Pink Buffalo Racing
Grapes of Half

event video:
            
  
     
Date
Sun. May 15, 2016

Distance
Half Marathon
Start Time
  8 am
Start Location
Noble Estate Winery
Finish Location
Sweet Cheeks
Perks Included

Finisher Wine Glass
Post-Race Refreshments
Well-Stocked Aid Stations
Complimentary Wine Tickets 
Chip Timing by Eclectic Edge Racing
Custom Finisher Medal

Rated in the top 10 wine country runs
in the country by Shape Magazine!



Entry Fee


Early Bird Half Marathon $55 through Dec. 31, 2015

*Wine Club Members receive $5 off. Check with your winery for the code - Sweet Cheeks, Silvan Ridge, and Noble Estate.

R
egistration
To see registration details, CLICK HERE. Online registration will be open below via the GMR link. The half marathon is capped at 500 participants. Register today to guarantee your spot before it sells out! Please click the link above for more information about how to register with a paper form. Short-sleeve technical shirts can be purchased for an additional $15. They are available in men's and women's sizing. Register by March 31, 2016 to guarantee your event shirt. Limited shirts may be available for purchase on race day.

 
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Timing 
All races will be chip timed by Eclectic Edge Racing. To see past results & course records, click here

Courses
The courses are in the South Willamette Valley wine country featuring scenic views of vineyards and farms with animals like horses, pigs, hens and goats! To see course maps and read about them, CLICK HERE. To see what the courses are like, we invite you to watch the video above. Course marshals will direct you and the course will be marked.


Packet Pick Up
Pick up your race bib at Noble Estate Winery on race morning at 29210 Gimpl Hill Rd between 6:30 am - 7:45 am. Transfers are not permitted under any circumstances and registrants are not allowed to sell or give away their entries. Anyone who asks for an exception will be directed to this page. 



Half Marathon Awards
All finishers will receive a custom event wine glass and a finisher medal! Participants 21 & over will receive a complimentary wine ticket for each winery. Only one ticket per person may be used at each winery. Age group awards will be given to the top 3 in each age group. 


Winery Competition
If you are a wine club member at Silvan Ridge, Sweet Cheeks or Noble Estate, contact your winery for the special code for $5 off that can be used online or on a paper form. The wineries are going head to head in this challenge to bring out the fastest runners and the most participants. Designate which winery you want to represent when you register! 

Parking & Shuttles 
Parking is available at Sweet Cheeks and Silvan Ridge and shuttles will lave from both locations starting at 5:30 am. The last shuttle will leave at 7:00 am. Please carpool as parking is limited. You may be dropped off at Vineyards at Gimpl Hill, just west of the Noble Estate Winery driveway. There is no parking at the start for participants. 

Strollers & Dogs
Strollers and dogs are not permitted on any of the courses.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds. No transfers. No deferrals. No exceptions. Once you have completed the registration process you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your number to anyone else, and you may not defer your entry fee to a future race.


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