• Leesburg,
    Virginia,
    United States
  • June
  • 13.1/Half Marathon
  • Road Race

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The Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon is not just a running race, it’s a destination lifestyle experience. Destination Races produces the Wine Country Half Marathon series in renowned wine regions across North America. Loudoun County plays host to this popular event located in and around historic Leesburg, VA, one hour west of Washington DC on June 4, 2016.

The race starts and finishes at bucolic Doukenie Winery, the perfect venue for hosting the post-race Wine & Music Festival, Presented by Visit Loudoun. This scenic, tree-laden course runs north of the winery on historic byways, passing vineyards, farms, ranches and estates along the way. Come experience the race of a lifetime as we welcome you to Virginia and DC’s Wine Country!

Olesja O.

Ashburn, Virginia, United States
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2015
"The most scenic and unique Destination race!
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Olesja O.'s thoughts:

I ran Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon last year and it was the most fun and unique racing experience!
The expo the day before was at the Landsdown Resort which is great pace to stay and relax before and after the race. We enjoyed listening to the guest speakers and talking to the vendors. Race packets can also be mailed out or picked up at the race.
The start is next to the winery and allows for ample parking; gear drop was super easy and the changing tents were very helpful.
The best thing was the course: I could not believe seeing this beautiful scenery pretty much right in my backyard! The mix of flat, uphill, road, gravel and grass made for a varied and challenging course.
After the race we picked up the Wine Glasses we had purchased with the registration (they are required for the Wine tasting) and sat down on the lawn sipping the local wines. There were 4-5 wineries doing the tasting and selling bottles of wine.
I highly recommend this adventure!

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