Imagine a cool crisp October morning designed for the perfect run through Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country. This is when the athletes will shine during the 1st Annual Baldy Marathon. Runners will indulge in a Full, 20k, 10k and kids run on this one-of-a-kind course along the Okanagan River. The course is set to begin in Oliver at the same location as the Festival of the Grape. The 10K and 20K runners will run along the Okanagan River and turn around at designated points and the Full Marathoners will continue to run towards Osoyoos Lake and back. Runners will enjoy free entry into the Festival of the Grape and have access to the roving shuttle race-day transportation, operating both to and from Oliver and Osoyoos all day.
The Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association is a proud sponsor of this foot race and always happy to have another exciting reason to visit the region. This is only part of a packed festival weekend with tons to do.
There is still time to register for the race of your choice. Your 2017 Baldy Marathon race fee also includes full entry into this year’s Festival of the Grape, a commemorative Baldy Marathon t-shirt, finisher’s medal, and access to the roving shuttle race-day transportation – operating both to and from Oliver and Osoyoos all day. Registration is open at www.skibaldy.com/marathon
If running followed by one of the best outdoor wine festivals is not enough, there are also Stay and play accommodation packages available! Book a room with any of the partner hotels and you will receive a discounted ticket price into the marathon of your choice. To get this offer, call the hotel to book your room and they will provide you with your Baldy Marathon ticket. More details at www.skibaldy.com/marathon/accommodation-packages.