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.

Contact Us


mike.j.silverman@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/CoveredBridgesHalfMarathon/https://twitter.com/CBHalfMarathonhttps://www.youtube.com/user/CBHMWoodstockhttps://www.instagram.com/coveredbridgeshalfmarathon/

CBHM Sox Ticket Prize UPDATE-You Don't Have to Be Present to Win!! #cbhm #cbhm2016 #cbhmXXV #VT #NH #LebRecreation #VermontTourism #halfmarathons #WoodstockVT

Big Papi says buy a Raflle Ticket!



This just in folks...YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN!!!

Thanks to Tim Zue and the Boston Red Sox 
CBHM is Raffling off a Very Special Red Sox Ticket Package!
  • Four (4) Infield Grandstand Seats to a game of the winners choice-subject to availability
  • VIP Park Tour Pre-Game
  • Watch batting practice from the warning track (weather permitting)

A raffle ticket will be given to each paid Chamber of Commerce Pre-Race Pasta Dinner reservation.

Additional raffle tickets may be purchased at the dinner for $20 each and at the Information Booth (on the Norman Williams Public Library lawn ) on Saturday, June 4 from 1-5 p.m.

Not attending the dinner, come out and listen to the music performed by The Occasional Jug Band and buy your raffle ticket-$20 each at the Suicide Six Ski Area Base Lodge Deck, raffle tickets on sale from 5 -7:15 p.m. June 4.
Directions: See our MAP PAGE


Grand Prize Winner will be announced at 7:15 p.m. on June 4, 2016 at the Base Lodge at Suicide Six Ski Area.
You DON'T Have to be Present to Win
We Will Contact You!

 PRIZES
Third Place-The Triple
 Two Pairs of Sox Socks and a Sox Beach Ball

Second Place-The Home Run
Two Sox Beach Balls and a Beach Towel

Grand Prize 4 Ticket Package-The Grand Slam
Four Sox Jerseys and Your Ticket Package Voucher

Voucher Grants the Bearer:
  • Four (4) Infield Grandstand Seats to a game of the winners choice-subject to availability
  • VIP Park Tour Pre-Game
  • Watch batting practice from the warning track (weather permitting)


 
Could this be the season for the 4th trophy?


Don't miss Big Papi's Last Season with the Red Sox

Be a part of the magic that is Fenway Park


Good Luck Everyone!

Dinner reservation spots are filling up fast and you don't want to miss out on this very cool pre-race event. Get a great meal and a FREE Raffle Ticket!
https://www.woodstockvt.com/covered-bridges-half-marathon-pasta-supper
https://www.woodstockvt.com/covered-bridges-half-marathon-pasta-supper

Have you made your reservation yet? 
Click on the Poster or Menu to Make Your Reservation TODAY!


Good food, good music, good friends!
Hope to see you all there! 


Good Luck to all Vermont City Marathoners! #RunVermont #Run802

http://www.vermontcitymarathon.org/
Good Luck
Good Race
From Everyone 
At the Covered Bridges Half Marathon

Mike, Bill and the Race Committee
http://cbhalfmarathon.blogspot.com/

CBHM Weekly Update May 27 #cbhm #cbhm2016 #VT #NH #LebRecreation #VermontTourism #halfmarathons #WoodstockVT

One Week Until Race Weekend!

Good Luck to All the Burlington City Marathoners!

Have you planned for Race Day Parking? 
CARPOOL, CARPOOL,CARPOOL
We can't stress this enough.
To minimize traffic, parking issues and your stress levels-please consider sharing rides!
We have a ride share board set up to find riders and to share your car.

We've got a few folks using it so far from Boston MA and Concord NH. Think about it, share race tips and a ride to the parking lot. Save on gas and create a new friendship.

CARPOOL, CARPOOL,CARPOOL= WIN, WIN, WIN

Plan your travel and parking route...Check Out our MAPS Page
CARPOOL! 


The Chamber's Annual Pasta Supper
Saturday June 4 at 5, 6, or 7 p.m.
Only a Few Spots Remain!!


And don't forget to buy a Red Sox Package Raffle Ticket!
Big Papi says buy a Raflle Ticket!

