Vermont 50 Races

The Vermont 50 is comprised of five distinct races  held at Mount Ascutney in Brownsville VT. The race happens every year the last Sunday in September! Select a race from the list below to learn more. Race proceeds benefit Vermont Adaptive.

50 Mile Mountain Bike Race

About 2/3 (67%) of the 50 Mile course is on trails or jeep (unimproved) roads. 30% is on smooth, rolling gravel roads and 3% is on pavement. It is a challenging course, with good footing/traction, plenty of hills and classic Vermont scenery that will be a welcome distraction. The total vertical elevation for the 50 Mile race is about 8,900 feet. Categories include: Novice – entry level or first time competitor, Sport – intermediate competitor and Expert – very advanced competitor

50 Mile Ultra Run

Runners Male and Female in each category and class, age groups ranging from 12 to 70 and up.
Almost 2/3 of your total course is trail, most of which provides fairly decent footing, with little in the way of rocks or roots. Eight miles of it is on segments of the 100 Mile course. The total vertical for the 50 Mi is about 8,900’.

50 Km Endurance Run

Runners Male and Female in each category and class, age groups ranging from 12 to 70 and up.
This isn’t quite so challenging as the 50 mile. Almost 2/3 of your total course is trail, most of which provides fairly decent footing, with little in the way of rocks or roots. Eight miles of it is on segments of the 100 Mile course. The total vertical for the 50 Km is about 5,600’.

Vermont 50 Mile Relay Team

Relay Mileage Breakdown – 12.3 Miles Start to Skunk Hollow – 19.0 Miles Skunk Hollow to Greenall’s – 18.7 Miles Greenall’s to finish

Free Kids Fun Run or Ride

*2 mile bike ride and 3 mile trail run are for children under the age of 14 who are able to bike or run independently.