Race Results:

2011 Half Marathon and Marathon Overall Race Results
2010 Half Marathon Overall Race Results
2010 Half Marathon Age Group Race Results
2010 Full Marathon Overall Race Results
2010 Full Marathon Age Group Race Results

Race Information

The 26.2 marathon starts and finishes in downtown Healdsburg.  This race is a qualifying event for the Boston Marathon.
Course certification #s
Full Marathon CA10042RS  
Half Marathon CA09040RS

The 13.1 half marathon starts and finishes in downtown Healdsburg.

Packet pick-up and Pre-race Expo

Saturday October 15Th noon - 5:00 pm at the Kendall Jackson Wine Center.  
The Kendall-Jackson Wine Center 
Kendall Jackson
This magnificent château set on 120 acres in the heart of Sonoma County, wine and culinary aficionados gather to experience the charm, romance and flavors of the wine country. Enjoy a visit to the tasting bar, browse for gifts and limited wines, and tour the vineyards and extensive flower, herb and vegetable gardens that surround the château.

Directions and link to www.kj.com

Kendall-Jackson Wine Center
5007 Fulton Road
Fulton, California 95439
707.571.7500
Map of Local Area

From Highway 101 going NORTH
Take River Road exit
Come to stop light and turn LEFT going over the freeway
Travel approximately 1 1/4 mile to first stoplight which is Fulton Road
Turn RIGHT at Fulton Road
Kendall-Jackson Wine Center is less than 1/2 mile on the LEFT side of the road. (If you go over the Hwy 101 overpass on Fulton, you've gone too far.)

From Highway 101 going SOUTH
Take Fulton Road exit
The FIRST driveway on the right is the Kendall-Jackson Wine Center

Late packet pick-up at race start

Sunday October 16th  6:00 to 7:00 am  401 Grove St Healdsburg Ca 95448 Start and finish at the Healdsburg City Hall.  Directions to race start and Healdsburg map below.
Downtown Healdsburg

Post Race Wine and Beer Tent 

 A post race wine and beer tent will be set up at the finish line. Several Sonoma County Wineries pouring race day will include Chateau St. Jean, Kendall Jackson, Sheldon Winery, White Oak, Wilson Winery, Waddle Creek, Silver Oak, Twomey and local Breweries will be pouring samples for the athletes. a race logo wine glass will be included with your entry fee.

Start: 
26.2 marathon  - 7:00 AM downtown Healdsburg, Grove St. and North St. at Healdsburg City Hall

13.1 half marathon -7:00 AM downtown Healdsburg, Grove St. and North St. at Healdsburg City Hall

Parking:

Downtown has several public parking lots and most side roads have parking. Please do not park in the Safeway parking area, please leave parking for the customers.

Timing:

Computerized D-TAG Timing chip will be used.  Results will be posted at the event.

Race Safety:

The CHP, Police and course marshals are in place to assure course safety. Please stay on the right side of the road whenever possible. To assure safety to you and others no animals, rollerblades, or other wheel devices allowed on run course.

Time Requirements:

The 26.2 mile marathon will have a strict cut off time, you must be able to finish in under 6:00 hours,  a 14:00/mile pace or better.

The 13.1 mile half marathon will have a cut off time of 5:00 hours.

If you cannot keep the required pace, you will not have course supervision by law enforcement or course marshals.

Travel

Healdsburg is located 70 miles north of San Francisco in the middle of Sonoma County.

Air Travel:

If you are flying, the larger airports are San Francisco (SFO), Oakland (OAK), Sacramento (SMF), and now Santa Rosa (STS).

 Alaska Airlines is pleased to provide discounted travel to the Wine Country Marathon in Sonoma County, CA. Fly non-stop to Santa Rosa/Sonoma County on Alaska Airlines and save 10%! Simply click here Alaska Air.com and travel between October 13, 2011 and October 19, 2011.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS HIGHLIGHTS (see complete terms and conditions at alaskaair.com/code?ECMQ09) • Valid on Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air flights to Santa Rosa when traveling between October 13, 2011 and October 19, 2011. • Discount Code must be applied toward purchase of tickets by October 13, 2011. • Not applicable for travel to/from Hawaii, Mexico, and Prudhoe Bay. • Cannot be applied to Mileage Plan Award Reservations, Alaska Airlines Vacations packages or tour/contract fares. • Authorization and Discount Codes may not be redeemed for cash, bartered or sold. Not redeemable at ticket counters or through travel agents.

Driving Directions:

North on Hwy 101, exit # 503 Central Healdsburg,  continue straight past the town square, left on North St., one block to Grove St.,  Healdsburg City Hall is 401 Grove St.

Lodging:

 Many options for lodging, visit www.healdsburg.com  or  www.wineroad.com

Course

Prepare yourself for an epic adventure through California’s award winning wine region. Start your journey in historical downtown Healdsburg Ca. located only one hour north of San Francisco. The first mile runs through the residential area of Healdsburg past 100 year old homes and quaint streets.  Just outside town are miles of vineyards and dozens of wineries waiting for your viewing pleasure. Nice gently rolling roads with breathtaking views of Dry Creek Valley and Alexander Valley.

Map of courses :

Half Marathon
Half Marathon

Half Marathon Street Directions:
Starting just north of Healdsburg City Hall
North on Grove St, turn left on Dry Creek Rd.
Turn left on Kinley Rd
Turn right on Westside Rd
Turn right on West Dry Creek
Turn right on Lambert Bridge
Turn right on Dry Creek Rd
Turn right on Grove St
Finish @ City Hall

NEW 2010 COURSE
Full Marathon
Full Marathon

Marathon Street Directions:
Starting just north of Healdsburg City Hall
North on Grove St, turn left on Dry Creek Rd.
Turn left on Kinley Rd
Turn right on Westside Rd
Turn right on West Dry Creek
Out and back the same way
Finish at Healdsburg City Hall
Map of Healdsburg

 Mile Markers:

Every mile marker will be clearly marked with large numbers at every mile.

Aid Stations:

Half Marathon Aid Stations:
Mile 3.1 water
Mile 5.8 water - Hydro drink
Mile 8.7 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel
Mile 10.35 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel - cola - pretzels
Mile 12.1 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel - cola

Marathon Aid Stations:
Mile 3.1 water
Mile 5.8 water - Hydro drink
Mile 8.50 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel
Mile 11.15 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel - pretzels
Mile 13.65 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel - pretzels
Mile 15.50 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel - pretzels
Mile 17.95 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel - pretzels
Mile 20.60 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel - pretzels
Mile 23.50 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel - cola - pretzels
Mile 25.2 water - Hydro drink - Accel Gel - cola

Volunteer

It takes more than 300 volunteers to make the athletes experience a reality. Would you or your group want to help make this a great event?   Do you have a non-profit or group that could help? Many different positions are available including aid stations, course marshals, medical staff and timing just to name a few.

If you have a special talent or want to help please email   info@eventswithsole.com

All volunteers receive a event t-shirt and other race goodies.