The Great Arizona Grape Stomp is a collection of four different 5K Fun Runs that will take place across the state this fall. Participating in the series is sure to be a fun way to tour Arizona while enjoying the fresh air, reveling in beautiful unique landscapes, and tasting some fabulous wines!
The Arizona Wine Growers Association invites you to learn more about the family farms producing “Arizona’s fastest growing specialty crop”—wine grapes and the amazing wines being produced.
The races are set for the following dates and locations:
Race 1: Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Lightning Ridge Cellars in Elgin in Southern Arizona. Racers will be able to run through the vineyards at this award-winning winery.
Race 2: Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Zarpara Vineyard in Wilcox in Southeastern Arizona. The course will guide runners through this beautiful, esteemed vineyard with scenic views of the Dos Cabezas Mountains.
Race 3: Saturday, October 18, 2014 in Historic Downtown Cottonwood. Racers will run through the streets in historic downtown and enjoy special wine tastings in the six tasting rooms of Historic Downtown Cottonwood.
Race 4: November 1, 2014 at the Fountain Park in Fountain Hills in Central Arizona. The race course traverses Fountain Hills Park with beautiful views of Four Peaks, Red Mountain, and the park’s centerpiece fountain. A mini-wine garden will follow the race where racers and non-racers can enjoy a taste of Arizona wines for an additional fee.
Participants are encouraged to enjoy wine tasting following each race.
The $35 registration fee includes a runners’ tote bag, event t-shirt, wine glass, and discount coupons. The wine glasses can be used at local wineries to receive discounts. Many of the wineries will form teams – join your favorite winery!
A portion of the proceeds for each ticket sold will benefit the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation.
- LOCATION: Lightning Ridge Cellars, 2368 Highway 83, Elgin
- DATE: Saturday, August 30, 2014
- TIME: 9:00am – 12:00pm [Registration begins at 8:00am]
- COST: $35
One TucsonTopian (that’s you!) will receive 2 race entries to the Sonoita Grape Stomp 5K Fun Run on Saturday, August 30th.
Use the form below to enter.