The vineyard vines Half Marathon at Pebble Beach®
Reservations and Registration
January 27, 2018 | Pebble Beach, California
Join us for an unforgettable race weekend experience at Pebble Beach Resorts®, a 13-time winner of Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine’s Worlds Best Hotels award, on January 27, 2018. The Half Marathon at Pebble Beach®, 10k, and 5k will run through the private grounds of the world-class Pebble Beach Resort®, with the majority of each course featuring scenic views of 17-Mile Drive® and the breathtaking resort property before finishing with a post-race Champagne Brunch at the resort.
This exclusive event is limited to just 1,000 participants and provides discounted participant rates at Pebble Beach’s® historic Inn at Spanish Bay™, starting at only $839 and includes one race entry and one ticket to the post-race vineyard vines Champagne Brunch.
Experience the Wonders of Pebble Beach®: World-famous golf. World-class accommodations. Out-of-this-world scenery. Get goosebumps while standing on the first tee at Pebble Beach Golf Links™ — the No. 1 public course in the country. Park yourself at The Bench around a cozy fire while drinking in one of the best views in golf. Let the bagpiper serenade you during a Spanish Bay® sunset. Draw inspiration from the proud Lone Cypress. Discover your own favorite spot along 17-Mile Drive®, or our 25 miles of trails, or the serene Stillwater Cove. Come join us at Pebble Beach Resorts® and make your own unforgettable memories.
- Where is the race?
The race will be held at Pebble Beach Resorts® in Pebble Beach, California.
- Where can I register?
- What day is the race, and when does it start?
The race is on Saturday, January 27, 2018. The official start time for the half marathon will be 7:15 am. The 10k and 5k will start at 7:30am.
- How many participants are allowed in each event?
The race is limited to the first 1,000 participants, regardless of distance, so don’t wait to register!
- Will there be medals for participants?
Yes, all finishers will receive a beautiful 4″ finisher medal!
- Weather/Cancellation Policy
We will do all we can to make sure each of our races is produced as planned, but runner safety is always our top priority. If we have to cancel a race because of weather or circumstances outside our control, refunds will not be issued.
- Will there be professional photographers and photos for purchase?
Yes! Professional photographers will be on site for the race and will provide photos for purchase.
- Is there a time limit?
Yes. All participants must complete their race distance by 11:00am.
- Will there be awards?
Awards will be given to male and female overall and age group winners based on chip time. Overall awards for the 5k and 10k will be presented at 9:30am, age group awards may be claimed at the Capstone Event Group Customer Service tent following the awards presentation. Overall awards for the half marathon will be presented at 10:30am, age group awards may be claimed at the Capstone Event Group Customer Service tent following the awards presentation. Winners must be present to receive their prize; awards will not be mailed out.
Age groups are as follows: 19 & under; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-up.
- When is packet pick-up?
Packet pick-up will be held Friday, January 26, 2018 and on Race Day, Saturday, January 27.
Friday, January 26: 4pm-8pm – All runners will be able to pick up at the Inn at Spanish Bay®
(2700 17 Mile Dr, Pebble Beach, CA 93953)
-All runners will enter the Inn at Spanish Bay and turn right and follow the signs for packet pick up
Saturday, January 27 (Race Day): 5:30am-6:30am at the Customer Service near the start line
- Can I pick up someone else’s packet?
If you have a picture of their photo ID, yes you can. A picture on your phone works well!
- Where can I find the results?
Results will be posted in real time on our website! We will also send you a text message during the race with a link to view the results after you finish.
- Can I get a refund?
Refunds will not be issued for any reason. You may change your race distance, up until Sunday, November 12 at midnight. After that, you must change your race distance in person at packet pick-up or on race morning. Please note: If you do not change your race distance either online or in person with a Capstone Event Group staff member prior to the race start, you will be disqualified from the event.
- Can I wear headphones?
It is unsafe to wear headphones while running. Event organizers will not restrict headphone use and leave it up to the athlete on his/ her ability to follow direction while wearing headphone devices. If you do choose to wear headphones please keep the volume level down so you are able to hear and follow the direction of course volunteers. We have a unique course where you MUST listen to volunteers.
- Can someone else run in my place?
No, you are not allowed to transfer bib numbers.
- Can I register on race day?
Yes, you will be able to register on race day AND at packet pick-up, as well as online up until one hour prior to the race – though you must pick up your bib in time to race! Please note if participant limits have been reached, then packet pick-up and race day registration will not be available.
