Race Weekend Schedule

Saturday Bib Pick Up and Kids Day noon-8 PM

Noon-8:00 p.m.
Bib and Bike Plaque Pick Up
The Big White Tent, Ski Tow Road, Brownsville VT

Racers will pick up their bibs or bike plaques and commemorative race t-shirts at the registration area (BIG TENT.) Please have your ID ready.
Mountain Bikers – a wristband will be placed on your wrist -this is our meal ticket for Sunday’s post Race Dinner.
Runners – your BIB will have a pull tab for you meal ticket on Sunday. Race Bibs are chipped and will be electronically recorded at each aid station.

Relay Teams -The Team Captain will pick up the Team Packet. ONLY ONE BIB will be in the packet and will be passed among the team members. ONLY one team member on course at any given time and ONLY one vehicle can be registered per team. Please look over our Relay Team Info Page before the race. The other two team members may pick up their Bibs for their meal ticket at the BIG TENT on Sunday.

Runners with Pacers – Register your pacer and pick up their Pacer Bib at the Information table in the BIG TENT. All pacers must wear a bib while on course. Please look over our Pacer Info Page before the race.

Drop bags
Racers may drop off their drop bags at the Information Table. Drop bags will be handed to the “Baggage Handlers”. Bags must be no larger than  9”x  9” x 16” and weigh less than 10 lbs.
Mark them so you can identify them at the Aid Stations with the name of the aid station , your name and, most importantly, your Bib Number, because that’s how they will be arranged.

Runner /Bike Crew Parking Permits
Racers will pick up their vehicle parking permit at the Information Table.
One permit per racer (this includes the Relay Teams-One vehicle per team).
The permit will have the racer’s Bib # and Vehicle Plate # on it.
These permits are needed to park at the designated Aid Stations on Course: Skunk Hollow, Greenall’s and Johnson’s

Kids FREE Fun Day

Noon-1:00 p.m. Kids Race Bib Pick Up And Check-In

Noon-3 p.m. Face Painting by Nancy M.

 12:30 p.m. Off-Road Adaptive Bike Ride 
An adaptive bike ride on the hill. Come check out these athletes. Ride at your own pace.

2:00 p.m. Kids Free Bike Ride

3:30 p.m. Kids Free Fun Runs Start

4:00 p.m. Kids Treasure Hunt (Weather Permitting) For Toddlers- Age 10. Bring Bags or Small Buckets.

Noon-5 P.M 

Vendor Fair! Lots Of Amazing Vendors To Check Out, Preview A List:  Vendors

Official Race Merchandise Table Open.
For Online Pick Up And Race Weekend Retail Sales. We Accept Cash, Checks And Most Major Credit Cards.

5:00-8:00 p.m.Saturday Pre-Race Dinner (not included in racer registration)

Prepared and hosted by Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort.

Where: Mountain View Ballroom, Windham Building, Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort
Date: September 28, 2019
Time: 5-8:00 pm
Prices $16.95 adults, children under 12- $10.95
Meal tickets available for purchase at the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Hotel Front Desk in the Windham Building.

Menu may include:
Assorted Bread and Butter
House Salad – Dairy/Gluten free
Baked Ziti with Bolognese Sauce
Chicken & Rice Pilaf – Dairy/Gluten free
Baked Beans – Dairy/Gluten free
Roasted Root Vegetables – Dairy/Gluten free
Assorted Desserts
Cash Bar

Sunday-Race Day Early Morning 5-8 AM

50 Mile 5:00 a.m.

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

5:30 a.m. 

50 Mile pre-race meeting is at 5:30 am SHARP.
You must check in the morning of the race to participate.

50 KM 7:00 a.m.

Mandatory 50 Km Race Check-In

7:30 a.m.

50 KM Pre-Race Meeting At 7:30 A.M..

8:00 a.m.

50 KM Race Starts At 8 A.M..

Race Waves Start
6:10-8:00 a.m. 

Start Time
Your time starts when the chip in your Bib/Plaque crosses the timing mat.
Race Finish Time
All races are closed at 6:30 p.m.
Start Penalties
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. 

Wave 1  6:10  
(with signs for Sub 5, Sub 6, Sub 7, Over 7)

Wave 2  6:15
(SPORT 18-26) Senior I
(SPORT 27-44) Senior II and Veteran 

Wave 3 6:20     
(SPORT 45-65 and Up) (12-17 Junior)
(Master I, Master II, Master III)

Wave 4 6:25    

Wave 5 6:30     
(50M Runners) (50M Relay)

Wave 6 8:00     

Sunday Race Day 9 AM-6:30 PM

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Pacer Van
Runs from the 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.  Pacer Wavier Form

10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Official Race Merchandise Table Open.

For online pick up and race weekend retail sales. We accept cash, checks and most major credit cards.

11:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m.

Sunday Post Race Meal prepared by Brownsville Butcher and Pantry Racers- included in your registration fee
Menu may include:

  • BBQ Chicken with the following sauce options: Tangy Mustard, Alabama White, Memphis Sweet
  • Broccoli Cheddar Salad
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Baked Beans
  • Collard Greens
  • Cookies & Brownies (with gluten free options)

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.

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Awards and Prizes on Sunday afternoon

Mountain Bikes about 1:00 PM
Runners about 2:30 PM
Plaques and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each category.

Noon-5:00 p.m.

Moxley Union, will perform at the Finish Line 

Noon-6:00 p.m.

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. 

6:30 p.m.

Course closes at 6:30 PM for everyone.