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|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.|
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
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
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!
|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.|
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.
|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.|
|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!|
|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.|
|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.|