Uncork the Romance at the 2nd annual Wine Lovers 5K at Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery! Run with the ones you love on Valentine's Day...a sweet start to a fun and romantic day. The race starts and finishes in the vineyard and winds its way through some of the most scenic back roads in central Virginia. Walker, stroller and Fido friendly.
All participants get great mountain views, a gender-specific tech shirt, a commemorative wine glass with wine samplings from Cardinal Point Vineyard's fantastic vintages, live music on the heated veranda, a post-race awards ceremony and food for purchase from a local gourmet food truck.
$30 - until January 28, 2015
$40 - January 29 through race day
Note: there is a small processing fee in addition to registration fees.
Race day is Saturday, February 15, 2015. If inclement weather, race day will be Sunday, February 16th. Please make sure you can make both dates, as there are no refunds.
Refund & Transfer Policy...
There are NO refunds. Runner transfers are allowed. Please email your request by Monday, February 9th to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The out and back 3.1 mile course will start and end at Cardinal Point Vineyard, just a short drive off of route 151 in scenic Nelson County. The mainly asphalt course is mostly flat and is walker-friendly with a water stop just before 151, at Afton Family Medicine.
Packet pick-up will be at Cardinal Point Vineyard (directions) on Saturday, February 15th from 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM. Race will start promptly at 9:00 AM
Overall Male & Female - A gift bag of goodies and a bottle of wine from Cardinal Point Vineyard
Division Winners (8-11, 12-15, 16-20) - 1st place winners will receive a bottle of sparkling cider
Division Winners (21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over) - 1st place winners get a bottle wine from Cardinal Point Vineyards
Post Race Party…it’s more than just a run!
This isn't "just a race", it is an event that is a bit competitive, a tad unique and a lot of fun! After you cross the finish line, Cardinal Point's experienced staff will be on hand to share with you their passion for their delectable vintages.
A wine purchasing station will be available for those of you that have already decided your favorite spirit for the event. You must be at least 21 years old to partake in the wine tastings so please bring proper ID. Already know what you want? Pre-Order your Cardinal Point wine (TBD) and it will be waiting for you after the race...no lines!
Food will be available for purchase from a local gourmet food truck so that you can stay and enjoy the music and awards ceremony.
Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery