Events Calendar

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May
5
Sun
Middlebury Maple Run
May 5 2019 @ 9:00 am – May 5 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Middlebury Maple Run
USATF-certified half marathon and 2-person relay, and a 3-mile fun run. Beautiful, scenic routes with views of the Green Mountains and Adirondacks. 50/50 mix of paved and dirt roads for the half marathon, all paved for 3-mile fun run. Well organized, great t-shirts, live music on course from Middlebury College student bands, post-race pancake breakfast with Vermont maple syrup. New for 2019—prize money and age group awards for the fun run. One of New England’s “must do” races.
Nov
23
Sat
Westford Turkey Trot @ Westford Elementary School
Nov 23 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Westford Turkey Trot @ Westford Elementary School

Join us on Saturday, November 23, 2019 and run the beautiful rolling dirt roads of Westford, Vermont – snow, rain or shine!

Day-off registration starts at 8:30am and the tot trot starts at 10am (with the 3k walk/run and the 10k run starting after all tots have trotted). Race starts and ends at the Westford School on Brookside Road. T-shirts, mugs and hoodies are available for sale the day of the race. Homemade chili and other food available for sale before and after the race. So come run, eat

Nov
28
Thu
Neshobe Pie Gobbler Fun Run & Walk @ Neshobe Golf Club
Nov 28 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Create a new Thanksgiving morning tradition!
Run, walk, stroll with a chance to win your Thanksgiving Day pie!
Every 10th finisher receives a freshly made pie, plus the winning male and female.

Distance: Approximately 3 miles over hill and dale at Neshobe Golf Course.
This is a rain/snow or shine event. No refunds.
Proceeds benefit Brandon Recreation Department

Gobble Gobble Wobble 5K @ Stratton Village
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Gobble Gobble Wobble 5K @ Stratton Village

Bring your friends, family and a funny costume and jump start your Thanksgiving with a run through the resort, starting at 9am.Starting at the Clocktower, the course takes runners, walkers and turkey-trotters through the Village, over to the Sun Bowl, and around the resort before crossing the finish line back at the Clocktower.

Pre-Register: $40, includes tax
Day of registration $55, includes tax

7:30 – 8:30am: Check in East wing of the Main Base lodge
Cash prizes & fun awards!

GMAA 5K Turkey Trot @ UVM Gutterson Fieldhouse
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Certified 5K on the UVM women’s cross-country course. Great footing (not counting snow or ice) on cinder/paved path and grass. Some single track. No pets, headphones, strollers or bicycles allowed on the course. Walkers welcome. Walkers and slower runners please line up towards the back for safety at the crowded start.
Zack’s Place Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Morning
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Zack’s Place Turkey Trot, a 5K run and walk held on Thanksgiving Day, was first established in 2007, and has become a dependable annual fundraiser ever since. In 2007, almost 200 people participated. In 2017, over 1,700 people participated and raised $78,000. All of the proceeds of the race are dedicated to our operational costs.

As participants line up and register for the race they are entertained by a band on a flatbed truck. Hot coffee, tea and hot chocolate are offered.

Nov
30
Sat
Jingle Jog 5K
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Jingle Jog 5K
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! Oh what fun it is to run in the Jingle Jog 5K! We had a blast with this race last year. The timing couldn’t be more perfect to burn off your Thanksgiving calories, bring the family together and spread holiday cheer to everyone within hearing distance. First 100 registrants will be provided with jingle bells and a Santa hat. Several families are making this race a holiday tradition. We hope to see you and your family this year.
Dec
1
Sun
The North Face Doggie and Me
Dec 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Bring your pup along for a free guided hike! Attend all 7 hikes and you will get the chance to enter in a raffle for $100 North Face gift card! All participants will receive a free gift and in store exclusive discount!
Dec
22
Sun
Sunrise Snowshoe Hike
Dec 22 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Sunrise Snowshoe Hike
Every Sunday morning during winter, weather permitting, join us for a snow shoe hike from Nordic Center followed by coffee, tea, hot chocolate, light snacks
Jan
5
Sun
Dion Snowshoe Grafton Trails Snowshoe Race @ Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center
Jan 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dion Snowshoe Grafton Trails Snowshoe Race @ Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center
A USSSA National Championship Qualifying Event. Expect a challenging technical race course. Pre-registration $20; Day of Registration $30. Children’s Lollipop Dash-no fee; held on field in front of center after 10k finishes. Minimum snowshoe size 120 sq in. Event benefits the Grafton Elementary School Winter Sports Program.
Jan
10
Fri
Learn to Ski/Learn to Ride Day
Jan 10 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
Learn to Ski/Learn to Ride Day
Learn to ski and ride on January 10th by taking a lesson at 9:45am or 1:15pm. Stratton joins the industry in seeing how many beginner lessons we can do in one day.
Jan
26
Sun
Komen New England Snowshoe Event @ Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Komen New England Snowshoe Event @ Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center
Komen New England Snowshoe Vermont is a noncompetitive, snowshoe walk of 3K or 5K distance. Enjoy the crisp winter air at the Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center while making an impact in the fight against breast cancer. Online registration available: Oct. 1, 2019 – Jan. 24, 2020. Although fundraising is not required, it is strongly encouraged! Dion Snowshoes (of Bennington, VT) will be providing demos will supply lasts. Call Lodging Partner The Grafton Inn (802)-843-2248 for rates and availability.