ZOOMA Napa Valley Half Marathon & 10K
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Location: Napa, CA
Start time: 7:00 a.m.
ZOOMA’s newest fit girlfriends’ getaway will treat you to a scenic half marathon or 10K race in the luxurious Napa Valley. The race starts and finishes near the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, our host resort, and runs on mostly flat terrain with awe-inspiring views of the vineyards and the mountain ranges that create the Valley.
You’ll be welcomed to your wine country getaway with a Fitness Expo at the host resort, then feted at the Honest Tea Mocktail Party. Walk from your cozy bed to the start line to run an unforgettable race through the vines. After the race, its time to celebrate with an After-Party Expo at the host resort, including wine tastings, live music, a pool party, food, and shopping. After a quick shower, you and your best running girlfriends can visit some of the best winery tasting rooms in the country.
Race cap: 1,000
Average race day temperatures:
ZOOMA Napa Valley Perks:
- Entry into a scenic, professionally-managed, and timed half marathon or 10K race
- Access to full fit girls weekend schedule – a Fitness Expo, an Honest Tea Mocktail Party, and an After-Party Expo featuring wine, post-race massages, shopping, and music
- ZOOMA Signature Swag Bag (over $50 value)
- Water and Cytomax Sports Performance drink stationed along the course and at the finish line
- Muscle Milk Light and food at the After Party-Expo
- A medal with detachable charm for half marathon finishers (pictured below), and a medal for 10K finishers
- Access to special room rates at the official race hotel, the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa (special room rates are sold out)
The ZOOMA Napa Valley half marathon is a flat, scenic, out-and-back course starting near the Napa Valley Marriott in Napa, CA. The course starts and finishes near the Napa Valley Marriott at the Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church, 2590 Trower Ave, and runs on (mostly) flat roads along the Napa Valley. You’ll run past vineyards and see awe-inspiring views of the mountains to your left and right as you run in nearly perfect race conditions.
There will be pacers following the times of 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, 2:30, 2:40, 2:50 on the half marathon course.
Packet Pick Up Schedule
Please pick up your packet at one of the following locations. There is no race day packet pickup for the half marathon or 10K.
|Thursday, June 25
San Francisco location TBD
|Friday, June 26
Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa
3425 Solano Ave.
Napa, CA 94558
Mailed Packet Option: You can choose to have your packet mailed to you for $20 during the week before the race. Mailed packets will include a race shirt, bib number, reusable goodie bag, safety pins and a coupon to pick up your SWAG items on race day. Choose this option during registration or send a check for $20 with your registration confirmation number to the address below before Sunday, June 14.
PO Box 1135
St. Petersburg, FL 33731
Schedule of Events*
*subject to change
Friday, June 26
2:00-8:00pm Fitness Expo + Packet Pick Up | Marriott Napa Valley | Grand Ballroom
5:00pm Guest speaker | Marriott Napa Valley
5:30pm Course Preview Q + A Session with ZOOMA Founder, Brae Blackley | Marriott Napa Valley
Saturday, June 27 RACE DAY!
6:30-7:40am Shuttles depart to start line from Marriott Napa Valley
6:30-7:30am Shuttles depart to start line from Best Western Inn and Vines
8:00am Half Marathon + 10K start at Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church, 2590 Trower Ave
8:30am-12:00pm Shuttles depart finish to ZOOMA After Party at Marriott Napa Valley
8:30am-12:30pm ZOOMA After Party + Expo | location TBD
9:30am 10K Awards Ceremony | location TBD
10:30am Half Marathon Awards Ceremony | location TBD
9:30, 10:30, 11:30am Recovery Yoga Sessions
9:00am-1:00pm Shuttles depart After Party to Best Western Inn and Vines | Marriott Napa Valley
Race Day Parking
There is no parking at the start or finish line of the half marathon and 10K. All participants will need to take a shuttle to the start/finish from the 2 locations below or be dropped off at the start/finish on Trower Ave. All runners must be dropped off no later than 7:30 a.m.
There are a limited number of residential spots near the start/finish venue and are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Runners will be shuttled to the Marriott Napa Valley from the finish line for the After Party Celebration and then back to their respective lot.
Spectators who wish to view the start/finish may take the shuttles from one of the transportation areas.
Shuttles to Start (departing every 5-10 minutes)
Marriott Napa Valley 3425 Solano Ave 6:30am – 7:40am
Only hotel guests are permitted to park on property. There are spots available at the Park and Ride lot on Solano Ave, in the nearby shopping centers or available residential spots.
Best Western Inn and Vines 100 Soscol Ave 6:30am-7:30am
Only hotel guests are permitted to park on property. Runners may park at the mall across the street.
Return Shuttles from Marriott Napa Valley to Best Western Inn and Vines departing every 10-15 minutes from 9:00am – 1:00pm
Runner Drop Off
Runners may be dropped off at the start on Trower Ave, but may not park here. All cars must drop runners and keep moving due to the potential high volume of traffic. There is NO parking at the start. There are residential spots nearby that are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Signature Swag Bag
All ZOOMA runners receive a Signature Swag Bag valued at over $50 at packet pick up. The 2014 swag bag included a women’s fit technical tee (unisex sizes also available) (pictured below), a pair of Feetures! Performance Socks, a ZOOMA running hat, and a reusable bag. 2015 swag bag contents to be announced soon!
All race finishers will receive an exclusive ZOOMA commemorative medal! The half marathon medal is bigger than the 10K medal and includes a removable charm that be used on a necklace or bracelet.
Course Time Limit
There is a 3.5 hour course limit to complete both the half marathon and the 10K.
We are recruiting a team of dedicated volunteers to assist in helping each participant reach her goal! Are you part of a charitable organization? We have volunteer fundraising opportunities for groups such as schools, clubs, churches, and other not-for-profit organizations. Please read more about our volunteer program here or contact us for more information.
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