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Getting Here


Santa Barbara Airport | Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) is located just minutes from downtown Santa Barbara and 40 miles from Solvang. It is home to 5 major airlines including Alaska, American Eagle, Frontier, United Airlines and US Airways with 5 non-stop destinations and over 200 one stop destinations. There are several major car rental companies and shuttle services are available at the airport terminal.

Santa Maria Airport

San Luis Obispo Airport

You may also fly into Los Angeles (LAX), or Burbank (BUR) airports and drive to Santa Barbara. Allow yourself extra time for traffic, and extra, extra time, if traveling on a Friday or Sunday.

Amtrak services downtown Santa Barbara all the way from San Diego to San Luis Obispo with the Pacific Surfliner.

Rental Cars
We have negotiated preferred car rental rates with AVIS and Budget car rental companies. Be sure to use the booking link below to access these discounted rates. Please note that these rates are good for ALL your car rental needs so be sure to bookmark these links for wherever your travels take you.

Destination Races has secured special group rates at hotels in the Santa Ynez Valley and nearby Santa Barbara. When choosing your hotel, please keep in mind the race starts in downtown Santa Ynez, runs through the small town of Los Olivos, and finishes in downtown Solvang. Santa Barbara is approximately 45 minutes from the race start.

Host Hotel

Hotel Corque
400 Alisal Road
Solvang, CA 93464

Hotel Corque is a modern and elegant boutique hotel in the heart of Solvang just steps from the race finish. Hotel Corque is also home to renowned chef Bradley Ogden’s restaurant, Root 246, serving exquisite farm-to-table cuisine.

Runner’s Rate: $259
Reservations: 800.624.5572
Reference: Wine Country Half Marathon

Read Touring & Tasting’s Featured Article on Hotel Corque


Additional Hotels with Runner’s Rates

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Location Details

About the Santa Ynez Valley

The Santa Ynez Valley boasts beautiful rolling hills silhouetted by orchards, vineyards, and even lush lavender farms. Unlike many of Northern California’s wine valleys, the mountain ranges in the Santa Ynez Valley actually run east to west. The Santa Ynez Valley’s transverse orientation and close proximity to the Pacific Ocean allow cool currents from the west to penetrate the hillsides.

Warm, hazy days, crisp nights, and soils rich in nutrients and diverse in chemistry create ideal growing conditions for some of the region’s most celebrated varietals, including Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.


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Register for This Event!
May 11, 2019

Santa Barbara and the adjoining Santa Ynez Valley offer the ideal destination running experience. Held in early May on Mother’s Day weekend, it’s the perfect time to visit this haven for outdoor recreation.

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