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A 6-race summer (running) biathlon race series will be held on Thursday evenings throughout July and August (July 12, 19, 26, August 9, 16, 23) in 2018. These races are open to beginners (must be 14-years-old to race with .22 rifle) as well as experienced biathletes. No experience is needed.
Race distance is usually 5 kilometers on mostly dirt with some pavement. Safety clinic, instruction and rifles are available for novices. Awards are given at the end of the series. Registration 5:00 to 5:30 PM, zero 5:30 to 6:00 PM, race start at 6:15 PM. Cost is $10 per race ($5 for EABC members) or $50 for the series ($25 for EABC members).
Stunning lake and mountain views, quaint villages, quiet meandering roads, fresh and fantastic local foods– this is Vermont, the heart of the small farm movement. This year’s Fondo features a Bianchi bike giveaway and all new rides with new featured farms.
Don’t miss the wine sampling and packet pickup from 5-7 p.m. at Snow Farm Vineyard on July 21, followed by the Meet the Farmers Dinner at 7 p.m.
On Sunday, July 22, the Piccolo, Medio and Gran rides depart at 8:30 a.m. from Snow Farm Vineyard, and the Ramble Ride departs at 10:30 a.m. Don’t miss the post-ride barbecue from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with live music from 1-5 p.m. and the awards ceremony at 5 p.m.
To register, visit farmtoforkfondo.com.
In the Annual Runaway Pond Road Race, participants choose to run or walk the 5.5 mile, 5k, or 2k for children. Pre-registration is available at http://www.townofglover.com/recreation
|New this year, a gift raffle will take place after the race for participants.|
“Because misery loves company”
A point-to-point foot race up the Red Line ski trail. The race is approximately 1 mile, with 1500 feet of vertical climbing. Day-of registration will be at Magic’s base lodge, and ends 30 minutes before the start of the race. Pre-race registration: runreg.com
Fees: pre-reg $25, day-of $35
Warning: This is an extremely difficult and technical route. Participants are warned of the potential dangers of the course: steep climbs, poor footing, muddy and rocky paths where they exist, cliffs, extreme weather. Ok, go have fun!
A scenic trail 5K through the historic granite quarries that have made Barre, VT the granite capital of the world. The trail explores the Barre Town Forest granite quarries on wooded, mostly single track, trails.
Monthly Trail Running Series in Northern VT/NH. May-September 2018. 1M, 5K, 10K. Runs take place on East Burke, VT’s Kingdom Trails & Littleton, NH’s PRKR Mountain and Regional Trails.
|Every summer, the Federation of Swiss Societies of Eastern Canada Inc. organizes an imposing celebration at Mont SUTTON! (At the Alt. 400m Chalet). This year, the 41th edition of the Swiss National Day will take place on Saturday, August 4.
This special day is the perfect opportunity to find out more about this culture; the Swiss National Day celebration at Mont SUTTON is the most important one after the one taking place in Switzerland
Team up and paddle to support cancer survivors in our community.
Register your team at dragonheartvermont.org or call 802-999-5478
entertainment, Raffles, Woodchuck Cider Garden
Don’t miss the Saturday, August 4 Sunset Party, 5 – 9 PM, $5.00 cover Growler Garage and the X-Rays.
|The VT3 is an annual mountain bike stage race by riders, for riders. Modeled after famous races like the BC Bike Race, the VT3 brings mountain bike stage racing to hallowed grounds of New England mountain biking, Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.
The VT3 will showcase some of the most fun riding that the NEK has to offer. You’ve likely been to East Burke, you’ve probably ridden the Kingdom Trails. Now you can experience the rest of what the region has to offer. From the rocky, granite slopes of Hardwick
Formerly the Harpoon Point to Point, the Point to Point, powered by VSECU, is a fundraising event that benefits the Vermont Foodbank. The event includes cycling (riding) and running options. Riding options include 100-, 50-, and 25- mile road rides and a 20- and 10-mile trail bike ride. New this year, the Point to Point includes a half marathon.