Saturday, December 7, 2013, 8:30 am
Saturday’s forecast for the 5th running of our race currently anticipates temperatures in the mid-to-upper 30s on race day. We recommend that all participants, volunteers and spectators dress appropriately, wearing layers that can be discarded as needed.
We are closely monitoring the Spicewood area weather forecast and unless conditions are deemed unsafe for our race participants, we anticipate that Spicewood Vineyards 1/2 Marathon and 10K will go on as planned. We will notify participants and the general public with updates via the signmeup.com email database, mail in entry provided emails and our Run in Texas Facebook and Twitter pages.
Benefiting Toys for Tots
Please be in the Christmas spirit and help us in supporting the Marine’s Toys for Tots by bringing a monetary donation or giving a new, unwrapped toy to Spicewood Vineyards on December 3rd. We will have drop boxes available at the start / finish area. Thank you!
10K Turns around at 3.1 Mile of 1/2 Marathon Course.
About This Event
Both chip timed races start and finish at Spicewood Vineyards and Winery in Spicewood, Texas off of Hwy 71 about 40 mins west of Austin and 90 min north of San Antonio. They run along a challenging out and back course along scenic farm roads in Burnet County. There are 3 fully stocked water stops along the course that will be hit twice (6 stops) each for the 1/2 Marathon and 2 water stops hit twice (4 stops) each for the 10K. Click here for course map. Visit www.spicewoodvineyards.com for directions.
Post race festivities include wine tasting and delicious catered post race food conducive to fine wine tasting. All runners receive a technical shirt and etched wine glass with race logo, and delicious food. This is a BIG bang for the buck!
iRun in San Antonio located at 2602 NW Loop 1604 (210-479-7200) on Thursday, 12-5 from 11AM-7PM, Spicewood Vinyards on race morning from 6:30-815am. All packets not picked up early will be available on race day.
Entry Fees (no refunds)
- $70 through 11-7
- $80 through 11-23
- $90 after that
- $100 on race day
- $75 through 11-7
- $85 through 11-23
- $95 after that
- $105 on race day
Military, Fire, and Police Discount: $5 discount available with mail-in entries only. Please include a copy of your ID.
Our event hotel, La Quinta Marble Falls will offer an awesome $97/night rate for 2 queens and $89/night for a king. They are only 20 mins from the vineyards. Call and ask for the Spicewood Vineyards 1/2 Marathon Rate. Phone # 830-798-2020 .
We will have at least 3 different varieties of cheese. A wide array of crackers. A variety of seedless grapes, depending on seasonal availability. Grilled and Marinated Chicken, Slow Smoked Pulled Pork, Italian seasoned pasta salad, a variety of pin wheel sandwiches and rolls.
Awards for Both Races
- All 1/2 Marathoners receive a custom finisher award
- 1st place O/A and Master: Wine and plaque
- Top 3: Wine and Medal to AG winner (29 and under: 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60 and up.
Special Santa Claus (Male) and Elf (Female) Division
You must make an effort to look the part. We will judge the top five best costumes from the entire event, male and female (10 total awards). We will hold judging after the prerace briefing at 8:15AM and issue awards at 11AM. Awards will be a bottle of Spicewood Wine. 1st place m/f in costume division get plaque AND bottle of wine. ‘TIS THE SEASON TO GET INTO THE SPIRIT!!!! IT IS ALSO THE SPIRIT TO GET INTO THE SEASON!!!!