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Run the Vineyards - Autumn Trail 5K

Sun September 27, 2020 Chadds Ford, PA 19317 US Directions

Race Day Details

Following is important Race Day and Packet Pickup Info to help make your Run the Vineyards experience amazing!
  • Race Date – September 26th is the date for both the 8K and 5K events. You MUST run ONLY the distance you registered for. Otherwise your bib will not be recognized and your results will be DNF. If you registered for BOTH races, you will wear the same bib for each.
  • Start Times:
    • The 8K Race starts at 8:15am sharp.  Please arrive by 8am. Runners/Walkers should complete the 8K within 90 minutes.
    • The 5K Race starts at 10am sharp
  • Location – Penns Wood Winery, located at 124 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford, PA. 19317.
  • Parking – There is plenty of Free Parking on property. However, car pooling is recommended.
  • Packet Pickup is Race Morning Only at Penns Woods Winery from 7:15-9:30am (The 8K participants should pick up by 8am.)
  • Timing – Both races are chip timed, which means you will be timed from the time you cross the start line and then cross the finish line. Results will be emailed to you. They will also be available immediately on this website.
  • Course – This is an “off road course” consisting of short cut grass and a half mile of wooded trails. The wooded trails are moderately technical and depending on weather… WET. Please do not wear you favorite running shoes if you do not want them to get dirty.  
  • 5K Course Map - 
  • Complimentary Wine – All 21 Plus runners will receive a complimentary glass of wine. Runners under 21 can donate their ticket to an adult, or redeem for a grape juice – the closest thing to wine! 🙂
  • Awards – We acknowledge the fastest 3 overall runners and top 3 runners per age group (each gender).  All Awards are based on “Chip Time”.  
  • Photos – We are pleased to provide Free Downloadable Photos for our races.  We will email you the link by Monday.
  • Bag Check – Due to Covid 19 - we are not offering Bag Check this year. Items may be placed in car.
  • Food Vendor – We will have a food vendor available to purchase food for your enjoyment. You are also welcome to bring your own food for picnicking.
  • Seating - Tables are designed for no more than 6 people. Tables should not be moved and should be cleaned prior to departure.
  • Rain or Shine!
  • No refunds or transfers are permitted.
  • No Strollers on Course
  • No dogs on course please. Leashed Dogs are permitted on fairgrounds.
  • Please bring valid ID for ID Check. ID check will be available prior to race.
  • We will implement a Staggered Start System based on projected Finish Times. Each corral will be assigned/explained by race morning and will consist of approximately 12-15 people.
  • Disposable masks will be given out at check-in. These masks should be worn during race announcements and may be disposed of when crossing the Start Line.
  • Upon finishing the race, please maintain social distancing guidelines.
  • Masks are to be worn at all times unless seated or running.
  • Due to Covid, the Winery has strict occupancy guidelines and must limit the length of time for our participants to stay til Noon. The winery needs to complete a thorough cleaning for their afternoon guests.

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