The Wine Country Half Marathon will be held in Kelowna on Friday September 6th.
The Wine Country Half Marathon will be held in Kelowna on Friday September 6th. The destination series of races consists of “boutique” destination running races held in scenic wine regions, complimented by wine, food and entertainment activities.
The Kelowna event is expected to attract runners and wine enthusiasts from throughout Canada and the United States.
The half marathon course begins at The Vibrant Vine winery. Then travels past vineyards, farms, apple orchards, and onto the Mission Creek Greenway to the lakefront. The final four miles runs along Okanagan Lake and finishes at Waterfront Park, site of the post-race Wine & Music Festival
“Kelowna, in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, offers a spectacular setting with its hillside vineyards and orchards leading down to this magnificent lake”, said Matt Dockstader, President of Destination Races.
Tourism Kelowna was instrumental in bringing the event to the region, and will contribute to the planning and promotion of the event, alongside the City of Kelowna, and other tourism partners.
The Strong Kids campaign, in partnership with the YMCA of Okanagan, will provide volunteer support for this event as the primary local beneficiary and charity partner.
Event details and registration are available online at the event website;