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Race Hydration Begins NOW!!


Staying hydrated is critical to your running performance and, more importantly, for preventing heat-related illnesses. Dehydration in athletes may lead to fatigue, headaches, decreased coordination, and muscle cramping. Other heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heatstroke, have even more serious consequences. Runners need to pay attention to what and how much they’re drinking before, during and after exercise.

Pre-Run Hydration If you're doing a long run or race (more than 8 to 10 miles), it's important to make sure you're well-hydrated during the few days leading up to your long run. You know you're well-hydrated if you void large volumes of pale urine at least six times a day. 
In the days leading up to your long run (or race), drink plenty of water and nonalcoholic fluids. Not only does alcohol dehydrate you, but it can also prevent you from getting a good night's sleep. It's not a good idea to run with a hangover because…

Thanks to Our Race Sponsors

Our 2013 Race Sponsors
We receive generous support from the following sponsors in both monetary and in-kind donations. When in Town for the Race, just visiting for the weekend, or out on a Stay-Cation please visit our Sponsors and Thank them for supporting the Covered Bridges Half Marathon!!


Foley Distributing, Rutland Vermont

Harpoon Brewery


Quechee Gorge Village

Listen to MAXX 93.9 online
Woodstock VT

Listen to WGXL online
Hanover NH

Listen to Pulse 94.3 online
White River Junction VT

Listen to KIXX 100.5 online
Lebanon NH

Shackleton Thomas
Top Acres Farm South WoodstockSugarbush Farm
Strong House Spa
Woodstock Farmers Market
Calkins Portable Toilets
Woodstock Recreation Department
Hartford Recreation Department
Hartland Recreation Department Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce
Woodstock Chamber of Commerce
Quechee Lakes Landowners Association
Towns of Hartford, Pomfret & Woodstock
Villages of Quechee and Woodstock