Run a 5K through a North Fork vineyard this weekend

Credit: northforker file phot

Credit: northforker file photo

Duck Walk Vineyards will host the first ever Mighty North Fork Vineyard 5K this Sunday, July 10 in Southold. There will also be a one-mile run for those who don’t want to compete in the 5K.¬†

Both races will take place at the vineyard, as competitors weave their way around Duck Walk’s grapevines.

Each participant will receive a free wine tasting or a glass of wine afterward. There will also be live music, raffle prizes, t-shirts for all competitors and finisher medals for all 5K participants.

Competitors can begin arriving at the vineyard at 6:30 a.m. Packets will be handed out beginning at 7 a.m. Then at 9 a.m. the 5K race will start, followed by the one-mile race at 9:15 a.m.

A complementary wine tasting will also begin at 9:15 a.m. and continue until 11 a.m. An awards ceremony will follow the races.

Tickets to compete are $35 in advance and $40 on the day of the race. To sign up for the race visit

Duck Walk Vineyards is located at 44535 Main Road in Southold. For more information call (631) 765-3500 or visit