Uncorked Half & 5K

Saturday, May 1, 2021

New Kent, VA 23124 US Directions


2021 In-Person Uncorked Half

$95 05/01 7:30AM EDT
15 spots left. Price increases after April 1, 2021 at 12:10am EDT

2021 Virtual Uncorked Half

$95 Price increases after April 1, 2021 at 12:10am EDT

2021 In-Person Uncorked 5K

$40 05/01 10:00AM EDT Price increases after April 1, 2021 at 12:10am EDT

2021 Virtual Uncorked 5k

$40 Price increases after April 1, 2021 at 12:10am EDT

Uncorked Half & 5k

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and discover the nearby Virginia countryside as you run, unwind, and uncork an experience all about you! New Kent Winery serves as the perfect backdrop for a race more focused on pampering than pacing, whether you choose the half or the 5k. As soon as you cross the finish line, the lesson in luxury begins! Treat yourself to a deluxe race experience and, of course, award-winning wine—hey, you’ve earned it!

 

 

In-Person & Virtual options for both distances - - In-Person distances have strict participant limits per distance:

Half Marathon = 250 participant limit
5k = 250 participant limit

 

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In-Person

Perks

  • Half Marathon Participant Shirt: Choice of Next Level Unisex Tee or Ladies Tank (5k registrants can purchase the shirt or tank)
  • Finisher stemless wine glass
  • Finisher wine-themed medal
  • Complimentary glass of wine or beer

Packet Pick Up

  • April 30: 3:00-6:00 PM @ 100 Avenue Champions, Richmond, VA 23230
  • May 1: Half Marathon 6:00-7:30 AM, 5k 7:30-10:00 AM @ New Kent Winery, 8400 Old Church Road, New Kent, VA 23124

Half Marathon Course

  • Bottle Refill Stations: Miles 1.25, 3.75, 5.57, 8, 9, 10.65, & 12.4
  • Course Time Limit: 3.5 hours, a 15:00/mile pace. 

5k Course

  • Bottle Refill Stations: Miles 0.75 & 2.5
  • Stroller Friendly course

Celebrate your Race

  • Post-race soiree at the New Kent Winery
  • Post a photo or a video to share your race experience on social media using the hashtag, #RunForWine

 

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Virtual

Perks

  • Participant Next Level Unisex Tee or Ladies Tank (Half Marathon ONLY; 5k registrants have the option to purchase a shirt or tank)
  • Finisher stemless wine glass
  • Finisher wine-themed medal
  • Complimentary glass of wine or beer at New Kent Winery - redeemable through December 31, 2021
  • Complimentary shipping of participant items - Our goal is to start shipping packets on April 19 for anyone registered by April 16.

How it works

  • Complete your Half Marathon or 5k on the course of your choice from April 30-May 3.
  • You can submit your results or that you completed it by May 3 to be added to our virtual leaderboard. 

Celebrate your Race

  • Post a photo or a video to share your virtual race experience on social media using the hashtag, #RunForWine. You might not be there in person, but you can still be part of the race day experience.

 

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Due to COVID-19, we had to stop all in-person events & cancel all in-person programming in the Spring. But, our staff is hard at work bringing virtual & social distancing options to our region including virtual & outside fitness classes, virtual kids physical activity videos & classes, workout challenges, virtual events, &, most recently, socially distanced in-person events.

 

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Cancellation Policy

Entry fees are non-refundable, even in the case of a race cancellation, postponement, event format changes, and/or if you are unable to participate. Race numbers and entries cannot be transferred to another person or Sports Backers event. No exceptions. This means once we have received your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, and you may not give or sell your number or timing chip to anyone else.  Anyone found participating with another person’s number will be disqualified and both people will be barred from future Sports Backers events.

 

You may defer your entry to 2022 for $10 until April 12 @11:59 PM. No deferrals will be allowed after this deadline. 

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