Races are Closed, Camping is Full, Trail Work Sunday and Kids FREE Fun Races online registration is open
VT50 Races are Closed
The Vermont 50 2022 race is now closed. The final list of entries is going to the bib/bike plaque chip company.
We hope you got into our race but if you didn’t please consider VOLUNTEERING with us. We could use volunteers for many race tasks. Let us put your SUPER POWERS to good use.
If you have a few hours on Saturday 9/24 or even a few hours on Monday 9/26-we’d love your assistance.
If you have family or friends joining you-maybe they could lend a few hours on Saturday 9/24, Sunday 9/25 or Monday 9/26?
Sign Up to Volunteer HERE
Onsite Camping is FULL
Our camping sites have been spoken for. There may be sites available at local State Parks.
Check our Area Lodging pages so some suggestions.
Trail Work Sunday, Sept. 11
Ascutney Trails Association is hosting a Trail Day on Sunday, Sept. 11.
Time for an off-mountain Trail Day. Joe’s Jungle needs a bunch of clean-up, as do other sections of the Vermont 50 course.
Meet at “The Triangle” where Bryant Road meets Silver Hill Rd. (about 1600 Silver Hill Rd., West Windsor) at 8:30 on Sunday, 9/11.
Bring string-trimmer, leaf blower, loppers, or rake (and, of course, water, gloves and snack).
We’ll organize into small crews and head out from that central location, expecting to be able to complete our tasks by about noon.
Kids FREE Fun Rides and Runs
Online Registration is Open
Walk-Up Registration Opens Saturday, Sept. 24 at noon
These races are FREE, however we will gladly accept donations for Vermont Adaptive or look for the donation jar at the Kid’s Race Table on Saturday.
Race Day-Saturday, September 24, 2022
Bike Ride-1 mile-2:00 PM; 2 mile-2:20 PM
Fun Run-3:30 p.m.
Walk Up Registration and Check-In/Bib Pick Up:
Saturday in the BIG TENT from noon-1:45 p.m.
Location: Ascutney Outdoors, 450 Ski Tow Rd. Brownsville, VT
These FREE fun races gives the kids a chance to feel like they’re part of the Vermont 50 and are held during Vermont 50 race check-in and bib pick up Saturday noon-1:45 p.m.
You CAN sign up in person at the Big Tent noon-1:45 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 24.
But you can avoid the lines and sign up online!
Come Ready To Have Fun!
Free For Children 14 And Under.
Kid’s Bike Ride
*Helmets are required for ALL Bike Rides
Bike rides are limited to 25 riders for each ride, first come, first serve.
Kid’s Fun Runs
Camping with Vermont 50-Only 20 Spots Left
The Vermont 50 Offers Bare-Spot Tent Sites In A Nearby Neighbor’s Field. (About 1/4 From Base Camp).
- Camping Area Is Open From 12 Noon – 8 P M. On Saturday Of Race Weekend
- There Are Two Areas: One For High Clearance Vehicles, One For Passenger Vehicles.
- These Sites Can Accommodate CARS And SMALL VAN CAMPERS ONLY.
- These Sites Are Available-First Come First Serve.
- These Sites Have QUIET HOURS After 1o P.M.
- No Fires Are Allowed At All In This Camping Area.
- RVs Are NOT Permitted At This Camping Area.
A $20 CASH ONLY Donation Is Requested To Help Cover Our Camping Expenses (Field Mowing, Port-0-Lets Etc.)
Email Mike Silverman RD To Reserve One Of These Limited Spots.
NOTE: If You Arrive With A Large Camper Or RV You Will Be Turned Away.
Vermont 50 Race Updates
Reminder-All Race Registration and Changes
CLOSE on September 6 at noon ET.
If you are still thinking about running or creating a bike relay team, you have until Tuesday, September 6 at noon ET to register.
If there are changes to be made with your registration-this also closes on September 6 at noon ET.
CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION HERE Then email our Race Director, Mike with your changes.
