Events Calendar

Welcome to the VT Sports calendar of regional outdoor events.

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First Annual Healthy High 5K @ North Country Community College
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
The theme of the event is “A healthy high for a healthy Ti.” Many of you know all too well the growing concern and urgency around doing something about the substance abuse and opioid overdoses that are prevalent in our communities in the north country. By choosing to be a participant in this remarkable first annual event, you will be taking action to join a community effort to connect participants with substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery resources and celebrate healthy habits.
Mad Dash
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mad Dash @ Moretown | Vermont | United States
The 23rd Annual Mad Dash takes place on Sunday, Oct. 7th, Meadow Road, Waitsfield. It’s multiple events in one: A professionally timed 10K/5K race; a 5K fitness walk; and a free kids’ fun run. Local food, t-shirts, live music, silent auction. Course is on a dirt road that goes near the Mad River, through a covered bridge and includes beautiful views of farms and mountains. Sign in, bib pick up starts at 8:30 a.m. Race starts at 10 a.m. Register online,, click on Mad Dash.
Ripton Ridge Run @ Ripton Elementary School
Oct 7 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Ripton Ridge Run @ Ripton Elementary School | Ripton | Vermont | United States
THE RIPTON RIDGE RUN is an annual fundraiser to benefit the Ripton Elementary School, put on by Friends of Ripton School, Inc. This 31st annual race includes a 5K run, a 10.4K run, and a non-competitive 5K Fun Walk. There is also a short, non-competitive event for young children. All courses start and finish at the Ripton Elementary School. The race courses traverse roads in Ripton and the Green Mountain National Forest and include water stops.
Westmore Mountain Challenge
Oct 13 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Westmore Mountain Challenge @ Charleston | Vermont | United States
1 Day. 5 Mountains. 26 Miles. Join us Saturday, October 13th for the second Westmore Mountain Challenge – a mountain marathon hike that traverses the beautiful fall scenery of the Northeast Kingdom. Called “The most spectacular (and challenging) trail run in Vermont.” by A great way to challenge yourself and support NorthWoods’ environmental conservation and education programming in northern Vermont.
Trapp Lodge Mountain Marathon @ Trapp Family Lodge
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Trapp Lodge Mountain Marathon @ Trapp Family Lodge | Stowe | Vermont | United States

This annual event is a challenging half and full marathon distance trail run in the heart of the Green Mountains at beautiful Trapp Family Lodge. Fall is the best time to visit Vermont and we think that running through crisp, colorful, fall foliage on the Trapp Lodge trail system is just the way to do it. October is a particularly special time to be in Stowe, winter is just around the corner and Oktoberfest is in full swing in and around town.

Shelburne Farms 5K
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

A classic complete with views, history, friendly competition and familiar faces. The 5K run begins and ends at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. Run past Lake Champlain, through the quaint farm grounds and on to the trails and fields before making your way past the Inn at Shelburne Farms, on your way to the finish line back at the Coach Barn.

Chase Away 5K @ Champlain Valley Expo
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Chase Away 5K @ Champlain Valley Expo | Brockville | Ontario | Canada
Before you Wag It Forward… Join the Chase Away 5K! Our fun run for Chase Away K9 Cancer will yet again kick off a full day of 4-legged fun! And yes, friendly, leashed dogs welcome. Every dollar we raise will help Chase Away K9 Cancer fund research to…chase away canine cancer! So run–or walk!–with us. Preregister at runsignup.comfor $20, or it’s $30 at the event.
2018 CaniCross 5K Walk/Run Doggy Benefit @ Catamount Outdoor Family Center
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Come celebrate our 8th Annual Cani-Cross!

Have you ever wanted to run at Catamount with your best friend? Now is your chance!

Come out and run with your dog for 1 day to benefit Golden Huggs Rescue and Catamount Family Center. Enjoy an opportunity to run the courses with your dog and fellow neighbor while supporting 2 great groups.

We have a 2 course: 5K and a shorter 2.5K. This can be run or walked with or without dogs!

Cost: $20 in advance or $25 onsite.

Please remember to bring poop bags!!!

Fall 5K/10K & Half Marathon
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Choose from a 5K, 10K or half marathon which has been recognized in 2014 by as one of nine of the most scenic Fall half marathon courses in New England. The 5K and 10K are both out-and-back races, whereas the half marathon is a loop. Walkers are welcomed in the 5K. There is a 3-hour time limit on the half marathon.

Jingle Jog 5K
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! Oh what fun it is to run in the Jingle Jog 5K! The timing couldn’t be more perfect to burn off your Thanksgiving calories and bring holiday cheer to everyone within hearing distance. First 100 registrants will be provided with jingle bells and a Santa hat (a better one this year). You can’t help but get in the holiday spirit by participating in this race. Register by November 11 to receive a free race shirt.