Vermont 50 General Information
Welcome to our information page! The Vermont 50 is an annual event comprised of five distinct races held at Ascutney Mountain, Brownsville VT on the last Sunday in September! Select a race from the list below to learn more. Race proceeds benefit Vermont Adaptive.
Race Day-Last Sunday in September
Race Day Start-Sunday 6 a.m.
Race Location: Ascutney Mountain
Registration, Meals, Start and Finish at Mount Ascutney, Brownsville, VT
Race Registration Opens
May, 25 at 7 p.m. ET , last day to register is September 7 (the race usually sells out in minutes).
Entrants must pre-register online by September 7 at noon ET, or until the race sells out, whichever comes first.
Just pick up racer packets on Saturday of race weekend.
We do not use a waiting list
There is NO Walk Up Registration
NO Registration on Race Day
NO Transferring or Deferring of Race Registrations.
All Race Registrations close on September 7 at 12 noon ET OR when all races have SOLD OUT.
Refund Policy: Refunds will be permitted until August 31 at midnight ET. We offer a partial refund of $50.
If you didn’t get into our race, or cannot race with us and would still like to be involved-Please Volunteer with us!
NOTE: This race DOES NOT allow E-Bikes.
NO Pre-Race Course Running Use this course only for this race. The property owners do not want it used at other times. If you get lost (but you won’t) you must go back on your own to the spot you went off course without assistance (e.g. car rides, etc) and then continue.
Leave No Trace We have been in danger of losing this race because of complaints by property owners about the amount of trash left on some trails. Please carry your trash to the next aid station, or drop it just after a station. Please be very considerate of the landowner’s property. Please do not litter!!
There are leash laws in the towns you will be going through. All dogs should be restrained.
Directions to Mount Ascutney
Car Permits for Aid Station Parking-Crew Vehicles On Course Must Display a Parking Permit
Participants may register ONE vehicle at the Information Table to “crew” them on course. This vehicle MUST display the “Permit” to allow them to park at the designated aid stations.
Relay Teams-one vehicle per team.
Please stay off the actual race course as much as possible.
You will be given Crew directions to designated Aid Stations at the Information Table.
Please Hose OFF Your Bikes and Your Bodies!
If we have MUDDY Conditions on RACE DAY as a courtesy to Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort please HOSE OFF yourself and your bikes before going inside the Condos and Hotel common areas and rooms.
Each Building has an outdoor hose available for your use. Please USE THEM!!
Please No Bikes inside the Hotel or Condos.
A bike wash station maybe available at Ascutney Outdoors Center.
SHOWERS offered by the CLIMB Fitness Center at Ascutney for a fee of $2 (hot showers are not guaranteed.)
Your bib or wristband will get you in.
If you have any questions Mike Silverman is our Race Director and he can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org