Harvest Wind Marathon & Relay

Sunday, October 8, 2023 New Berlin, IL

Harvest Wind Marathon & Relay in New Berlin, IL

Experience the perfect blend of road running, music, and autumn festivities at the 2nd Annual Harvest Wind Half-Marathon & 10K on Sunday, October 8, 2023, starting at 8 a.m. This event takes place at the scenic Danenberger Family Vineyards, creating a unique atmosphere where the joy of running meets the delights of music, food, and drink.

The Half Marathon course is USATF certified (certification number: IL20017NM), ensuring a professionally measured and marked route for a truly memorable race. For those seeking a marathon challenge, the Springfield Marathon on November 11th awaits, and participants can conveniently register for both events with the FALL MARATHON Bundle, enjoying a 10% discount.

Your race experience extends beyond the finish line with special perks. In addition to the standard race swag—medals, t-shirts, and giveaways—participants receive a drink ticket (redeemable for soda, beer, or wine) and access to the afternoon music show at DFV.

Gear up for the event with packet pickup on Saturday, October 7th, from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at SCHEELS (3801 S. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield, IL 62711). Please note that there will be no race day packet pickup. For added convenience, choose to have your packet mailed to you for a fee of $15.

On race day, October 8th, the starting gun fires at 8 a.m. for both the Half Marathon and 10K. Awards can be collected at the awards tent starting at 9:30 a.m. for the 10K and 10:30 a.m. for the Half Marathon.

Don’t miss the chance to run through the scenic course, revel in the vineyard ambiance, and celebrate your achievements at the Harvest Wind Half-Marathon & 10K. Join us for a day of running, music, and autumn splendor!

Race Weather & Climate

New Berlin is located in the central part of Illinois, serving as a city in Sangamon County. Positioned approximately 15 miles southwest of Springfield, the state capital, New Berlin is a charming community with a small-town atmosphere. As a part of the Springfield metropolitan area, it provides residents with a blend of rural tranquility and easy access to the cultural and economic amenities of the capital city.

On October 8th in New Berlin, expect an average high of around 67°F and a low of approximately 46°F. Fall is in full swing, offering cool and crisp days with chilly nights. The weather features autumnal conditions, and October typically sees an average rainfall of about 2 inches.

Harvest Wind Half Marathon Race Results

Harvest Wind Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Harvest Wind Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:00AM CDT.

The course closes at 11:30 PM CDT.


To reserve your spot in the 2023 Harvest Wind Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

Online registration is now closed for this race.

Harvest Wind Half Marathon Race Website

Harvest Wind Half Marathon Website

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