Amalthea Cellars 10K and 5K FAQ and Packet Pick Up Info

We are excited to be returning to Amalthea Cellars this year! Here is some info to make your race day experience great!

Date and Time: June 10th – Both Races Start at approximately 9am (10k will start moments after the 5K starts)

Location: Amalthea Cellars is located at 209 Vineyard Road, Atco NJ 08004

Packet Pick Up Options: Where as you may pick up on race morning at the Vineyard (7:15am-8:30 am), we are offering 1 pre race day Packet Pick Up options for those who can make it (recommended). You are allowed to pick up for others. Please have their Bib Number.

  • June 8th (Saturday) from 10am-Noon – Running Co of Medford (Store discounts in affect!)
  • June 9th from 7:15am-8:30am – Amalthea Cellars

*** Shirts, wine glasses, and bibs will not be mailed if not picked up.

Race Results: We will be using a Chip Start and Finish for the race. All results will be posted immediately on-line following the event. You will be able to get the results on our website at as well as the timing company website, which is We do not recommend switching race distances during the race, however if you do need to switch from the 10K to the 5K, please let the Timer know when finishing race so they can adjust the results before awards.

Awards: We will present awards for the 5K at about 10am and 10K at about 10:45am.  Overall Awards are based of Gun Time, Age Awards will be based off a Chip Start time.  Medals and bottles of wine are presented to the top 3 overall winners of each race (male and female). Plus, we will have medals for the top 3 finishers per age group (men and women). Awards will be presented after race – they will not be mailed.

Arrival Time: We suggest the following arrival times. Regardless of which distance you are running, you must be on premises before 8:30 am. If you still need to pick up your packet, please arrive no later than 8:30am. If you are not parked on time, you may miss the start of the race as the parking area will be blocked off at about 8:45am because runners will be running on the access road to the parking area.

Pre Race Warm Up: We will be getting you warmed up with Brandi from Be Fit Fitness at approximately 8:40am.  Be Ready to Be Fit!

Parking: There is on-site Free parking. You will be directed. Please car pool when possible

Wine:  After completing the race, each runner will receive a Run the Vineyard Wine Glass to be used for your glass of wine. Your bib will have your drink ticket.

Food Vendor: There will be a food vendor on-site serving brunch and lunch items.

No outside Alcohol is permitted per licensing laws.

Bag Check: We offer bag check near registration area. Bags should be picked up within 15 minutes of completing your run.

Live Music: We will have Greg Jones performing until Noontime.

Photos:  We will have a professional photographer on site taking pictures that are FREE to download. Once the photo link is complete, we will email that link to runners and also have link on our web site. 

Course: The course is primarily road – But there is a portion of grass and gravel when running on the Vineyard Property.

Spectators: We love when Family and Friends hang out to cheer you on and show their support. If they have an interest in wine tasting or having a glass of wine, they would just be asked to pay the normal fees charged by the Vineyard.    

Purchases:  You are encouraged to stay and relax as long as you would like. Bottles and cases will be available for purchase by the vineyard.

GDFAR Swag:  We will have some Good Day for a Run gear available for purchase if you are interested.

Rain Or Shine. No Refunds or Transfers.

Thunderstorms: A race will not be cancelled because of “a chance of thunderstorms”. Storms are too unpredictable to cancel prematurely. Race may postponed up to 1 hour. Decisions will be made by race Director and local authorities on location, and will be a game time decision.Safety will be our number 1 concern.