NIAGARA WINE TRAIL RACE #8
BARKER, NY: BlackBird Cider Works - Please join us on Sunday August 22, 2021 for race #8 of the 2021 Niagara Wine Trail Summer Running Series! The race series is being brought to you by iRun WNY. This spectacular new running series will take place at a variety of great local wineries/cideries across Niagara County. We are excited to announce that Dimino Lewiston Tops has agreed to sponsor the 2021 series in support of the American Red Cross!
The first 100 participants will be presented with a custom cider bottle finisher medal as they cross the finish line. These special edition medals also make great key chains if you choose to remove them from the ribbon. Each host winery/cidery in the series will feature their own unique custom wine/cider bottle finisher bottle medal. In addition, beautiful stemless wine glasses with our series logo will presented at each race and your first glass of cider is free! Must be 21 and older.
RUN FOR THE FUN!
This unique 5K trail run will start and finish at the beautiful BlackBird Cidery in Barker, New York entirely on cidery property. We have designed a beautiful 3 loop course through the orchards and groomed property trails. There will be one water station located at the split and bottled water will be provided to participants at the finish line.
BlackBird Cider Works
8503 Lower Lake Road
Barker, NY 14012
REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUPOnline registration will remain open right up until the start of the race or until we reach our maximum number of participants (150) for this race. Packet pickup will take place out in front of the cidery from 9:30 am right up until the start of the race at 11:00 am. Your registration fee includes a custom Niagara Wine Trail USA race bib, BlackBird Cider Works finisher medal for the first 100 registered participants, beautiful stemless wine glasses with our series logo, one free glass of cider (or soft drink), post race snacks at the finish line, music, and more!BlackBird Cider Works 5K Run/Walk Registration
Note: This race will be capped at 150 total participants
POST RACE CELEBRATIONJoin us after the race for what is sure to become one of the most unique 5K post race celebrations in Western New York! Race participants will enjoy spectacular views, great music, drink/wine specials, and more!PARKING
There will be plenty of free parking available on BlackBird property (grass parking) and along the roadway.
AGE GROUPS & AWARDS
Hand crafted trophies will be presented to the 1st place overall male and female finishers. There will not be an awards ceremony but all participants will be able to print out custom finisher certificates from home after the race to go along with your beautiful custom finisher medals!
Age Groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69. 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 and older.
CONTACT / INFORMATION
For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact iRunWNY (Paul Beatty) at 716-998-5777.
In the event of foul weather, public safety concerns, or for any other reason deemed necessary by race organizers (ex: state of emergency, shelter-in-place, limit on social gatherings, etc), we want runners to know up front that we are planning to convert this to a virtual 5K race. There will be no refunds.
TIMING & FINISH LINE SERVICES
Professional timing and finish timing services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by Race Management Solutions. Results are updated throughout the race in real time and can be accessed at any time after crossing the finish line using any one of the following options:
- FREE ITSYourRace Mobile App
- RMS Race Results Kiosk/Printer (not during COVID)
- Scrolling Results TV Monitor (not during COVID)
Race participants can also use the ITSYourRace platform to view and share finish line photos with family and friends for free on Facebook. Custom finisher certificates can also be downloaded from the results page at no charge!
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