Race Extras
Race Extras

Destination Races offers a host of Race Extras available only to registered runners and their guests. Plan ahead and compliment your weekend in wine country by reserving your space during registration, or if you have already registered you may purchase them separately through Race Extras. These activities typically sell out so we advise purchasing them in advance. Please note there are no refunds. To purchase, please follow the steps below:

  1. Log into your MyEvents.ACTIVE.com account
  2. Find your 2019 Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon entry
  3. Click “Purchase Merchandise”
  4. Scroll down among the available options and find your Race Extra
  5. Add “1” to the quantity
  6. Scroll to the bottom and click Continue
  7. Enter your payment information and click Complete
  8. You are all set!
Early Packet Pickup
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The Early Packet Pickup option is provided for those runners living or staying in or near Santa Barbara that prefer to receive their packets early and not drive to the expo location in Solvang. Sign up for this service in conjunction with registration, or after registration, by using the link below. Your packet will be available for pickup at the Expo and on race day if you cannot attend for any reason.

Price: $10
Date/Time: Thursday, May 9th, 2019: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: TBA

Welcome Reception
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Fri: 05-11-18 | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Toast the start of race weekend at our Welcome Reception hosted by Kalyra Winery!

Kalyra Winemaker Mike Brown holds true to the new world philosophy that a wine should be a reflection of the grape as well as the unique characteristics of where it is grown. Come enjoy substantial culinary offerings and taste Kalyra’s varied portfolio of Santa Ynez Valley wines as you mix and mingle with fellow runners and guests. Ease into a relaxing weekend of wine-themed events on a backdrop of breathtaking vineyards and mountain ranges in the distance. You must first log in to your Active account in order to purchase tickets to the Welcome Reception.

Time: Friday, May 10th, 2019: 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Location: Kalyra Winery (343 N Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460)

Santa Barbara Bus Transportation
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Charter buses will run to and from the Fess Parker Doubletree Hotel in Santa Barbara and the Bacara Resort & Spa.

*Runners must pre-purchase

Departure Location: Santa Barbara
Price: $30

Purchase Wine Glass (SCHOTT ZWIESEL® Crystal Glassware)
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A commemorative Wine Glass and wristband are required to enter the Wine Tasting Area of the Post Race Festival in Solvang Park. All registered runners 21+ may purchase 1 additional glasses ($40) for a guest. All Wine & Music Festival attendees must be 21+. Space is limited and Wine Glasses sell out every year, please plan ahead and purchase early.

Time: 9:30-12:00 pm
Price: $40

Thank you to our 2018 Winery Partners!

Alma Rosa Winery
Buttonwood Winery
Carivintas Winery
Carr Winery
Casa Cassara
Crosshatch Winery
Kaena Wine
Kalyra Winery
Lions Peak Winery
Lucky Dogg Winery
Montemar Wines
Nuclear Wines
Royal Oaks Winery
Sort This Out Cellars
Zotovich Vineyards

Purchase Silipint
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Runners may Pre-Purchase a commemorative Silipint and 1 beer for themselves and for up to 3 guests to enjoy at the Post Race Wine and Music Festival. Silipints are picked up at the “Wine Glass” tent at the end of the race. Please have your guests with you at that time and everyone must be prepared to show photo ID for verification of age. Additional beer tickets will be available to purchase at the event.

Price: $15
Location: Wine and Music Festival

Race Day Packet Pickup on Saturday
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Pick up your packet on race morning near the start line in Santa Ynez. Pick up time is from 5:30-6:30am. Participant shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed for Race Day Packet Pickup. (Regular packet pickup at the Race Expo is free – Race Day Pickup is optional)

Price: $15
Time: 5:30am to 6:30am
Location: Start Line (Santa Ynez)

Register for This Event!
May 12, 2018

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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We’re proud to partner with these great brands to bring you an incredible event experience. Whether you’re drenched in sweat, dressed in costume or immersed in music, you've worked hard to get there and deserve to have the best time possible.

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