The Half Corked Marathon is on May 25, 2019. This is a weekend in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country that you don’t want to miss! The race is on for tickets to the Half Corked Marathon, an event so popular that tickets are allocated by lottery.
UPDATE: 100 new tickets are being released at 9am March 12 here. Only one ticket per person permitted. Tickets cost $220 each + applicable taxes.
What is the Half Corked Marathon?
- Fun run through the vineyards of Osoyoos Oliver wine country
- 10-12 food and wine stations along the way
- 18 km (but you really need only to be able to run 5 km)
- Fantastic awards for costumes not race times
- Picnic party at the finish line
- 2 days of festivities including dinners, BBQs, and concerts
“Half Corked Marathon gives visitors a true taste of our region,” says Jennifer Busmann from the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association. “Visitors can enjoy an unforgettable weekend in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country and get a flavour of the wide range of wineries with a burst of springtime sunshine.”
Meandering through the iconic Golden Mile and Black Sage Bench of Canada’s wine capital with lots of stops on the way.
How to Score Half Corked Marathon Tickets
- During November 1-8, 2018, register for the draw at: Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country
- 1500 tickets available
- One entry per person
- Each name drawn may purchase 2 tickets
- $175 plus tax
What’s Included in my Half Corked Marathon Ticket?
- Race registration
- Goodie bag
- Wine glass souvenir
- Shuttle (to and from Osoyoos before and after race)
- Finish line lunch and wine tasting
Don’t miss Primavera, the pre-race dinner on Friday night (tickets sold separately). It’s a vineyard pasta dinner – think tents, twinkle lights, long tables, gourmet pasta, and wines.
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Tickets still available! Half Corked Marathon kicks off May 25 with our Primavera Dinner – is the ultimate pre-race meal. Enjoy rustic pastas, salads, and your favourite wines from Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country as you dine family-style at a long table amongst rows of budding grapevines. A great evening with friends; both old and new! #uncorkthesun . . . . #HCM2018 #winecapital #route97 #oliverosoyooswinecountry
Want to be part of the Half Corked Marathon activities but not up to the run? The party at the finish line is free admission but you can purchase a Finish Line Tasting Ticket and receive your own wine glass souvenir and 3 tasting tokens. All are welcome at Primavera dinner too.
So what will your costume be? Gather your group of friends and get planning. This will be the weekend you talk about for years to come and the souvenir wine glass will bring a smile to your face every time you have a glass of wine. Have more questions? Check out the Half Corked Marathon’s FAQ.
And if you are lucky enough to score tickets, our 3 bedroom lakefront cottage awaits…The Beach House Osoyoos, only minutes from the Half Corked Marathon route.