- Are walkers allowed in the race?
Yes, however, you must meet the requirements of the completing the race in four hours or less (any distance).
- Are baby joggers, strollers or pets allowed during the race?
No. This is to ensure runner safety and comply with liability insurance policies.
The Half Marathon at Pebble Beach®, 10k, and 5k is a luxury destination race like no other! From your arrival to departure, you’ll enjoy an incredible race vacation, or “racecation” as we like to call it, at one of the most luxurious resorts in the country.
All Half Marathon at Pebble Beach® participants will receive:
- Post-race party and vineyard vines Champagne Brunch
- Limited edition Half Marathon at Pebble Beach® Participant Gift
- Pre-race gear check
- 4” finisher medal
- Race staff available at the Pebble Beach Resort® to answer course and race questions the day before the race.
- All race participants and spectators staying at the Pebble Beach Resort® will also have access to all of the activities and amenities offered by the resort, including golf, the spa, dining, and more!
The Half Marathon at Pebble Beach® course is the first race exclusively run oceanfront on world-famous 17-Mile Drive. Enchanting, idyllic, and breathtaking often used to describe this stretch of heaven on earth, but words can’t even scratch the surface. For the first time, you’ll be excited to run an ‘out and back’ course, just so you can see it again.
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Experience the Wonders of Pebble Beach®
World-famous golf. World-class accommodations. Out-of-this-world scenery.
Get goosebumps while standing on the first tee at Pebble Beach Golf Links® — the No. 1 public course in the country. Park yourself at The Bench around a cozy fire while drinking in one of the best views in golf. Let the bagpiper serenade you during a Spanish Bay® sunset. Draw inspiration from the proud Lone Cypress. Discover your own favorite spot along 17-Mile Drive®, or our 25 miles of trails, or the serene Stillwater Cove. Come join us at Pebble Beach Resorts® and make your own unforgettable memories. Explore the resort and amenities.
The Inn at Spanish Bay™
Contemporary Elegance, Exemplary Service.
Nestled among majestic Monterey pines—and fronted by a Scottish-style links golf course that touches some of the most breathtaking coastline in the world—The Inn at Spanish Bay™ is an idyllic retreat.
All guest rooms feature stylish and comfortable furnishings and a warm, cozy fireplace. Most rooms include a private patio or balcony, providing magnificent views of landscaped grounds, pine forests, green fairways or the Pacific Ocean. Each room also features complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD flat-panel televisions with cable and lavish modern bathrooms with signature amenities to enhance your stay.
Guest Rooms with Room to Spare
With each room a minimum of 470 square feet in size, the guest rooms at The Inn at Spanish Bay™ are wonderfully spacious, giving you plenty of space to sit back, relax and enjoy your iconic surroundings. With a gas-burning fireplace and luxurious 300-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets in every room, you can’t go wrong with your choice of accommodations at The Inn at Spanish Bay.
Most Garden View rooms have an outdoor patio or balcony with views of the interior courtyard of The Inn and its beautifully landscaped grounds. Offering a minimum of 470 square feet, each room features a gas-burning fireplace and a marble bathroom. Most Garden View rooms offer a mixture of two queen beds and single king bed options.
Most Forest View rooms have an outdoor patio or balcony with views of the enchanting Del Monte Forest, as well as rolling coastal dunes. Each room is a spacious 470 square feet in size or larger, featuring a gas-burning fireplace and a marble bathroom. Forest View rooms offer a mixture of two queen beds and single king bed options.
Scenic View rooms are located on the upper level floors of The Inn, affording a partial ocean view, as well as a view of The Links at Spanish Bay and the beautiful Del Monte Forest. Each room is a spacious 470 square feet in size or larger, featuring a gas-burning fireplace and a marble bathroom. Most Scenic View rooms have a single king bed; some have two queen beds.
Most Ocean View rooms have an outdoor patio or balcony with spectacular views, including one of the most photographed areas of the Pacific Ocean. Some of the rooms are located on the 1st fairway of The Links at Spanish Bay™. Offering a minimum of 470 square feet, each room features a gas-burning fireplace and a marble bathroom. Ocean View rooms offer a mixture of two queen beds and single king bed options.
While at The Inn, dine at your choice of fabulous restaurants. Stroll along our seaside boardwalk and discover hidden coves and sandy beaches. Play at any of our renowned golf courses, our award-winning Spanish Bay Club™ and Tennis Pavilion, or The Beach & Tennis Club near The Lodge. Come and savor the award-winning hospitality of The Inn at Spanish Bay™.
