Race Preview: 2019 Whine on the Vine (Hillsboro)

Are you ready for Whine on the Vine? This 5 mile OCR adventure run is sure to hold some surprises and challenges, as it is an X-Dog Event. The event promises mimosas, a slip-n-slide, and “breathtaking” views. I have a feeling you will be gasping for breath as you take in the views from this vineyard race. Held at 6-Peaks Vineyard (formerly J Albin Winery,) Whine on the Vine includes rows of grapes, hills – one in particular, obstacles – both natural and man-made, trail running (or maybe just traversing,) and a post-race picnic. X-Dog states that “some portions of the trail you can run, others you can’t, and band aids and blood might just happen.” Oh yea, this is going to be a good one!

After the race enjoy a mimosa and food. There will be awards for age group and top finishers. The winery will be open for tasting (for a fee) and you can also enjoy the grounds and the scenery.

This crazy event helps support Newberg High School Athletics while challenging those of us who choose to take this on.

I’m up for a challenge that includes obstacles and trails. It sounds like the perfect mix of fun and torture! Come join me and let’s see how this adventure will unfold. I have a feeling you’d better BYOBand-aids! 😉

Whine on the Vine Details

Date: Sunday, July 21

Time: 10:00 A.M.

Location: 6-Peaks Vineyard, 19495 SW Vista Hill Dr, Hillsboro

Entry Fee: $40

Race Website: Click Here


About Annette Vaughan (493 Articles)
Annette Vaughan is a runner and personal trainer in Canby, Oregon. She began running at the age of 30 and became hooked after her first race (even though she is a self-proclaimed slow runner.) She enjoys small local races from 5Ks to half-marathons, with a 30K on the books as her longest run ever. She has also become a huge fan of obstacle course races and just can't get enough of them. Annette is a certified personal trainer, who believes in promoting movement since our bodies were designed to move. The more we move, the better we move and function in everyday life.
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