Events Calendar

Welcome to the VT Sports calendar of regional outdoor events.

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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.

Aug
25
Sun
Howard Center’s 11th Annual Zoe’s Race @ Oakledge Park, Burlington, VT
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Howard Center's 11th Annual Zoe's Race @ Oakledge Park, Burlington, VT

Howard Center’s 11th Annual Zoe’s Race – August 25

Fill up your water bottles, lace up your sneakers and join the fun at this year’s 11 th
Annual Zoe’s Race. Choose between a 5K walk/run and a 10K run—both begin at
Oakledge Park and offer an out-and-back course along the picturesque Burlington
bike path. Children of all ages can share in the race day excitement by
participating in the FREE Kid’s 1K fun run (t-shirt included). Great food and music!
Fundraising for this event helps local families make their homes accessible and
supports other Howard Center programming. Come out and help Zoe’s Race
make a difference! zoesrace.org

5K and 10K $30 early bird through July 19
5K and 10K $40 July 20 – August 19
5K and 10K $45 race day registration

Northeast Delta Dental Race to the Top of Vermont
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Northeast Delta Dental Race to the Top of Vermont
Every August the Northeast Delta Dental Race To The Top Of Vermont draws as many as 800 hikers, bikers, and runners from across the U.S. and Canada to climb Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak. The course climbs up the historic Mansfield Toll Road, is 4.3 miles in length, and climbs 2564 ft. For some it’s all about trying to achieve a fast time up this tough 4.3 mile course. For others… they come to test themselves, and to enjoy the spectacular views.
Sep
1
Sun
Heels to Paws 5K @ Stratton Mountain Resort
Sep 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Heels to Paws 5K @ Stratton Mountain Resort
This fun run benefits Second Chance Animal Center and welcomes everyone in the family to a 5k journey traveling around the grounds of Stratton Mountain. Walk, jog, or run, but be sure to bring a leash to ensure the safety of everyone involved. Donation and registration available on Stratton.com.
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
12
Sat
Shelburne Farms 5K
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Shelburne Farms 5K
A RaceVermont.com classic complete with views, history, friendly competition and familiar faces. This is one of our most popular, scenic races in our series and has sold out year after year. The 5K run begins and ends at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. Run past Lake Champlain, through the quaint farm grounds and onto 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.
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.