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Running the Vines 5K/10K

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The 10th-annual Running the Vines at Shelton Vineyards features a full day of activities, such as live music, delicious food, wine and NC craft beer.

In addition to a fun and exciting 5K/10K event, participants receive a 10th-anniversary race T-shirt, custom finisher's medal, packet filled with sponsor goodies, live musical entertainment at the band shell immediately after the race during the Afternoon Cool Down, plus two free tickets to the evening's Summer Concert featuring Eric and The Chill Tones. Both races promise beautiful views of the vineyard and neighboring country farms, and finish on the grounds of Shelton Vineyards in front of the winery. 

Online registration ends Wednesday, July 27, at 6 p.m. Races run rain or shine. Runners registered by July 5 are guaranteed a T-shirt.

Proceeds benefit Mount Airy and Surry County parks and recreation programs.

After the race, kick back on the grounds of Shelton Vineyards for the Afternoon Cool Down (11 a.m.-3 p.m.) with live music on the amphitheater stage. Enjoy tasty fare from food trucks, as well as Shelton wine and NC craft beer. Other activities include tours and tastings at the winery and free hayrides through the vineyards.

This event was rescheduled from its original date of May 16, 2020.