Like Running or Walking? Love Wine? This race is for you!
Join us on Saturday, August 12th, 2023 at 9:00am for an exciting annual event that features the amazing scenery and landscape of Waterman Winery & Vineyards! At Waterman Winery & Vineyards they provide an authentic, regional wine tasting experience in an agricultural setting. Whether you are looking to run, walk or just enjoy the wine this race is a sure thing for a great time and an incredible experience! UPDATE: THIS RACE WILL NOT BE CHIP TIMED.
- T-shirt: Super Soft Ring Spun Cotton t-shirt included!
- Wine Glass: Shatterproof, Collapsible, and Portable!
- Finisher Medal: A bottle stopper, corkscrew, and keychain lanyard all in one!
- ...and of course, a pour of wine!
Let's Do This!
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Refer Friends = Earn Wine Bonuses
How It Works:
1) When registering, create a Team Name for your group. Create a password (and write it down!)
2) Tell all your friends to sign up for the race! (be sure to give them your team name and password)
3) If you have a team of 10 the team leader will receive 1 bottle of wine at the specified winery.
4) If you have a team of 20 the team leader will receive a total of 5 bottles of wine at the specific winery.
11582 Waterman Rd.
Waterman, IL US 60556
We are proud to announce that proceeds from this event will support Safe Passage
Safe Passage Mission: The mission of Safe Passage is to promote the right of all to nonviolent and abuse-free relationships through advocacy, intervention and prevention in DeKalb County.
- Are there age group awards? No, There are no age group awards at this event because it is an untimed race.
- Is the race only for 21+? No, minors are welcome to participate and receive a discounted registration that includes a shirt, medal and bib (these participants will not receive a wine glass or a wine pour).
- Are strollers allowed? You are welcome to use a stroller for this event but it is not recommended due to uneven ground on the course and children in strollers can participate for free and do not need to register.
- Is walking allowed? Absolutely!
- Is the race dog friendly? Yes, but please keep your dog on a leash.
- I still have questions, who do I contact? If you have a question, someone else probably does too. Email us using the "questions" button below and we'll add it to this page
Packet Pickup has been updated to Race Day Only and will open an hour before the event starts.
Can I Participate Virtually?
Absolutely! We have been getting many inquiries about virtual participation and have integrated a virtual option into our regular registration.
Please feel free to register through the regular registration link above and you can either:
1) Pick up packet during packet pickup or on the morning of the race, but run on your own (hint: wine ticket is still good if you use this strategy)
2) Contact us at any time to switch to the Virtual Wine Run 5k and we'll ship your packet (NEW for 2023: There will be a $10.00 shipping and handling charge for this option)
Also, if you intend on running, but later change your mind and would like to do either of these options, that's ok too! If you are definitely going to have us ship your packet and run virtually though, we do recommend you follow the instructions below:
1). Go to runsignup.com/profile and log into your account.
2). Click on "Manage Registration" next to this race.
3). On the next page click on transfer to another race and choose the virtual wine run race.
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Additional race information can be found at http://www.WineRun5k.com.
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