In one week we’ll be hosting our 25th Annual Vermont 50 Mountain Bike or Ultra-run. “It’s all happening.”
Have you checked out Sunday’s schedule and shared with your family and crews?
Mandatory 50 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.
Google Map to race weekend area
50 Mile pre-race meeting is at 5:30 am SHARP. You must check in the morning of the race to participate.
Race Wave Starts
Wave 1 6:00 (EXPERT 27-34)
Wave 1B 6:00 (ALL SINGLESPEED)
Wave 2 6:05 (EXPERT 26 & UNDER)
Wave 2B 6:05 (EXPERT 35 & OVER)
Wave 3 6:10 (SPORT 35-44)
Wave 4 6:15 (SPORT 45-64)
Wave 5 6:20 (SPORT 34 & UNDER)
Wave 5B 6:20 (SPORT 65 & OVER)
Wave 5C 6:20 (SPORT CLYDES)
Wave 6 6:25 (NOVICE & TANDEM)
Wave 6B 6:25 (NOVICE CLYDES)
Wave 7 6:30 (50M RUNNERS)
Wave 8 8:00 (50K RUNNERS)
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.
Sunday Post Race Meal prepared by Coventry Catering
Racers- included in your registration fee
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.
Be sure to visit our home page, sign up to volunteer , sign up the kids for the Kids FREE Fun races, sign up for YOGA, shop a little, find a carpool, donate to Vermont Adaptive.
And download and share our race handbooks with your family and crews!