Monday, October 17, 2011

Grape Stomp Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is Sunday, October 23rd, in Livermore

The Grape Stomp Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K presented by Palo Alto Medical Foundation will be held on the morning of October 23rd.

The Grape Stomp Half Marathon is a flat, fast out-and-back USAT&F certified course starting at Robertson Park in Livermore, California. This 13.1-mile run takes place on the Arroyo Mocho Trail, a paved pedestrian and bike path beside a stream that winds its way to a scenic loop around the Heron Pond at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park in Pleasanton. Runners then retrace their steps eastward to the amazing finish line festivities in Robertson Park with great food, music, awards and wine tasting!
Half Marathon - $45, 10K - $35, 5K - $25, For Race Day Registration Add $5

Packet Pick-Up will be available on Friday afternoon from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at Fleet Feet, 234 Main Street, #A, Pleasanton, CA 94566.

Packet Pick-Up will be available on Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Concannon Vineyard and Winery located at 4590 Tesla Road in Livermore.

Expo Festival - From 8am-12pm returning runners and walkers will be treated to fresh fruit, water and snacks. Then, just sit back and enjoy the KKIQ DJ, the awards ceremonies, local exhibitors, and live music.

Schedule of Events
7:00am Packet Pick-Up and Late Registration Begins
8:00 am Half Marathon Start
8:30 am 10K Run Starts
8:45 am 5K Run/Walk Starts
10:00 am 5K Awards Begin (time is approximate)
10:30 am 10K Awards Begin (time is approximate)
11:00 am Half Marathon Awards Begin (time is approximate)
12 pm Event Concludes

T-Shirts - T-shirts will be available at registration when you pick up your race number and timing chip before the event, and are only guaranteed to pre-registered participants.

The host hotel for the event is Hawthorne Suites.

For more information about the race, you can contact the organizers here.

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