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Asics Will Host The Best Girls Run (And Wine) Weekend Ever

Something with "vine, body, sole" in the name is definitely a must.

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On Dec. 3, popular running shoe and apparel brand ASICS announced its brand-new ASICS Vine Body Sole Weekend, which will be held May 12-14, 2016 in Napa Valley, Calif. Inspired by the brand’s philosophy, “Anima Sana In Corpore Sano—A Sound Mind in a Sound Body,” the event will celebrate the booming women’s running and fitness community. Destination Races, the company who puts on the popular wine country halfs, is a partner with ASICS.

The packed weekend will include a half marathon (individual and relay options available), training events, yoga and other fitness activities, as well as wine tastings, an ASICS fashion show, a wine- and music-centric finish line festival and special appearances by Team ASICS elite athletes, including marathoning champ Deena Kastory. Events and experiences will be held with partners Beringer Vineyards, Cairdean Estate and Charles Krug Winery.

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“ASICS helps women shine brighter in sports and in life,” said Kim Bhesania, ASICS America Women’s Business Director. “We believe sports can transform lives and as a brand, we are committed to creating events and experiences, like ASICS Vine Body Sole Weekend, that celebrate women and their pursuit for health, happiness, and the ultimate goal—Anima Sana In Corpore Sano, A Sound Mind in a Sound Body.”

If you’re itching for a girls weekend, register early, as the event will sell out at 3,000 spots.