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Sixth Annual Shelton Vineyards 5K and 10K

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Sixth Annual Shelton Vineyards 5K and 10K

Renfro is a proud sponsor of the Sixth Annual Shelton Vineyards 5K and 10K, This event is co-hosted by and benefits the health and wellness programs of the Mount Airy and Surry County Parks and Recreation.

Both the 5K and 10K races run along a rolling, picturesque course starting at the Hampton Inn & Suites at Shelton Vineyards and finishing on the grounds of Shelton Vineyards in the heart of Yadkin Valley Wine Country. The 5K Team Challenge is a chance for you and your friends to show everyone who has the fastest team around and take home the 5K Team Challenge trophy.  And bring your “little vine-runners” to take part in the FREE 1/2 Mile Kid’s Fun Run through the vineyard where each child will receive their own finisher’s medal.

Bring your chair or blanket and stick around after the race awards for the NEW “Afternoon Cool Down” on the grounds of Shelton Vineyards, featuring live music by regional favorite the Mediocre Bad Guys band at the Shelton Vineyards Amphitheater.  Wine and food by Harvest Grill Express will be available for purchase while you enjoy the music, and you can also take a free hayride through the vineyard and enjoy tours and tastings at the winery.

From 6-9 PM the evening of the race, Saturday, May 21st (rain or shine), they will host the first concert of the Shelton Vineyards 2016 Sunset Concert Series featuring THE EMBERS!

Registered Running the Vines 5K and 10K race participants age 21+ will receive TWO (2) free admission tickets to the concert with their packet.

Event Date:
Saturday, May 21, 2016

Event Schedule:
10K Start Time: 8:00 AM
5K Start Time: 8:10 AM
5K Awards: 9:00 AM
Kid’s Half Mile Fun Run Start Time: 9:30 AM
10K Awards: 9:45 AM

Afternoon Cool Down with Mediocre Bad Guys: 12:00 – 2:00 PM
Summer Concert featuring The Embers: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Starting Line:
Hampton Inn and Suites at Shelton Vineyards
150 Charlestowne Dr.
Dobson, NC 27017

Finish Line:
Shelton Vineyards
286 Cabernet Lane
Dobson, NC 27017

Register Online:

5K Registration Information:
Youth under 18 – $20.00 (through race day)
Early registration  – $25.00 (through 5/6)
Standard registration – $30.00 (from 5/7 – 5/19)

Team Challenge (5 Minimum)
Early registration – $25.00 per team member (through 5/6)
Standard registration – $30.00 per team member (5/7 – 5/19)

10K Registration Information:
Youth under 18 – $20.00 (through race day)
Early registration  – $30.00 (through 5/6)
Standard registration – $35.00 (from 5/7 – 5/19)

Kid’s 1/2 Mile Fun Run:
*Kid’s shirts are available for purchase with registration for $10.00 through 5/6

Runners registered by May 6th are guaranteed a short-sleeve technical race shirt.  Extra shirts will be ordered, but quantities and sizes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  We will do our best to accommodate size requests. Races run rain or shine. Entry fees are non-refundable. Unclaimed packets will not be mailed to entrants.

Little vine-runners can take part in our FREE 1/2 Mile Kid’s Fun Run through the vineyard.  Each child who participates will receive their own finishers medal!

Running the Vines 5K Team Challenge
A custom trophy will be presented to the FASTEST team! Participating in the Running the Vines 5K Team Challenge is easy! Runners can create a new team or join an existing team when they register online:

  • A minimum of 5 team members are required to be eligible for awards; no maximum.
  • The team’s score will be the average of the top 5 finishers on the team. The fastest team score wins!
  • Team members are also eligible for individual awards.

*All teams must be registered by May 19th
Team registration questions?
Email us at info@gosportstiming.com for assistance.

Additional Event Information:
Early race packet pick up is available inside Hampton Inn and Suites (150 Charlestowne Dr., Dobson, NC) Friday, May 20, 2016 from noon until 8 PM.

Race day packet pick up is available on the front lawn of the Hampton Inn and Suites (150 Charlestowne Dr., Dobson, NC) Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 6:30 -7:30 AM.

Awards for 10K and 5K Races:
Overall Male/Female: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will receive a bottle of Shelton Vineyards Reserve wine signed by Charlie and Ed Shelton and a custom 2016 Running the Vines commemorative award.

Male/Female Age Divisions 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place (13 and Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over) will receive a custom commemorative 2016 Running the Vines medal.

The 5K Team Challenge winner will receive a custom team trophy.

Race Course:
Both races will have a chip finish. Awards will be based on gun time. The 10K course is USATF certified #NC12004PH. Click here for the 10K Course Map or 5K Course Map with elevation profile.


May 21, 2016
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Registration Website:


Shelton Vineyards
286 Cabernet Lane, Dobson, NC 27017 United States
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