Tickets for the Pre-race Pasta Available Saturday in the Hotel Lobby.
Pre-Race Pasta Dinner (not included in your registration fee)
Where: Mountain View Ballroom, Windham Building, Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort Date: September 23, 2017 Time: 5-8:30 pm Prices $14.95 adults, children under 12- $8.95
Meal tickets available for purchase at the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Hotel Front Desk in the Windham Building.
Menu will include:
House Caesar salad
Penne pasta with meat sauce,
Sundried pesto pasta, Alfredo pasta with broccoli
Grilled chicken breast
Assorted can soda, Water
Buffet style starting at 5 p.m. and will remain open till 8:30 p.m. Gluten Free Options will be available.
We really need help at Coon Club Aid Station #1 Aid Station
The race is approaching and VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED at few aid stations, at the kids race and the finish line. If you have some time Friday, Sept. 22, Saturday Sept. 23, Sunday Sept. 24 or Monday Sept. 25-we’ll put you to work!
Lots of jobs to do, many skills needed, we’ll find you something.
Mandatory50 Mile Racer Check-in Opens.
Parking is at the Ascutney Mountain Base Lodge, one way in/one way out road. THERE WILL BE TRAFFIC, Please plan ahead and leave plenty of time. Follow the signs to the designated parking area. Please DO NOT park where it is signed DO NOT PARK and please obey the Volunteer Parking Attendants.
If you start in a wave ahead of your designated wave/category/age group, your start time will be moved back to the wave time you were classified in and an additional 20 minutes will be added to your finishing time. Your time starts when the chip in your Bib/Plaque crosses the timing mat.
The race cut off time for everyone is 6:30 p.m.
Mandatory 50 Km Race check-in and Pre-Race Meeting at 7:30 a.m.
Pacer Van runs from Cunningham’s Parking lot (The Big Tent) to Aid Station #9 Stone’s from: 9 am until about 4 pm every 45 minutes. If a Pacer was not registered on Saturday, they can pick up their Pacer Bib in the Van before being transported to Aid Station #9 Stone’s to meet their runner.
Official Race Merchandise Table Open. For online pick up and race weekend retail sales. We accept cash, checks and most major credit cards.
YOGA Stretch and Recover Yoga at the finish line – Flyway Yoga will be on-site to help racers stretch out and answer questions about how to stay limber after the race. Open to racers, families, crew, and Ascutney community. Read more and sign up with Flyway Yoga.
Pulled Pork Sandwiches Buns on Side, Mahogany Chicken – Baked Thighs, World’s Best Macaroni and Cheese, Spaghetti, Sauce and Meatballs on side, Vegetarian Lasagna, Taboule, Black Bean Salad with Quinoa, Tossed Green Salad, Variety Rolls, Assorted Homemade Cookies, Drinks: Iced tea and Lemonade, Sodas, Water
This meal is NOT self served and is NOT all-you-can-eat. This food is provided to feed our race participants, volunteers and landowners. Thank you for your cooperation.
Mtn Bikers your wristband or Runners Race Bib pull tab will be your meal ticket.
Finish Line Massage
Sports therapy massage provided by Denise Gebroe and volunteers from the Vermont Chapter of AMTA. 7-10 tables will be available for 10-15 minutes of sports massage. This service is free but donations are greatly appreciated.
TOAST, the band to perform at the Finish Line
Awards and Prizes on Sunday afternoon:
Mtn Bikers at approx.1:00 PM
Runners at approx. 2:30 PM
Plaques and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each category.
Days Before the Race
Packing food boxes days before the race
Race Packet Stuffing
Setting up the start/finish (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Setting up aid stations (Saturday night)
Saturday of Race Weekend
Parking and Traffic Control
Racer Packet Pick Up
Kids Fun Race Check-in, Trails Guides, Finish Line
Hay Bale Treasure Hunt set up
Restock Trucks drivers and helpers
Sunday Race Day
Parking and Traffic Control
Restock Truck drivers and helpers
Racer Check-in Table
Aid Stations on course and at the finish line
Finish Line Volunteers-water, food restock, trash, awards ceremony
Amateur radio operators
Cleaning up after the awards ceremony
Monday Morning Clean-up
Clean Up Monday at finish line
At Restock Barn
So many things to choose from…
Volunteer for theVT50 2017 Sign Up in the BIG TENT Sept 23 Noon-6 pm.