iHOPE will create an event weekend experience unlike any other to celebrate your accomplishments and prepare you for race day. More details will be available for the Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon weekend soon, but here is what you can typically look forward to seeing.
Friday Before Race Day
- Race Expo and Packet Pick-Up
- Pasta Party and free overnight accommodations at historic Carter Hall just 30 miles from the start line in Millwood, VA. Experience the gorgeous 18th century estate (on over 200 acres of Virginia country hills) that has to be seen to be believed.
- Meeting with Coach and Staff for last minute preparations
Day of Race
- iHOPE Meeting Area for all athletes
- Finish Line Tent exclusively for iHOPE athletes and their family
- Post Race Wine & Music Festival (be sure to wear your medals)