Thanks to Tim Zue and the Boston Red Sox 
CBHM is Raffling off a Very Special Red Sox Ticket Package!

A raffle ticket will be given to each paid Chamber of Commerce Pre-Race Pasta Dinner reservation (children too!)

Additional raffle tickets may be purchased at the dinner for $20 each and at the Information Booth (on the Norman Williams Public Library lawn ) on Saturday, June 4 from 1-5 p.m.

Not attending the dinner Saturday night June 4, come out and listen to the music performed by The Occasional Jug Band and buy your raffle ticket-$20 each at the Suicide Six Ski Area Base Lodge Deck, raffle tickets on sale from 5 -7:15 p.m. June 4.

Directions: See our MAP PAGE

Grand Prize Winner will be announced at 7:15 p.m. on June 4, 2016 at the Base Lodge at Suicide Six Ski Area.
You must be present to win.

     PRIZES
    Third Place-The Triple
     Two Pairs of Sox Socks and a Sox Beach Ball

    Second Place-The Home Run
    Two Sox Beach Balls and a Beach Towel

    Grand Prize 4 Ticket Package-The Grand Slam
    Four Sox Jerseys and Your Ticket Package Voucher

    Voucher Grants the Bearer:
    • Four (4) Infield Grandstand Seats to a game of the winners choice-subject to availability
    • VIP Park Tour Pre-Game
    • Watch batting practice from the warning track (weather permitting)


     
    Could this be the season for the 4th trophy?


    Don't miss Big Papi's Last Season with the Red Sox

    Be a part of the magic that is Fenway Park

    Dinner reservation spots are filling up fast and you don't want to miss out on this very cool pre-race event. Get a great meal and a FREE Raffle Ticket!
    https://www.woodstockvt.com/covered-bridges-half-marathon-pasta-supper

    Have you made your reservation yet? 
    Click on the Poster or Menu to Make Your Reservation TODAY!


    Good food, good music, good friends!
    Hope to see you all there! 

     Spots are filling up fast and you don't want to miss out on this very cool pre-race event.



    Things to Do Race Weekend...
    Thursday June 2, 5-8pm
    Friday June 3, 10am – 6pm
    Saturday June 4, 10am-6pm.

    http://shop.ibex.com/
    Ibex Tent Sale
    Quechee Gorge
    Ibex, the Vermont company known for its quality, merino wool products for active individuals (like runners), is having a huge tent sale by the Gorge in Quechee on Thursday, Friday and Saturday prior to the race.

    (The sale will be near where we will be PARKING on RACE MORNING  to pick up the FREE Shuttle Buses to the Race Start Line!)

    Check out our MAPS Page for Directions!

    The prices can be at or below wholesale.
    The inventory includes entire size runs of quality goods.

    Check out the sale by the Quechee Gorge, Thursday 6/2, 5-8pm, Friday 6/3, 10am – 6pm and Saturday 6/4, 10am-6pm.

    http://shop.ibex.com/



    Annual Trek to Taste
    Saturday June 4, 10am-3pm.



    http://www.trektotaste.info/
    We're looking forward to seeing all of you at Trek to Taste again this year on National Trails Day, Saturday June 4th from 10:00 to 3:00.


    Have questions?
    Please read our FAQs page or Race Info Page 
     or
    Question about Training: ASK JIM!
    Question about Our Race: ASK MIKE!

    Remember NO Transferring of Race Bibs!


    http://cbhalfmarathon.blogspot.com/p/donate-to-our-charities.html
    To help us Celebrate 25 Years of Giving Back to the Community, please consider a donation to our Charities.
    https://54107.thankyou4caring.org/pages/cbhm-charities
     Check out our Race Charity Page and see and hear how your donation helps our community!

    See you all in a ONE week!
    Mike, Bill and the Race Committee

    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

    Note: The quote about donations is incorrect: "Today, nearly 40 such groups pledge to volunteer during the event in exchange for donations that total between $6,500-$7,500 annually, according to Silverman."  It should have read $65,000-$75,000.

    CBHM Wants Your Old Running Shoes! #cbhm #cbhm2016 #cbhmXXV #uvrc2011 #LebRecreation #VermontTourism #halfmarathons #WoodstockVT #VT #NH


    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.

