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Wine Lovers 5k

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2024
Cardinal Point Vineyard  - Afton, VA

Run with the ones you love at the Wine Lovers 5K at Cardinal Point Vineyard...a sweet start to a weekend celebration with fellow WILL RUN FOR WINE enthusiasts! The 5K course starts and finishes at the winery and winds its way through quaint, country back roads in beautiful Nelson County, Virginia. Team up with your favorite people and compete to win biggest team and best team costumes! Walker, stroller and Fido-friendly.

WHAT YOU GET

  • Performance event shirt

  • Commemorative finisher glass and modified wine pour

  • Chip-timed by Blue Ridge Timing Co.

  • Outdoor post-race party with wine, music and awards

 

REGISTRATION

  • $35 until 1/18/23

  • $45 1/19/24 - 2/9/24

  • $50 2/10/24

 

Makes a great stocking stuffer for your favorite runner or walker!

 

NEW for 2024 - opt out of an event shirt and save $5.

 

Participants registered on or before Sunday, January 28 are guaranteed an event shirt. A limited number of extra shirts will be given out, by date of registration, at packet pickup. 

Registrants will be emailed event-specific info and race day details just prior to race day.
 

TEAMS
Rally the troops and run or walk as a team on race day! All sizes and skill levels of groups are welcome, but we consider a complete team to be 2 or more participants. Create or join a team during registration. ​Biggest team and best team costume wins a bottle of Cardinal Point wine!

 

REFERRAL PROGRAM
Invite your friends to join you at the Wine Lovers 5K. If you get 4 friends to sign up using your special referral link (which you receive in your confirmation email after you register), you'll get a $10 refund as our Thank You!

 

COURSE
This out-and-back course is mostly flat with a few rolling hills. Walker and Fido-friendly; all-terrain strollers welcome. 

Course Map

 

PACKET PICK-UP

Cardinal Point Vineyard | Directions

9423 Batesville Road, Afton, VA 22920 | Saturday, February 10, 2024 | 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM | 9 AM Start

POST-RACE
After you cross the finish line, it's time to celebrate! 

  • A finisher glass and a modified wine pour is included for all participants over 21

  • Use the Beverage Ticket attached to your race bib to pick up your finisher glass

  • Please bring proper ID to partake

AWARDS
Awards are given to the overall male and female finishers, and to 1st place finishers in the age groups, below. Participants over 21 win
 a bottle of Cardinal Point wine, and under 21 participants win a bottle of sparkling grape juice. Winners must be present at the Awards ceremony to receive their award.

  • Under 21 age groups: 8-11 |12-15 |16-20

  • Over 21 age groups: 21-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60-69 | 70-79 | 80+ ​

SOCIAL MEDIA
Visit our Facebook and Instagram pages to see #winelovers5k race pics, brought to you by Doug Ash Photography.

 

REFUNDS | TRANSFERS
There are NO refunds. Runner transfers (transferring your race entry to another runner) are allowed. Please email your request two weeks before race day.

 

WEATHER
If there is severe weather that makes the course unsafe for runners, we will postpone the event to the following day. We will notify participants via email and will post this information on the website and Facebook pages. Please make sure you can make both dates, as there are no refunds.

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Event Host

RUNNING NEVER TASTED SO GOOD!

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Event Partners

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