About the Event
Schedule of Events
Saturday, September 14 - Newport Vineyards
Packet pick up: 10 am to noon
Sunday, September 15 - Newport Vineyards
Harvest Wine Run
Packet Pick-up: 1:00 - 2:45 p.m.
First Wave Race Start Time: 3:00 p.m.
Wine Tasting and BBQ Dinner: 3:30 p.m.
(Only VIP ticket holders may park at the Newport Vineyards on Sunday. All other
participants and spectators must park at Middletown High School)
There will be NO On-Site Registration
The race will be held when the vineyard is in full bloom and the grapes are ready for harvest. The race will start at 3:00 p.m. and it will consist of a 2 wave start. The race course is 3.5 miles long and will consist of trails along the Aquidneck Land Trust and in the Vineyard, amongst the grape varieties. Every runner will receive a souvenir glass, wine tasting and dinner.
Please note that this is a true trail run complete with uneven terrain,
rocks, divets and pot holes. Please take care when running. No baby
strollers will be allowed on the course.
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and females for each of the
following age group categories:
Wine Tasting & BBQ
Following the Harvest Wine Run, there will be a Wine Tasting and BBQ event at the vineryard. The Wine Tasting is hosted by none other than the Newport Vineyards and will feature a BBQ dinner catered by Preppy Pig BBQ. The event will also feature music by the Steamahs. All race participants will be able to gather for a social evening to taste wine, eat a BBQ dinner and enjoy music. Limited tickets are available to purchase for dinner only admittance.
Participants and spectators are required to park at the Middletown High School. 2 Shuttles will be provided for transport between the high school and Newport Vineyards. Only VIP tickets holders are allowed to park on-site at the Newport Vineyards - please bring your registration confirmation as proof of your VIP status.
Middletown High School Location
130 Valley Rd.
Middletown, RI 02842