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Wineathlon – Cambridge

Run 6.5mi

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  1. 6.5 Mile

    Run 6.5mi
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Event details

  • Trails
  • Road
  • Mixed
  • Undulating
  • Finisher’s medal
  • 300 participants

Meet the organizer

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The world famous Wineathlon - miles of sunny trails, a wine sample every few miles! Who doesn't love a run with some delicious wine as you go round. This is an easy trail run/walk with feed stations every few miles, so that you can stock yourself up with the tastiest wine in Cambridge.

So run, walk or crawl your way around this wine themed event, possibly the best excuse ever to get out of the house on a Saturday. It is an extremely friendly event and everyone has such a great time.

Many people have described this as their perfect weekend run.

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Course Maps
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What’s Included
  • Wine
  • Water stations
  • Photo's
  • Prizes
  • Marshal's and support team
  • Race results
  • Luggage storage
  • Stalls
  • Lot's of fun
Course Details


The Wineathlon is an easy trail run/walks for beginners right through to seasoned athletes, the concept is simple; Cross the start line, follow the well marked off road routes to the first feed station, have some wine then away you go again following the route to the next station, then onto the finish.

- A flat trail run/walk


3 hours after this the finish line will have disappeared!


The athlons all have a water/feed station every 2 miles or less, stocked with plenty of water and nibbles etc, and then Wine at the WineAthlon.


The marshal's will be helping you throughout the whole route.


​Photos, all the athlons have professional photographers who's photos of you on race day, will be available free to download within a few hours of your finish, these will not be the usual finish line photos!

Raceday Logistics


Registration 09:00 – 10:45

Canicross - 10:50

Start time - 11:00

Prize giving - 12:30pm

When and where is the prize giving?
The prize giving will be in the event centre or outside (weather permitting)
Kit List

Fancy dress, although not compulsory it is encouraged and the best on the day will be rewarded.

Unless the weather forecast is very bad there is no mandatory kit however if the weather forecast is bad (blizzards, heavy rain/winds etc) full body cover (long sleeve windproof top & bottoms) will be required. We will try and notify you by text & or email if we are expecting this but it is suggested you bring it just in case, you can always leave it in your car or with luggage storage, if you do not need it.


Spectators are very welcome although will not be eligible to drink the special ales as this is reserved for the participants!


Station monitors! and many other roles available, help make the Athlons events for all to remember, We are always looking for support at all our events, if you feel you can support your local races please contact us at [email protected]


What is a wine sample

A single sample of wine will range from 15 to 20 ml (a small glass of wine served in a pub is 125ml) each wine sample is roughly equivalent to one 1/2, UK unit of alcohol. For the facts and more visit; (some of the wines available will be dealcoholized)

Can I bring my dog?

Yes! We have a canicross option available.

Who are the prizes given to?

Prizes for 1, 2 & 3rd place, best team name, best fancy dress... spot prizes

I am unable to compete - Can I give my place to another person?

The simple answer is NO, it causes far too many issues with registration both prior too and on event day, causes issues with timing and as a result means we do not offer this option. Please don't ask!

How can I check race results?
Race results will be published within two days after the race ends, on our website under the 'Event Results'. On the day results will be available from the Race Results centre - Somewhere near the Finish Line. we may even email result to you but we cant promise this! it is your responsibility to visit the website if you want them in a hurry!

Is there an Age Restriction?

Due to the availability of alcohol at the WineAthlon and AleAthlon events we have to say Strictly NO under 18s, our policy is simple; if you are not 18 years of age or older on event day you will NOT be taking part, ID may be requested by any member of our team.

The wine is available for sampling purposes only, a single sample of wine will be available for each competitor, taking more than one will mean someone else missing out!


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