This is a destination event so bring your friends and family. Registration is open to runners and fast walkers who can keep a pace of 16:00 per mile or better and finish in 3hr 30min. A Team competition option is also available; see Registration page for details.
This course is certified by USTAF. Certification number is CA06022RS; View detailed course information and maps.
Make every stride count! We utilize a computerized timing system, Chip timing starts when you reach the starting line and your finish time is then calculated precisely when you cross the finish line, however, USATF requires using the actual gun time to for final placement. Results will be posted at the event and are available on-site, and online.
A gear check area is provided at the start areas for runners to place their warm-ups and other items in the bag provided by race staff. Write your bib number and name on the bags and they will be transported to the finish area for pickup. Any items left at the event will be donated to charity after 14 days.
Race start time temperatures are usually ideal and will range from a cool of low 50’s to a high of low 60’s depending upon whether fog is present. Summer temperatures are usually very moderate and pleasant in southern Sonoma and Napa counties as the proximity to the bay creates breezes and fog that act as natural air conditioning.
If a high pressure system keeps the cool air offshore and skies are clear, temperatures could reach as high as the 70's by mid-morning. Be prepared for either condition. Afternoon high temperatures typically range between 75 and 85 degrees. There is virtually no summer rain, just fog, in the area.
Medical support is provided at the start line, finish line and on-course. American Medical Response (AMR) EMT services will follow the runners, as well as be available at the race finish. Please train, prepare and hydrate for the race to best avoid suffering medical complications. Heat exhaustion, dehydration and chaffing/blisters are the most common medical ailments suffered by runners.
All runners MUST wear a race bib registered in their name, visible to race officials. We have no space or tolerance for “bandits” so if you are not a registered runner please do not attempt to run the race, or you will be removed in unceremonious fashion.
Music headphones are allowed but you must keep the volume down so you can hear vehicle traffic and voice instruction. If you are not able to hear or obey law enforcement voice commands you will be pulled from the course and DQ’d.
Baby strollers are allowed (although not recommended on this course) but you must start at the back of the pack and take extra precaution crossing intersections and when passing runners. Dogs or bikes are not allowed on the race course due to the limited road space and the sold-out field.
Over 20 cases of wine, at least $2,500 in cash, and other prizes are awarded at the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon!
Wine is awarded to top 3 male and female finishers in age division every 5 years from 21 to 70 age groups. Awards are determined by the runner's age on race day. Certificates are provided for the under 21 age group. Age Divisions determined by the runner's age on race day.
The top two teams of 6 or more members will receive awards. A team must have a minimum of 6 runners finish the half marathon to qualify as a team; see team registration for details.
The winning times for Masters runners (40+) M & F receive wine and a gift certificate.
A friendly competition between Napa and Sonoma exists for local supremacy. The top M and F finishers from either county win a bottle of wine from their county, and a $75 gift certificate to Napa's newest running shop, Athletic Feat.
See GunBunFunRun 5K Race Info for details.
BRIGHTROOM is the official race photographer. You may view and purchase photos from their website and you can view event photos and video on our Images page.
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Welcome Reception5:30pm-7:30pmLocation: Cuvaison Winery, Carneros (Napa)More Info
Race Expo10:00am-7:00pmLocation Reata Winery, NapaFree Packet PickupMore Info
Expo SeminarsNoon to 12:45pmRace Director Matt Dockstader More Info
3:00 to 4:00pmSpecial GuestsAdam GoucherTim CatalanoMore Info
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Transportation to Start5:15am to 6:15amMore Info
Half Marathon Start7:00amCuvaison Carneros WineryMore Info
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