Events Calendar

Welcome to the VT Sports calendar of regional outdoor events.

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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.
Dec
14
Sat
Magic Rando Fest Presented By Catamount Trail Association @ Magic Mountain Ski Area
Dec 14 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Magic Rando Fest Presented By Catamount Trail Association @ Magic Mountain Ski Area

Kick off the season with some fun, informative clinics and presentations on the up and coming sport of uphill skiing (randonee/skimo/alpine touring). This event is for all ability levels. There will be options for those who are brand new to the sport, intermediates, and experts looking for hone their skills.

Demo equipment is available.

Additionally, there will be NE Rando Series races and skills competitions throughout the weekend.

Dec
15
Sun
“The Magic” skimo/rando race (traditional “Individual” format)
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
"The Magic" skimo/rando race (traditional "Individual" format)
Please see event website for details.
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
Dec
28
Sat
SMS Summit Series — Faction: The Collective @ Stratton Mountain School
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Adventuring to undiscovered peaks together, platting midnight-raids on city handrails, lapping your home run until that last ray of sunshine…Skiing is Collective. Featuring SMS alumna and Olympian Caroline Claire ‘18 and World Champion Freeskier Mac Forehand ‘20.The show starts at 7 p.m. on the SMS campus, and tickets are only $10.
Dec
31
Tue
New Year’s Eve 5K
Dec 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Central Vermont Runners will host the annual New Year’s Eve 5K Race on Tuesday December 31, starting and ending at the Pavilion Building in Montpelier. Come rain or shine, snow or ice and enjoy running this course through downtown Montpelier. Dress appropriately for the conditions. Race starts at 2:00 PM. Registration can be done online, mail in, or on race day. Race bib pickup and registration can be done at the basement floor of the Pavilion Building 12:30 – 1:45 PM. Visit cvrunners.org fo
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
18
Sat
Free Skiing and T-Bar Dedication
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Free Skiing and T-Bar Dedication
Please join Ascutney Outdoors in celebrating its’ new T-bar on Saturday, January 18th starting with a short dedication ceremony at noon followed by free skiing until 4 p.m. The Brownsville Butcher and Pantry will be serving up an awesome chili bar accompanied by music and other activities, The tubing lift will be in operation but tickets must be purchased. With no snowmaking, skiing is weather dependent but the event will go on with a snow dance dedicated to protect our winters.
SMS Summit Series — 5Point Film Festival @ Stratton Mountain School
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SMS Summit Series — 5Point Film Festival @ Stratton Mountain School
The films selected as part of the 5Point Film Festival lineup are meaningful adventure stories that share the same core tenets of purpose, respect, commitment, humility, and balance. The show starts at 7 p.m. on the SMS campus, and tickets are only $10.
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.
Feb
1
Sat
Grafton Winter Carnival @ Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grafton Winter Carnival @ Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center
Join us for our 8th Annual Winter Carnival for a day filled with outdoor fun and adventure! Go tubing, skiing or snowshoeing…enjoy a sleigh ride and demo new equipment! Demo equipment will be available from Rossignol Skis, Dion Snowshoes, Nevitrek Snowshoes and more to come…The outside fire will be ablaze for everyone to enjoy as well and The Grafton Inn will be serving food & beer! Admission includes a trail pass, ski/snowshoe rental equipment (as available) and tubing hill access too!