CBHM Weekly Update May 6 #cbhm #cbhm2016 #VT #NH #LebRecreation #VermontTourism #halfmarathons #WoodstockVT

Four Weeks to Go!
See You June 5 at 8:15 a.m.

To Our CBHM 2016 Runners, Friends and Family:
I know we will be hitting you hard on our social media over the next few weeks, sorry in advance. With many questions being asked that are on the link of the CBHM site, I thought it best to copy and paste it in a single email. Still feel free to email me your concerns. Especially you first runners with us.

 Your Race Bib!
We are getting ready to print our race bibs-we need you to check your information-especially your emergency contact info!
Email Mike with any changes before May 11

CBHM Frequently Asked Questions 
Here are the highlights:

I am registered but now cannot run in the race. Can I:
a. Transfer my registration to another person?
b. Get a refund?
c. Defer my entry to the following year?
d. Let someone else run with my bib?
Sorry, the answer to all of these questions is “no.”

Where do I park?
There is absolutely NO PARKING at the Start area (drop-off's before 7:15 am are OK, follow signs to Suicide Six ski area from Woodstock)
Check out our MAPS page.

Join our Carpool Forum: Find A Ride, Share A Ride http://cbhm-carpooling.2347082.n4.nabble.com/

Can I run with a baby jogger? The rules prohibit baby joggers out of safety concerns among other issues. If you are out of babysitting options, we reluctantly permit them but they must start at the very back of the pack and not advance through the bulk of runners until the pack stretches out around mile 2.

Have More questions check our FAQs Page

From Our "Ask Jim" Page

One month to go! Are you getting excited? One month from race day (actually four weeks or this coming Sunday) is a good time to do your last long training run. The distance of this run will vary for different runners, but as you head into next week's training, it should be with the idea of starting to decrease your weekly mileage. If you ran 50 miles this week, for example, then run 40 miles next week (20% drop), 32 miles the next week, 25 miles the week after that, then finally a total of only 10-12 miles prior to race day the final week of training. (You can apply the general concept of dropping your mileage by about 20% per week over the last four weeks to your current weekly mileage.) Shorten the overall distance of your quality workouts (intervals, tempos, fartlek, hills) and the duration of their periods of intensity. But, don't stop doing your weekly quality workouts until race week. Even during race week you should mix in a few (3-5) short (50-100 meters) pickups or strides that increase your speed to race pace or a little bit faster. As you can gather, tapering is tricky. Your goal is to get to the starting line on race day with "fresh legs" and then "trust your training." Go get 'em!

Pasta, Pasta
Do you have your reservation yet for the Chamber Pre-Race Pasta Dinner?
You should get one soon!
The food, the friends, the music...don't miss this event!

We Need Massage Therapists!
Spread the word! 
We need massage therapists at the finish line!
There will be a lot of runners and we want to provide a soothing post race massage to each and every one of you...but we need masseuses!
Each year, Strong House Spa coordinates the Covered Bridges Half Marathon (CBHM) Finish Line Post Race Massage Tent.

This year is the 25th running of CBHM so we are expecting even more runners crossing the finish line.
We want to provide as many massage tables as possible.
Licensed massage therapist will be paid for working from 9 a.m. -12:30 p.m. on Sunday June 5 at Dewey Field (across the street from Strong House Spa, 694 Quechee Main St. Quechee, VT)
Please call 802.295.1718 or email info@stronghousespa.com for more information.

Cheer on Your Racer!

Place an ad in the June 3 issue of the Vermont Standard and get seen by 2300 runners, their families and friends. Ad deadline Thursday May 19. Call Jim Kelly 802.457.1313 or email: jkelly@thevermontstandard.com

-Have a friend or family member you want to encourage-Team Spirit Sponsor or Supporting Sponsor!

-Highlight your business or organization: Gold, Silver or Bronze Sponsors available but limited!
Join Us in Wishing Our Runners Good Luck!
Thanks everyone, enjoy your weekend!
Mike, Bill and the Race Committee