CBHM

Covered Bridges Half Marathon-A Community based road race. Runs the first Sunday in June. The Best 13.1 miles in New England. Experience some of Vermont's Covered Bridges and support local charities.

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Celebrating 25 Years Running In The Community!

Race Info

June 5, 2016 8:15 a.m. Pomfret,VT

Race Start- 8:15 a.m. Suicide Six Ski Area, Pomfret VT

Bib Pick Up Opens at Suicide Six Ski Area at 6 a.m.

Race Parking-Quechee Lot Opens 5:45 a.m.

Last Bus Leaves 7 a.m.-be to the lot by 6:30 a.m.

No Parking at the Race Start Area

Race Info Page

Race Finish-Dewey Field, Quechee VT

Maps

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Valley News Highlights CBHM 25 Years

http://www.vnews.com


By Jared Pendak
Valley News Staff Writer
Thursday, May 26, 2016

To maintain what organizers deem the Covered Bridges Half Marathon’s “small-town feel,” the race is capped modestly at 2,300 runners. Count four-time reigning race champion Rich Smith, of Enfield, among those who cherish its relative quaintness.

“It’s quite big for this area, but you still see a lot of people you know,” said Smith, who participates along with his wife, Alison Findon. “The after-party is great. You see a lot of local people and people you’ve come to know over the years. It never feels like it’s too big.”

That’s been a challenging goal over the years for an event celebrating its 25th running on June 5. Founded by former Woodstock resident David Chioffi in 1992, its popularity blossomed from 400 runners its first year to 1,200 in 1994 and more than 2,300 the following year. Demand has remained high, runner spots filling within minutes each year.

Read More: http://www.vnews.com/Covered-Bridges-Half-Marathon-25th-Anniversay-2293341

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http://www.morefoundationgroup.org/


We Want Your Old Sneakers!
Runners, please bring "gently used" running shoes to the race for recycling.

UVRC collects used running shoes to keep them out of landfills and sends them to the MORE Foundation Group who in turn sells the used shoes and sends the proceeds to villages in Africa to plant trees to offset carbon emissions into the atmosphere.

There will be a collection box in the parking lot next to the shuttle bus departure point and at the UVRC tent in the finish area.