In the second 10 kilometers race – Cricova Wine Run, which will take place on the 29th of January, will have the opportunity to participate 300 persons, both amateurs and professional sportsmen, who have been registered and who have paid in advance for the participation in the Cricova Wine Run race, via the web-site www.cricova.winerun.md.
You must run through the underground city of Cricova!
The visit of Cricova gives you the opportunity to go through one of the most captivating wine stories fascinating the imagination with legends about these places and the best wine traditions of this ancient and sunny land.
Nowadays the Cricova winery is an enterprise that combines the Moldavian traditions of wine making and the international advancement in this field. It is proud of its unique underground labyrinths, which keep the secret of excellent wines which are produced and matured here.
”The underground city”, how it is also called Cricova winery, is one of the main tourist sights of Moldova. According to the adopted law the Cricova’s wine factory was declared as national cultural heritage object .
In the tranquility and obscurity of Cricova’s cellars are matured more than 10 million liters of wine. It is a real underground wine city with a 100 kilometers length and which is placed at a 100 meters depth underground, which has its own streets and avenues, bearing the names of wines, which are produced and stored here.
The start will be given on the parking area, at the entrance of the Cricova’s wine cellars. Beginning the Wine Road which is included in the national wine route, you may turn on the Chardonnay Street, followed by Cabernet Street, and then go for a run along the avenue Codru, Dionysus or Feteasca. You can be sure that such a trip will cope without the Ariadne’s thread, and after all this you may feel dizzy because of all this labyrinths which are a real wine kingdom.
The first 4,2 kilometers, the sportsmen will run through the underground city, the following 1 kilometer of the route of Wine Run will continue outside. Turning outdoors the sportsmen will run the last 4,2 kilometers through the cellars to the Finish line for getting the medal.
The participants in the Cricova Wine Run race will run through a historical area, they will enjoy the national dishes and the most tasteful wine. The participants will run under the sounds of folk music and national dances.
- – A T-shirt with the symbols of Wine Run 2017;
- – Start number with an integrated electronic chip. Make sure to attach it according to the requirement;
- – A fact sheet;
- – Respiratory mask which might be used on certain sections of the route;
- – Commemorative bottle of Moldovan wine from the Cricova’s Winery.
To the race will be admitted the sportsmen over 16 years old (2001 year birth and older).
Get familiar with the terms and conditions of participation in the race and with the actual Regulation of the competition.