Sat May 7, 2022 Temecula, CA 92592 US Directions

Half Marathon

7:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT


8:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT

Kid's 1 Mile Fun Run

9:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT

                                              CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL RUNNERS!

                                                  THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

                                                     SEE YOU IN 2023 WITH BRAND NEW COURSES AND MUCH MORE! REGISTRATION OPENING SOON.

Grab your friends and take on the Southern California's Original WOMEN'S WINE COUNTRY TRAIL RUNS! Whether this is your first half marathon or you're a trail running veteran, the Women's Wine Country Half Marathon will challenge you over a beautiful course.

All event participants will receive:  Finisher T-Shirt, custom wooden finisher's medal, a wine glass w/ wine. (must be 21 years of age)

You will enjoy sweeping view of the VAIL LAKE RESORTS private trails, hill side vineyards, the surrounding foothills, and Vail Lake. The Resort itself offers 25 miles of private trails, swimming pool, and mini golf for those that choose to make the fun last and camp with us before and after the race. There will be camping options that you can add on in the checkout process. 

We will also be offering a unique CRAFT for KIDS that would like to make their Mom's something special while they are on the race course. There will be several options for you little crafter to chose from, and we will be running the booth in order to make sure that everyone has a great time. This option can also be added at check out. 

Each participant is invited to join us for an ELEVATED Finish Line EXPERIENCE and after party.  We will be serving glasses of wine to those that are old enough to partake as well as live music in the Vail Resort Lounge area. 




All Finisher's of the HALF MARATHON and 5K receive custom super soft tri-blend shirt and NEW wine glass designed by Elevation Culture.

* LAST DAY to register to guarantee a FINISHER SHIRT is APRIL 22, 2022.





38000 Hwy 79 South
Temecula, CA US 92592

CAMPING is available for the first the first time this year. Stay at the beautiful KOA of Vail Lake Resorts with us. We have booked an entire camping venue just for the event. Book your camp site while registering for the event.*Note: Do not book through KOA as we have a special rate.      

Click the link ahead to check out the amazing sites now: KOA- Vail Lake Resorts of Temecula, CA

TENT CAMPING: Each camp site fits up to 3 tents.

RV SITES: Have an RV and would like to stay with us? We have also booked the RV sites in our event camping area. Book your RV site while registering for the event. *Note: Do not book through KOA as we have a special rate.  

HARVEST HOSTS: Stay at your favorite local Winery/Vineyard. (Discount Coming Soon) Visit: Harvest Hosts

WHERE TO STAY: The cities of Temecula and Murrieta are the nearest cities with plenty of hotels, food, and gas.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


You can visit ELEVATION CULTURE'S webpage for an interactive map and other details.

Download the Course Map to your phone and follow along by downloading the Plotaroute Mobile App.

Half Marathon


5K Course Map

Kid's 1 Mile Fun Run



Half Marathon Course Profile

5K Course Profile


We are a CUPLESS race series, so make sure to bring a form of hydration vessel for your run.

It will be hot on race day and the course is very exposed for both distances. We would suggest that you carry a minimum of a 20oz hand bottle. We don't want you to risk dehydration on race day by not carrying something with you. 

Full Aid Station will be supplied with typical accruements for this level of race: GU, GU Blocks, Tailwind, soda, some salty, sweet, and chewy snacks. We will of course have water and some electrolyte replenishment. If you have dietary or allergy restrictions please make sure that you are prepared with your own snacks as needed. 

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


PLEASE arrive no later than a half hour before your race start time if you are doing same day race bib and packet pick up. If you have picked up your packet already, and only need to check-in, please show up no later than 15 minutes before your race start time. 

You MUST check in prior to racing if you have previously picked up your packet, if you do not, it is not guaranteed that you will be recorded in the results. 

HALF MARATHON Start Time 7:00am PST

5K Start Time: 8:00am PST

KID'S 1 Mile Fun Run: 9:00am PST

If you are late to the start line, typically most races would not allow you to start, but as long as you understand that you still have to meet all the same cut-off times, and that your time will be reflected as the same start time as all the other runners, you will be allowed to start. There will be no adjustments to your cutoff times, or finisher times. 


Come SHOP with us for gear both before and after the race: Elevation Culture Store


Pre-Race Packet Pick Up: Will be located at Milestone Running Store (North Park Location Only) from Monday May 2nd- Thursday May 5th 10:00am - 6:00pm Enjoy 15% while you shop as a registered runner and support our local running shop.

Race Day Packet Pick Up:  Will be available. Please arrive 30-45 minutes prior to your start time to check in.

*If you pick up your packet prior to race day, you must still check in at the starting table to ensure that we know that you are on the course that day. 

Can't join us to RUN this year? Please consider giving back to our amazing community of runners, friends, and athletes.

VOLUNTEERS receive amazing PERKS for giving back:

A FREE pair of KNOCKAROUND Sunglasses, Event Shirt (while supplies last)

FREE RACE CREDITS to our Elevation Culture Race Series, Sponsor Swag and Discounts:

Register Here:





We encouraging CARPOOLING at this event as we do for all Elevation Culture Race Series events. If you carpool with someone, you will be placed in a raffle for prizes such as sponsor gifts, custom artwork, and etc. There is a $10.00 PARKING FEE at the entrants of the KOA that is facilitated by Vail Lake Resorts.

Below is a picture of where we have parking on the day of the event. There will be staff out there from the KOA helping us to direct parking in this area. Please DON'T park at the trailheads that are near the start finish, as these are for day users of the grounds, and we want to make sure they don't feel like we are sharing the facility as well as the trails. Elevation Culture is not responsible for any tickets, tows, fees, or damages that occur from parking in these areas. 


Jenny- San Diego, CA

"Overall this was a fun and well run race. I would definitely do this again, hoping of course to have fresher legs. And maybe just a little sun ;)"

"The challenging but yet run-able course is at the Vail Lake Resort near Temecula, CA."

Sarah- San Diego, CA

"The aid stations were extremely well stocked with Honeystinger gummies and gels. Soooo many flavors!!!!! They also had water and an electrolyte beverage. The volunteers at the aid stations were all awesome."

Megan- San Diego, CA

"I highly recommend this event! The trails were well marked, the fresh fruit, sandwiches, beverages, and entertainment afterward were greatly appreciated. The event was very well organized, and the run started on time. Staff were super friendly, and competitors were also encouraging, which truly added to the very positive experience. Looking forward to signing up for the next event at Lake Hodges!"

Kristine- San Diego, CA

"Great fun race! Very well organized and nice atmosphere!"


CAN I DROP DOWN A DISTANCE? Yes, you can drop down in distance the weeks leading up to race day and at race registration the morning of the race.

DO I NEED TO BRING MY OWN WINE GLASS? You will receive a custom wine glass as part of your registration.

IS THE PARKING FEE INCLUDED? Parking is conducted by KOA where the race is held. It is $10.00 to park. We encourage everyone to carpool and in doing so you will receive a raffle ticket for prizes.

ARE THERE AWARDS? Yes, awards will be giving out to the top 1st, 2nd, 3rd Female runners in the Half Marathon and 5k.

IS THE WINE FREE? The after party will include a free drink ticket for you to get one glass of wine with your entry. (Must present valid 21 years or older ID)

ARE DOGS ALLOWED? No, Pets are allowed at this event.

CAN I SIGN UP ON RACE DAY? Yes, there will be day of registration. We except cash, credit, and debit. (no checks)

WHEN WILL RESULTS BE POSTED? Our timing company will have live results to view. Official results will be available 2-4 days post race.


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