Black Birch Vineyard 10 Miler

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  • 03.31.2019 @ 10:00 AM
  • North Hatfield, Massachusetts
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About This Event
Join us for the inaugural Black Birch Vineyard 10 Mile Race! Set in the rural farm rich community of Hatfield, Massachusetts is a boutique winery serving authentic, hand-pressed signature wines. This race is brought to you by the creators of the Happy Valley Half Marathon & 5K and Fort Hill Brewery Half Marathon & 5K
Course
A stunning early Spring landscape, long winding country roads, a few challenging (but fun) hills and a refreshing glass of wine waiting for you in a picturesque setting. This ten mile race kicks off at Black Birch Vineyard and takes you on a tour of two quaint New England towns. The course is suitable for all ability levels. It’s positioned two-weeks after the Saint Patrick’s Day 10K and two-weeks before the Fort Hill Brewery Half Marathon, as you look to plan your early Spring season. There will be a 3-hour time limit to complete the course.
Post Race Experience
All finishers will receive a beautifully designed, elegant Black Birch wine glass and a free pour courtesy of the Vineyard, to commemorate your experience. We'll also be pairing some delicious foods and snacks that you can enjoy post-race, while listening to live music.

Awards
Top male and female half marathon finishers will receive a $150 cash prize.

Second place finishers will receive a $100 cash prize.

Third place finishers will receive a $50 cash prize.

The first place finishers in each age group will also receive a prize.
Packet Pick-up
Bib pick-up will take place at 50/50 Fitness/Nutrition (231 Russell St.) in Hadley, MA. You can pick-up your packet on Saturday, March 30th, from 12PM-2PM. If we do not sell out, same day registration and bib pick-up will be from 8:30-9:30AM on race day. Please email info@5050fitnessnutrition.com with any questions.
Parking
Parking will be available along Straits road, next to the Black Birch Vineyard. Additional parking is available at the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and at C & S Wholesale Grocers. Additional parking instructions will be sent out via email, prior to race day. Carpooling and drop-offs are highly recommended
Aid
We will have aid stations every 2-3 miles with water and electrolyte beverages. Porta potties will be at the start/finish area.
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Sub Event Cost Distance
$65.00 10mi
$60.00 10mi
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