The first official race was held in January of 2016, which was attended by 200 runners from 10 countries: Moldova, the USA, Brazil, Czech Republic, Finland, Ukraine, Romania, Russia, and even Angola.
In the upcoming race, the organizers have increased the number of participants, and the second race will be able to comprise 300 people, both amateurs and professionals, who have pre-registered and paid for participation in the Cricova Wine Run on the website www.cricova.winerun.md.
In 2017, the race across the wine cellars of Cricova will take place in real traditions of Moldova, where the participants will be able to enjoy the delicious local food and wine. The athletes will be running under the sounds of folk music and national dances.
Runners, who have acquired “Standart Package + Wine”, will take part in an unforgettable tour across Cricova Cellars, learn about the production of Moldovan wines, and after getting familiar with Cricova culture, a lunch will be organized for participants with wine tasting in the best Moldavian traditions.
The race participation is open to everyone in the presence of a flashlight, and sports clothes. Sports medical insurance (recommended for foreign athletes). Competitors should be aware of the real Regulations provisions.
To participate in the competition, runners are supplied with two types of participant’s packs:
– The standard package (includes a medal, a backpack, the official T-shirt, at the finish – mulled wine from the factory Cricova)
– The standard package + wine tasting and lunch
Price of the Standard Package
- For the citizens of Moldova – 500 lei
- For foreign citizens – 100 euro
Price for Standard Package + tasting
- For the citizens of Moldova – 1000 lei
- For foreign citizens – 123 euros
We remind you that the winner of the first race among men became Sporter Run coach Liviu Croitoru, who ran the distance in 30 minutes and 4 seconds. The fastest among the 50 participants was Natalia Clipca, who ran the distance in 33 minutes and 17.5 seconds.