Massbach Ridge Wine Run 5k

Sat June 25, 2022 Elizabeth, IL 61028 US Directions
Events

5k

9:00AM CDT
Open to ages 1 - 99.
Description

Like Running or Walking?  Love Wine?  This race is for you! 

Join us on Saturday, June 25th, 2022 at 9:00am for an exciting new event that features the amazing scenery and landscape of Massbach Ridge Winery! 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!  This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing. Results will be posted at www.J3Timing.com

Registration Includes:

  • T-Shirt: Super Soft Ring Spun Cotton!
  • Wine Glass: Shatterproof, Collapsible, and Portable!
  • Finisher Medal: Doubles as a bottle stopper!
  • Race Bib: Chip timed 5k run/walk
  • Results Posted Online
  • ...and of course, a pour of wine!
Race Swag

 

       

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Team Bonuses

Refer Friends = Earn Cash Back!

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) When your Team hits 5 participants, the first 4 people will get $5 CASH BACK and the 5th will receive a $5 discount on their race fee!

4) For a team of 10, every new team member gets $5 discount on their race fee and the team leader will receive 1 bottle of wine at the specified winery.

5) For a team of 20, every new team member gets $5 discount on their race fee and the team leader will receive a total of 5 bottles of wine at the specific winery.

Place
8837 S. Massbach Rd.
Elizabeth, IL US 61028

Start/Finish Line: This is a cross country style course with a fantastic scenic tour of the vineyards!  The course is mostly on grass and does include some hills, so if you're looking for a personal best time this probably isn't your race, but if you're looking to have a great time and enjoy the wine then this is your event!  

Parking:  Is available at the winery. 

Charity Partner

The Mississippi Valley Running Association strengthens our community through service and charitable giving by encouraging and supporting a healthy and active mind and body.  This is achieved by providing education, race and social experiences for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. Find out more HERE

Age Group Awards and More Info!

New in 2022, this event will be offering Age Group Awards!  In addition to scoring all of the great swag listed above, the top 1 finisher in each age category also receives a custom age group award!   

5 Year Categories: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,. 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & Over

Important details: 

  • Competitive Runners, please start with the first group to be eligible for an age group award. 
  • If your event has wave start times, age group winners must start with the first wave to be eligible for a medal. 
  • There will be no age group ceremony.  Please look up your results at www.J3Timing.com after finishing and if you placed top 1 in your category please visit the registration table to pick up your award.
  • Age Group medals will be available for pickup 1 hour after the start of the first wave - age group awards are only available the day of the event and will not be available for shipment once the event has concluded.

 

FAQ's

  • 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? Due to the grass and rolling hills, strollers are not recommended for this event!
  • Is walking allowed? Yes absolutely!  We have many walkers, joggers, and run/walkers at this event!
  • Is the race dog friendly? Yes, but they must be on a leash. This event is dog friendly!
  • I still have questions, who do I contact?  If you have a question, someone else probably does too.  Use the contact form on this page, we'd love to hear from you!
Packet Pickup

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 delores@j3timing.com at any time to switch to the Virtual Wine Run 5k and we'll ship your packet (no charge for shipping!)

 

More about Portable HaloVino Glasses

We're proud to announce a partnership with HaloVino for 2022.  These glasses were designed by a Sommelier for enhanced experience and taste and are shatterproof, portable, eco-friendly, and dishwasher safe!  Learn more at www.HaloVino.com 

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Illinois Wine Run 5k Series

This event is part of the Illinois Wine Run 5k Series.  Participate in 2 or more races and score a 25% discount using the Bundle registration option!   

Click on an event below for more info: 

June 5th - Native Trails Winery (Lewistown, IL)
June 6th - Fox Creek Vineyards (Olney, IL)
June 25th - Massbach Winery (Galena,IL)
June 26th - DC Esates (Rockford, IL)
July 23rd - Lindon Winery (Burlington, IA)
July 24th - Mackinaw Winery (Peoria, IL)
Aug 13th - Waterman Winery (Dekalb, IL)
Aug 21st - Lake Hill Winery (Macomb, IL)
Aug 20th - Tres Rojas Winery (Peoria, IL)

 

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