Play the Links
Meandering among the sweeping sand dunes along 17-Mile Drive®, The Links at Spanish Bay™ unveils some of the most spectacular seaside views in Pebble Beach®. The rolling fairways gently flow through and around the gorgeous dunescape, briefly weaving between towering Monterey Pines, before returning to the white sand of Spanish Bay Beach for a thrilling finish along the coast.
The spectacular setting offers panoramic ocean views of some of 17-Mile Drive’s® most scenic stretches, showing off whitecaps bouncing on the power Pacific and a brilliant sunset. The Links at Spanish Bay™ is very much a sensory overload, with the smell of the beach carried in by a cooling ocean breeze, the sight of the spectacular jagged coastline, and the sound of the famed bagpiper leading you home at the end of a twilight round.
The Links at Spanish Bay™ requires precision and patience while negotiating sand dunes, pot bunkers, challenging greens and an ocean breeze. Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Tom Watson and Sandy Tatum teamed up to artfully craft a distinctly Scottish look, blending green and golden hues against a spectacular beachside backdrop to produce a memorable experience unlike any other in Pebble Beach.
Explore the many unique shops of Pebble Beach Resorts®. You’re certain to find something special for yourself or a souvenir for someone special. Click here to view the shops near The Inn!
Explore the Spanish Bay Club
As a guest of The Inn at Spanish Bay™, you are welcome to use our members-only facility.
Savor Stave Wine Celler
Part wine lounge and part wine shop, Stave Wine Cellar is a luxurious yet casual space to explore the world of wine from the Monterey locale of Pebble Beach. Located at The Inn at Spanish Bay, Stave Wine Cellar takes its name from a stave, which is one of the individual strips of wood that forms the sides of a wine barrel.
At Stave, you can enjoy varietals by the glass and small bites, as well as a menu of cheese and charcuterie plates. In addition to nearly 30 wines and eight craft beers by the glass, Stave has over 200 wines for purchase by the bottle, including a wide selection of coveted, hard-to-find bottles.
This intimate setting—coupled with knowledgeable staff, including certified sommeliers—is ideal for special wine dinners, events or simply gathering with friends and colleagues for a drink after work or play.
Experience an Inn Tradiation
Enjoy the sounds of our famous bagpiper each evening as he puts the golf course to sleep in Scottish tradition, as he has since The Inn opened.
Big Flavors, Global Influences, Renowned Chefs
Discover the award-winning restaurants and dining experiences of Pebble Beach Resorts®, where our outstanding chefs put their personal twist on locally grown produce, sustainably caught seafood and top quality meats. From savoring a delicious entrée to catching a casual bite, we offer an exciting array of choices that will both tempt and indulge you.
Enjoy premier dining, commensurate with world-class golf, at Pebble Beach®.
Choose from over a dozen outstanding restaurants, bars and lounges or pick up a few delectable items at our gourmet deli and wine shop.
Still Water Bar and Grill
Stillwater Bar & Grill prides itself in offering the freshest and most flavorful in sustainable seafood and organic produce. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner—or Stillwater’s famous Sunday Brunch—the menus are sure to delight and amaze. Shellfish lovers will marvel at the bountiful seafood tank, while those who prefer turf to surf can choose from a variety of meaty options.
Each of these delectable feasts is enhanced by fantastic views of Carmel Bay and the 18th hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links. A world of culinary and visual delights is waiting for you at Stillwater Bar & Grill!
Overlooking the 18th hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links, The Bench at The Lodge at Pebble Beach™ delivers an eclectic menu inspired by international styles and methods, and uses the innovative technique of wood roasting and open-flame cooking. You can also enjoy an array of wines on tap as well as premium micro draft beers.
The Bench is designed with an open-air atmosphere and includes an expansive dining room surrounding a lively bar, glass-enclosed conservatory and our picturesque outdoor dining area with fire pits and fire tables. The Bench is a must visit for cocktail drinkers as we pride ourselves on our extensive, one-of-a-kind cocktail program utilizing fresh made juices, purees and garnishes daily.
To symbolize the return of Pebble Beach to American ownership in 1999, a commemorative bench has been placed overlooking the 18th hole where this acquisition was consummated. The bench honors the vision of its owners to preserve this national treasure for future generations. Thus, the name “The Bench.”