The Vermont 50 FREE Kids Fun Races Return
Saturday, September 24 noon-4:30 PM
The Kids Free Fun Race Registration is OPEN
to Kids 14 and under
You can sign up your child/children ONLINE (saves time at Saturday Registration) or In-person in the BIG TENT.
Racer Check-in Saturday Sept. 24 Big Tent 12:45-1:45pm
Race Time: Saturday September 24
Bike races -2 pm
Run races-3 pm
Treasure Hunt ~4 pm (weather permitting outdoors-maybe in the BIG TENT)
FREE Fun rides
1 mile at 2pm
2 mile at 2:20pm
FREE Fun Runs
1/2 mile at 3pm
1 mile at 3:15pm
2 mile at 3:40pm
Hay Bale Treasure Hunt
4 PM Open to Toddlers up to 10 years old.
These events are FREE but donations to Vermont Adaptive are accepted.
Thanks to Riverview Farm in Plainfield, NH and Strafford Organic Creamery in Strafford VT for fueling our Kids races.
Spread the Word-VT50 NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
We need volunteers to make this race happen.
Volunteers get a SWEET T-shirt and Sunday BBQ on us as a small THANK YOU.
AND you’ll take away some fun memories and maybe make some new friends.
We need trail markers and aid station box packers before race weekend.
Base Camp Set up Thursday and Friday.
BIG Tent set up, Start/Finish Area set up.
Bib/Bike Plaque, Information table, Drop Bag Table and Car Tag Table Help on Saturday
Kids Races and Hale Bale Treasure Hunt Help on Saturday
Aid Station Volunteers on Sunday
Parking Attendants Saturday and Sunday
Finish Line Help on Sunday
CLEAN UP ON MONDAY!
Please sign up online to help us make this race happen. Net proceeds from our races benefit Vermont Adaptive.
Free VT50 Race Registration Ends May 1st
Vermont 50 Race Registration opens
Wednesday, May 25 at 7 PM ET
Fundraise for VT Adaptive and
Get a FREE entry to the 2022 race!
FREE Race registration-WHAT? YUP, you read that right.
We are running two options to fund-raise for Vermont Adaptive
One includes a free race registration for the 2022 race (avoid the stress and hassle of race registration evening in May!)
(Photo courtesy of Vermont Adaptive)
OPTION 1: We are asking people to RAISE (or DONATE) a minimum of $500 before May 1, 2022 using the link our race director will provide to you and you will receive:
● one free race entry for the 2022 race
● lunch for 4 at our post race BBQ
● one commemorative t-shirt-made specifically for our fundraisers
Remember this fundraising option will be closed on May 1, 2022.
Please contact the Race Director, Mike before May 1 at 11:59 p.m.
OPTION 2: commit to raise (or donate) a minimum $500 before September 7 at noon ET, you can avoid our race open registration rush on May 25th and will be entered into the race by the Race Director.
While this option DOES NOT include Free Registration, you will avoid the online stress when the race goes on sale May 25th.
Your $500 must be received by Sept. 7 or you will not be able to race with us on the last Sunday of September.
Please contact the Race Director, Mike before May 25 at 7 p.m. if you’d like to choose this option.
RunNation Film Festival
For our local runners-Lebanon Opera House Presents RunNation Film Festival Saturday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Program includes an introduction by Ben True, professional runner for ASICS, and Sarah Goff True, two-time Olympian and Ironman triathlete.
RunNation is the only festival dedicated to showcasing inspirational running films from around the world but it’s more than just tracks and trails, roads and ultras. These short films feature human-interest stories that will inspire runners and non-runners alike to lace up their sneakers and get moving!
This year’s edition features two hours of captivating, heart-pounding films shot on location in New York, New Zealand, and beyond. You won’t break a sweat, but you may wipe away a tear.
This general admission event is appropriate for all ages — everyone is welcome!
Co-sponsored by Finding Our Stride, Upper Valley Trails Alliance, and Upper Valley Running Club