DISCOVER THE VALLEY
MARCH 30, 2020
A stunning early Spring landscape, long winding country roads, a few challenging (but fun) hills and a refreshing glass of wine waiting for you in a picturesque setting. This ten mile race kicks off at Black Birch Vineyard and takes you on a tour of two quaint New England towns. The course is suitable for all ability levels. It’s positioned two-weeks after the Saint Patrick’s Day 10K and two-weeks before the Fort Hill Brewery Half Marathon, as you look to plan your early Spring season. There will be a 3-hour time limit to complete the course. Get away to Black Birch Vineyard for breathtaking views, fun, laughter, memories, and some of the best award winning wine you will ever have.
Black Birch Vineyard
Black Birch Vineyard is a boutique winery located in the farming-rich community of Hatfield, Massachusetts. They offer notable, award-winning wines using premium grapes harvested from vineyards in the Northeast. Established in 2012, the vineyard was founded on the belief that truly great wine should be an art form, requiring much more than lab specialists and computerized fermentation charts. Since 2012, they have created 5 award-winning wines using best grapes from the cooler Northeast region.
The Black Birch Vineyard 10 Miler is proud to support The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Since 1982, The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts has been feeding our neighbors in need and leading the community to end hunger. They distribute food and provide support to our member agencies in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties. These independent pantries, meal sites and shelters are on the front lines of emergency food assistance in our region, playing a crucial role helping individuals, families, seniors and children.
Food Bank Fun Facts:
The mission of The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is to feed our neighbors in need and lead the community to end hunger.
Every $1 donated can purchase 3 meals
We serve 223,000 people in the 4 counties of western Mass annually
We distributed 11.6 million pounds of food – the equivalent of 9.6 million meals – in 2018.
For more information, visit www.foodbankwma.org