Pink Buffalo Racing
Grapes of Half

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Date
Sun. May 22, 2016

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

Shuttle to Start
Well Marked Course
Well Stocked Aid Stations & Toilets

Complimentary Wine Ticket for Each Winery
Chip Timing by Eclectic Edge Racing
Finisher Wine Glass
Finisher Medal
Post-Race Refreshments (Gluten & Dairy Free Options)
Drop Bag Service @ Start & Finish

Rated in the top 10 wine country races in the US by Shape Magazine!


Entry Fees

$55    Through Dec. 31, 2015
$65 Jan. 1 - March 31, 2016
$75 April 1 - May 21, 2016
$80 Race Day

*Wine Club Members receive $5 off. Check with your winery for the code which can be used online or on a paper entry form. Sweet Cheeks, Silvan Ridge, and Noble Estate.

R
egistration
To see registration details, CLICK HERE. Online registration is open below. Click on the Register Online Button. Register today to guarantee your spot before it sells out! 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 at packet pick up on Saturday at Noble Estate Winery Urban (560 Commercial Street, E/O 97402) and on race day at Noble Estate Winery 29210 Gimpl Hill Rd before the race starting at 7:30 am.

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

Course
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 the course map, CLICK HERE. To see what the course is like, we invite you to watch the video above. Course marshals will direct you and the course will be marked. The course is almost 100% paved with about 1/10 of a mile on gravel as you leave the start line at Noble Estate Winery.


Packet Pick Up
Saturday, May 21, 4 pm - 6 pm: Noble Estate Winery Urban at 560 Commercial Street
Sunday, May 22, 6:30 am, - 7:45 am: Noble Estate Winery at 29210 Gimpl Hill Rd


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 policy. There are no refunds or deferrals.



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 east of the Noble Estate Winery driveway. There is no parking at the start for participants. 

Strollers & Dogs
Strollers and dogs are not permitted.

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 there are no deferrals for future events or years.


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