Our Mission at Wine Country Runs

Wine Country Runs, founded in 1997, is a non-profit whose sole purpose is to support local charities and youth sports organizations in San Luis Obispo County!  The Half Marathon Run/Walk, 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ 1/2 Mile Fun Run are set along picturesque country roads and vineyards- truly perfect for all ages.
First place male and female winner of the half marathon win their weight in wine and each participant receives a complimentary breakfast, one complimentary wine or beer tasting (for those 21 and over), t-shirt, swag bag and much more!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does the Half Marathon event have pace runners?

A: No. Half Marathon pace runners will not be available for the event; however, a pace car will be utilized.

Q: What do I need to bring on Race Day?

A: All participants should wear their bibs, which should be clearly displayed while running.  All participants planning to partake in the Beer & Wine Garden should bring a driver’s license or government issued ID.

Q: Where will Race Results be posted?

A: Race Results will be posted directly after the race by our timing company. Following the event, race results will be posted online.

Q: Can I register for this event at packet pick-up?

A: Yes.  Packet pick-up is Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 10-4pm (please note, t-shirt sizes are not guaranteed). If you sign up early, though, you’ll enjoy our Early Bird discount!

Q: Are there overnight accommodations at the race venue?

A: Yes. Please secure your reservation with CaliPaso early (there is a limited number of rooms!) by calling Jamie Glenn at (805) 226-9296.  Be sure to let her know you are a Wine Country Runs participant!

Q: Can I get a refund?

A: Sorry, no refunds or transfers are allowed.

Q: Will there be Aid Stations on the course?

A: Yes. Our staff will provide Aid Stations for runners along both the Half Marathon and 5K courses.

Q: Are pets allowed on the course?

A: No. The only exception are service dogs.

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