The Tap Room
After 18 holes, you’re bound to have a hearty appetite. Experience the warm tavern atmosphere as you step into our “trophy room”, featuring famous golfer’s biggest moments throughout history from wall to wall.
The Tap Room is a wonderful watering hole with a great selection of draft and bottled beers, vintage wines, select scotches and whiskeys and other top quality spirits. It’s also a world-class steakhouse serving up hearty All-American fare, from Kobe burgers to Prime Rib to our 22oz bone-in center cut Prime Delmonico. The Tap Room selects only the finest, hand-selected Prime and certified Angus beef, grilled to perfection in a high-intensity Montague broiler.
Renowned for its extensive collection of historic prized golf memorabilia, The Tap Room is a comfortable and inviting place to watch televised sporting events as you enjoy an unbeatable meal.
In the mood for a hearty home-style breakfast or lunch? Look no further than Gallery Cafe at The Lodge at Pebble Beach™.
Early-to-rise golfers will appreciate a wide selection of breakfast choices ranging from protein filled smoothies to Huevos Rancheros, to Chorizo Biscuits and Gravy as well as the best cup of coffee around. For a casual lunch, try Gallery Cafe’s excellent make your own burgers and ample specialty sandwiches paired with one of our outstanding desserts (we recommend the House-made Cinnamon Sticky Roll) or something from our full bar. We invite our guests to come by for a quick meal or leisure around at our Cafe.
This casual restaurant is located above the putting green and overlooks the 1st tee of Pebble Beach Golf Links with views of Stillwater Cove.
The Terrace Lounge
When you’re ready for cocktails and intimate conversation, it’s time to gather at The Terrace Lounge at the Lodge at Pebble Beach™. Its picturesque setting offers a full cocktail bar and spectacular views of Carmel Bay and the world-famous 18th hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links®.
Join family and friends, as you sink into a comfortable, overstuffed chair and enjoy the sights and sounds of The Terrace Lounge.
Pebble Beach Food and Wine
Pebble Beach Food & Wine is the premier epicurean lifestyle event on the West Coast, featuring more than 100 celebrity chefs and 250 acclaimed wineries. During this unforgettable four-day celebration, enjoy intimate access to the pinnacle of culinary and wine talent at wine tastings, cooking demos and some of the most exclusive, unique dining opportunities in the world.
Spa and Fitness
The Pacific Ocean. Del Monte Forest. These two magnificent realms converge at just one place on Earth: Pebble Beach Resorts. The Spa at Pebble Beach—one of only 56 spas in the world to receive the coveted Forbes Five-Star Award—celebrates this combination with signature services that incorporate the healing properties of plants, herbs and minerals indigenous to California’s Monterey Peninsula.
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Treatments & Services
The Spa at Pebble Beach™ offers a variety of unparalleled spa services designed to reduce stress and enhance balance, including signature massages, body scrubs and wraps, water treatments and esthetics, as well as nail care and hair styling. Click here to view the services offered at Pebble Beach.
The 22,000-square-foot Spa will relax and revitalize your mind, body and spirit with an exceptional selection of treatment rooms, esthetics and unexpected finishing touches. According to the Forbes Five-Star Travel Guide, stepping foot in one of the best spas in the world should be “an exceptional experience with no detail overlooked. These properties wow you with extraordinary design and facilities, and uncompromising service.” Welcome to The Spa at Pebble Beach.
Golf the Game of a Lifetime at Pebble Beach Resorts®.
The sport of golf is at its worldwide best at Pebble Beach Resorts®. Whether you want to play the most exciting closing hole in golf, finally master the toughest hole on the PGA TOUR or simply anticipate walking in the footsteps of golf’s greatest names, we invite you to become a part of the incomparable experience that is Pebble Beach.
From Palmer to Player, Hagen to Hogan and Tiger to The Golden Bear: Teeing up at Pebble Beach Resorts places you among the legends of golf.
Pebble Beach Golf Links
Pebble Beach Golf Links®
Since 1919, golfers from around the world have dreamed of playing Pebble Beach Golf Links®, rated the greatest public golf course in America by Golf Digest for 13 consecutive years. Click here to view the course overview.
Spyglass Hill Golf Course
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Spyglass Hill Golf Course takes its inspiration from the classic novel, Treasure Island, and is considered one of the toughest courses on Earth. Click here to view the course overview.
