Events Calendar

Welcome to the VT Sports calendar of regional outdoor events.

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Jul
4
Thu
Montcalm Mile @ The Garrison Gym
Jul 4 @ 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Montcalm Mile @ The Garrison Gym
The Montcalm Mile is a one mile downhill event, ending downtown Ticonderoga, The event is run preceding a 4th of July parade. Everyone is entitled to prize money. Course records: Men 3:54.1 Women 4:39.
Jul
13
Sat
41st Annual Bear Swam 7.5-Miler
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
A 5.7 mile loop course on mostly dirt roads which climbs 450 ft in the first three miles and then gradually descends to the finish.
Paine Mountain Trail Race
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Paine Mountain Trail Race

Directly east of Northfield Vermont, lies a hidden gem of rolling single track, winding forest roads, and abandoned ski slopes on the flanks of Paine Mountain. With steep climbs and descents and incredible views, this series of forested trails make for some of the best trail running in Central VT!

All races start and finish at Norwich University’s Shaw Outdoor Center, and the courses take advantage of both the Shaw Center’s extensive mountain bike network and the Northfield Town Forest.

Aug
10
Sat
The Point to Point, powered by VSECU
Aug 10 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Point to Point, powered by VSECU
The Point to Point, powered by VSECU, is a cycling and running event that was created in 2002 to raise funds and awareness for the Vermont Foodbank’s mission to end the growing problem of hunger in Vermont. Help a neighbor in need and have fun doing it!
Smugglers’ Mountain Race and Vertical Challenge
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Smugglers' Mountain Race and Vertical Challenge

Smugglers’ Mountain Race is a weekend of stout mountain runs at their finest. These are extremely challenging sky-run style mountain races located on the rugged slopes and trails of Smugglers’ Notch Resort, in Mount Mansfield State Forest!

Both races climb to the highest point of land; Madonna Mountain, on the North side of Smugglers’ Notch via steep, unforgiving terrain. Loose rock, mud, slippery slopes and long unrelenting climbs with spectacular views should be expected.

Aug
18
Sun
Cider Chase 5K at Woodchuck Cider House @ Woodchuck Cider
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Cider Chase 5K at Woodchuck Cider House @ Woodchuck Cider

Join us on August 18th for the inaugural running of the Woodchuck Cider Chase 5k in idyllic Middlebury, Vermont. Nestled in the cool Champlain Valley, dash from barn to farmhouse and back on Exchange Street. 5k, chip timed race starts and ends out front of the world famous Cider House. After the race, the party continues with live music, food trucks, yard games and family friendly fun for everyone.

Sep
7
Sat
Groton Forest Trail Run
Sep 7 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Groton Forest Trail Run
Rugged, remote, beautiful – these are the trails in Groton State Forest. Join us for the second year of this trail event, aimed at bringing you back to the forest and providing you with an unrivaled running experience. Runners can choose from either a 26.5 mile course or a 15.2 mile course that are both technical, challenging and gorgeous.
Sep
15
Sun
16th Annual TAM Trek @ Wright Park
Sep 15 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

The TAM Trek is a trail race and fun run to raise funds for the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM).  The Middlebury Area Land Trust started building the TAM in 1989 and it now encircles the village of Middlebury, traveling through Cornwall, Weybridge, and New Haven. It links several hundred acres of town land, MALT conserved properties, schools, and other local landmarks.

Wright Park will be open throughout the event and all participants are encouraged to stay after the run to enjoy refreshments, music, and beverages. Generous prizes from local sponsors will be awarded to the male and female overall winners of the 19-mile and 10K races.

There will be 5 aid stations around the 19-mile course, and the 10K course will go by the Belden Falls aid station twice.

All proceeds from the Annual TAM Trek directly support the maintenance of the TAM. Your entry helps ensure this local gem remains well-maintained and available for public use year-round.

Race donation for 19-miler and 10K:

$45/person through July 1

$50/person through August 31

$55/person after September 1 and on day-of

Race donation for 2 mile fun run:

$25/person for the fun run

Kids 12 and under are free for all events

Race course map: Click here.

Day-of registration begins at 7:00 am.

Questions: Contact MALT at 388-1007 or info@maltvt.org.

Want to volunteer at the TAM Trek?  We will need volunteers to help run our aid stations, registration table, and timing. Volunteer sign-up is online. Contact info@maltvt.org with questions.

Sep
28
Sat
Poultney Chilli Cook-Off 5K
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Poultney Chilli Cook-Off 5K

Come out and enjoy the start of fall with a 5K run/walk through Poultney, VT. After the race you will be lured onto the main street with the amazing aroma of chile simmering in pots as contestants vie to win the 30th annual Chili Cook-off blue ribbon!

Oct
20
Sun
Heady Trotter 4-Miler at The Alchemist @ The Alchemist
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Heady Trotter 4-Miler at The Alchemist @ The Alchemist

The beer that started a revolution!
Perfectly timed in the middle of Fall, between Leaf season and before the Slopes open, The Heady Trotter will be your favorite race, EVER. Chip Timed Road Running Race finishing with Post Race Party At the Alchemist BreweryMusic and Beer Festival 10:00AM-2:00PMCustom Swag to all finishers.Lawn game zone with Cornhole, Life Size Beer Pong and Kan Jam-Free Family Friendly after party, bring your neighbors, coworkers, and family.

Oct
27
Sun
Black River Beatdown @ 535 Lost Nation Road, Craftsbury Common, VT 05827
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Black River Beatdown @ 535 Lost Nation Road, Craftsbury Common, VT 05827
The Craftsbury Outdoor Center and surrounding natural areas are a gem of the Northeast Kingdom. Scenic forests and tranquil lakes surround this world class trail system in a remote but vibrant corner of Vermont. Join us for what is sure to be one of the last trail run races of the season. There may be snow, there will be ghosts!
Nov
28
Thu
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.