in your place). Please email your request to: email@example.com.
The out and back 3.1 mile route will start and end in the vineyards at Barren Ridge Vineyards, located in Fishersville, Virginia, just a short drive off of route 250. The primary surface is hard pack gravel with a few sections of asphalt. The course is mostly flat and is walker-friendly with a water stop at the halfway mark. Runners and walkers will start in the vineyards, exit the winery and go left, cross St. James Road, continue for about 1.5 miles, turn around and re-trace their steps to a downhill finish.
Overall Male & Female - A basket of goodies and a bottle of wine from Barren Ridge Vineyards.
Division Winners (8-11, 12-15, 16-20) - 1st place winners will receive a bottle of sparkling grape juice.
Division Winners (21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over) - 1st place winners get a bottle wine from Barren Ridge Vineyards.
Post Race Party…it’s more than just a run!
If you are you a runner with a drinking problem or a drinker with a running problem….don’t worry, this race is designed for both of your vices. Barren Ridge Vineyards experienced staff will be on hand to share with you their passion for their delectable vintages. Already know what you want? There will be a wine purchasing station for those of you that have already decided your favorite spirit for the evening. You must be at least 21 years old to partake in the wine tastings so please bring proper ID.
NEW for this year...Blue Ridge Pizza Company will be on-site making oh so delicious pizza so that you can stay and play (and catch a beautiful sunset!) after your race. No need to pre-order...they are fast and yummy! Check out their MENU.
Rounding out the evening will be the soulful sounds of Chris & Goose. So grab some friends, a picnic blanket and join us for a remarkable evening run!
NEW FOR 2014: Packet pick-up will be at Barren Ridge Vineyards on Thursday, June 26th from 5-7 PM and Friday, June 27th from 4:30 pm - 6:15 PM. Race will start promptly at 6:30 PM.
Barren Ridge Vineyards is located in Fishersville, Virginia, and is Augusta County’s premier winery. Part of the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail, Barren Ridge offers wonderful, award-winning wines, a lovely atmosphere and beautiful sunsets!
Corkscrew Racing will be partnering with The Arc of Augusta and will donate a portion of the proceeds to this great organization. In turn, The Arc will be handing out water on the course and assisting with parking. For more information, check out our Charities page.
Blue Ridge Life Magazine is our 2014 Media Sponsor! We are happy to have them on board...love their magazine! Blue Ridge Life is a monthly lifestyle and feature magazine available area-wide in Nelson, Albemarle and Augusta counties.
Crozet Running is a specialty store located in Crozet, Virginia. They specialize in more than just footwear, teaching runners about proper and natural running form, footwear, training intensity and nutrition. They have a deep knowledge and experience in these topics and are excited to share them with their customers.
ZIN Wine & Beer is located in Staunton and provides quality wine and craft beer for every budget. They also have great gift items for your favorite wine or beer connoisseur!
Make it a getaway weekend of fun...
From historic tours to area wineries and microbreweries, to hiking and rock climbing, the area has something for everyone! Barren Ridge Vineyards is close to Staunton, Crozet, Waynesboro and just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive! Fishersville is an hour from Richmond and two hours from DC.