The South Mountain Heritage Society (SMHS) Spook Hill Cider & Wine 4 Mile Run provides participants the unique opportunity to run through historic Burkittsville, Union Cemetery, Boordy’s South Mountain Vineyard and the Distillery Lane Ciderworks orchard via a mix of paved and cross-country type surfaces.   
Visit the participating wineries/cideries/eateries on the Spook Hill Wine Trail post-run! Come for the run, stay for the wine!
Wine-themed finisher’s medals! 
Overland Timing will be bib-chip timing the finish line. Overall and age group awards will be calculated via “gun” time. Note: All awards will be based on “gun” time.
Accolades:  Spook Hill was named by in 2014 as a “Must Do” fall race in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  The race has been featured by Runner’s World Magazine in 2015 and 2018!  Spook Hill is also a Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club "Grand Prix Series" event.
Race Date:
Saturday, October 17, 2020. 8:30 A.M. Start
Online Registration: (no added processing fees)
Through May 31: $29.95
June 1 through August 31: $32.95
September 1 through September 30: $34.95
October 1 through October 15, 2020 (or until the race sells out all 500 slots): $36.95
Race Day (if bibs still available-race is capped at 500 entrants): $40, cash, credit, or check. Additional registration fees will apply to credit card transactions on race day.
Race Day Schedule: 
7:00 – 8:15  Packet Pickup 
8:30 Race Start
9:40 Awards/Door Prize Ceremony Begins
10:00 Awards Ceremony Ends
9:45 Distillery Lane Ciderworks tasting room opens for business.  
*The Little Red Barn Ice Cream Cafe, just off of Rte 340 in Jefferson (show them your bib on race-day for a free kid’s size soft serve) is a great place to grab lunch!
2020 Race Premiums:
Each participant will receive a commemorative wine glass.  Run finishers will receive a unique, wine-themed finisher’s medal.  Cotton tee-shirts can be ordered for a nominal fee during the registration process until 9/27/2020.

October 17, 2020


Spook Hill Cider & Wine 4 Mile Run
October 17, 2020 (Saturday)
4 miles
Road Solo
Anywhere Virtual Race


Oct 17 2020 : Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
6.0°C - 17.3°C (42.8°F - 63.2°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-10-12