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 a race extra, click button under the Race Extra you would like to purchase, select category “Race Extra-Add to your registration” and follow the steps below.
Early Packet Pickup at Santa Barbara Running CompanyGet this Race Extra
The Early Packet Pickup service 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. Participants receive a discount on purchases at Santa Barbara Running Co. 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.
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: 110 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Welcome ReceptionGet this Race Extra
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: 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Location: Kalyra Winery (343 N Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460)
Santa Barbara Bus TransportationGet this Race Extra
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
Purchase Wine Glass (SCHOTT ZWIESEL® Crystal Glassware)Get this Race Extra
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
Purchase SilipintGet this Race Extra
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.
Location: Wine and Music Festival
Race Day Packet Pickup on SaturdayGet this Race Extra
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)
Time: 5:30am to 6:30am
Location: Start Line (Santa Ynez)
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.Register Now
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