The Links at Spanish Bay
With its rugged coastline, sweeping ocean views and rolling sand dunes, The Links at Spanish Bay™ is one of the most authentic Scottish links-style golf courses in North America. Click here to view the course overview.
Del Monte Golf Course
As the oldest golf course in continuous operation west of the Mississippi, this hidden gem of Pebble Beach Resorts® has challenged professionals and amateurs alike for more than a century. Click here to view the course overview.
Peter Hay Golf Course
The only 9-hole par-3 course on the Monterey Peninsula, our Peter Hay Golf Course is the ideal place to perfect your short game or introduce the sport of golf to children and beginners. Click here to view the course overview.
The vineyard vines Half Marathon at Pebble Beach®
January 27, 2018 | Pebble Beach, California
The First Race Exclusively on 17-Mile Drive
The vineyard vines Half Marathon at Pebble Beach®, 10k and 5k is the first race to run exclusively on 17-Mile Drive® since it was first opened in 1881. You will run along one of the most scenic drives in the world where dramatic coastal cliffs, snow-white beaches, mystical forests, and iconic golf courses will greet you along the way. Celebrate with a bottomless vineyard vines Champagne Brunch and party in fitting Pebble Beach style at The Inn at Spanish Bay®. Photo by Pebble Beach Company
Highlights of The vineyard vines Half Marathon at Pebble Beach®:
- The first race on 17-Mile Drive® since it opened in 1881
- Post-race bottomless vineyard vines Champagne Brunch at The Inn at Spanish Bay®
- Start & Finish lines are less than 500 yards from your guest room at The Inn at Spanish Bay®
- Race packet provided to you at check-in (guests of The Inn at Spanish Bay®)
- Limited edition Half Marathon at Pebble Beach® participant gift, compliments of vineyard vines
- Limited edition 4” finisher medal
- Ryan Hall, USA Half Marathon record holder, meet and greet Friday and post-race recovery jog and stretch Sunday morning
Post-Race Party and vineyard vines Champagne Brunch
The post-race party for The Half Marathon at Pebble Beach® will be unlike any post-race party you’ve seen! After your race, you can relax and enjoy the scenic views while celebrating at the Inn at Spanish Bay® with a delicious champagne brunch prepared by Pebble Beach’s® exquisite culinary team, a live band and more! Photo by Joann Dost.
One ticket to the post-race party and brunch is included in each registration, and additional tickets are available for purchase for any spectators wishing to join the fun. The post-race party will be held from 8am-11:30am. Purchase additional post-race party tickets here.
Below is a representative menu of what will be served at the post-race brunch, along with champagne and beer!
- Fresh Orange, Grapefruit Juice, Chilled Apple Juice, Cranberry Juice and Tomato Juice
- Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Assorted Teas and Hot Chocolate
- Seasonal Sliced Fruits and Berries
- Domestic and Imported Cheese Display
- Cold Smoked Salmon Display
- Herbed Cream Cheese and Condiments
- Vine Ripened Tomato Salad with Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Pine Nuts, Balsamic Vinegar and Extra
- Virgin Olive Oil
- Classic Caesar Salad with Caesar Dressing
- Poached Eggs Benedict on an English Muffin
- Sautéed Spinach and Hollandaise Sauce
- Scrambled Eggs
- Fresh Belgian Waffles with Warm Berry Compote and Maple Syrup
- Porcini Dusted Flank Steak, Rosemary Cabernet Demi-Glace
- Roasted Petite Red Potatoes
- Sweet Peppers and Onions
- Seasonal Vegetables
- Assorted Breakfast Bakeries and Bagels
- Tarts and Pastries
*Menu items subject to change.
Resort Address: The Inn at Spanish Bay, 2700 17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, CA 93953
Airport Services: The most convenient airport is the Monterey Peninsula Airport, located approximately 15 minutes from Pebble Beach Resorts®.
Directions to The Inn at Spanish Bay® from Monterey Peninsula Airport:
- Exit the airport and turn right onto Highway 68 West.
- Proceed on Highway 68 until it merges with Highway 1 South.
- Once on Highway 1 South, take the 68 West (Pebble Beach/ Pacific Grove) exit.
- At the top of the ramp, turn right onto 68 West.
- Follow 68 West approximately 2 miles to S.F.B Morse Drive and turn left on S.F.B Morse Drive.
- After stopping at the entry gate, proceed down S.F.B. Morse Drive and make the first right turn onto Congress Road.
- Congress Road will lead directly to the hotel driveway.
Approximate Travel Time: 15 Minutes