    We're Having A Party and You are Invited! #cbhm #cbhm2016 #VT #NH #LebRecreation #VermontTourism #halfmarathons #WoodstockVT

    Happy 25 Years to US!
    We're Having A Party!
    Please Join  Us in Celebrating 25 Years of Running
    And Giving Back to the Community


    Ice Cream From Lazy Cow at the Finish Line
    (for all our Runners!)
     

    10 Lucky Winners Will Take 
    Home a Farmhouse Pottery Pitcher

     Race Medals, Commemorative T-shirts
    A Clown 
    Making Balloon Shapes for the kids 
    (and kids at heart!)


    In lieu of presents please donate to our Charities!
    https://54107.thankyou4caring.org/pages/cbhm-charities

    https://54107.thankyou4caring.org/pages/cbhm-charities


    Hope you all can attend!
    Mike, Bill and the Race Committee

    Win a Red Sox Ticket Package! #cbhm #cbhm2016 #cbhmXXV #VT #NH #LebRecreation #VermontTourism #halfmarathons #WoodstockVT

    Big Papi says buy a Raflle Ticket!



    This just in folks...
    Thanks to Tim Zue and the Boston Red Sox 
    CBHM is Raffling off a Very Special Red Sox Ticket Package!
    • Four (4) Infield Grandstand Seats to a game of the winners choice-subject to availability
    • VIP Park Tour Pre-Game
    • Watch batting practice from the warning track (weather permitting)

    A raffle ticket will be given to each paid Chamber of Commerce Pre-Race Pasta Dinner reservation.

    Additional raffle tickets may be purchased at the dinner for $20 each and at the Information Booth (on the Norman Williams Public Library lawn ) on Saturday, June 4 from 1-5 p.m.

    Not attending the dinner, come out and listen to the music performed by The Occasional Jug Band and buy your raffle ticket-$20 each at the Suicide Six Ski Area Base Lodge Deck, raffle tickets on sale from 5 -7:15 p.m. June 4.
    Directions: See our MAP PAGE

    Winner will be announced at 7:15 p.m. on June 4, 2016 at the Base Lodge at Suicide Six Ski Area. 

    UPDATE- You Don't Have to be Present to Win!!

    Don't miss Big Papi's Last Season with the Red Sox. 
    Be a part of the magic that is Fenway Park.
     

    Could this be the season for the 4th trophy?




    Dinner reservation spots are filling up fast and you don't want to miss out on this very cool pre-race event. Get a great meal and a FREE Raffle Ticket!
    https://www.woodstockvt.com/covered-bridges-half-marathon-pasta-supper
    https://www.woodstockvt.com/covered-bridges-half-marathon-pasta-supper

    Have you made your reservation yet? 
    Click on the Poster or Menu to Make Your Reservation TODAY!


    Good food, good music, good friends!
    Hope to see you all there! 


    CBHM Weekly Update May 20 #cbhm #cbhm2016 #VT #NH #LebRecreation #VermontTourism #halfmarathons #WoodstockVT

    We hope you all got your ads into the Vermont Standard Commemorative Issue coming out June 2 (the deadline was Thursday May 19!)

    Web Alert
    Be sure to watch this website and our Facebook and Twitter feed for a very special announcement about the Pre-Race Pasta Dinner... we'll give you a hint...

    And speaking of Pasta Dinner...
    Have you made your reservation yet? 
    Click on the Poster or Menu to Make Your Reservation TODAY!

    https://www.woodstockvt.com/covered-bridges-half-marathon-pasta-supper
    https://www.woodstockvt.com/covered-bridges-half-marathon-pasta-supper
     Spots are filling up fast and you don't want to miss out on this very cool pre-race event.
    Good food, good music, good friends!
    Hope to see you all there! 


    Recap...
    CARPOOL, CARPOOL,CARPOOL
    We can't stress this enough.
    To minimize traffic, parking issues and your stress levels-please consider sharing rides!
    We have a ride share board set up to find riders and to share your car.

    We've got a few folks using it so far from Boston MA and Concord NH. Think about it, share race tips and a ride to the parking lot. Save on gas and create a new friendship.

    CARPOOL, CARPOOL,CARPOOL= WIN, WIN, WIN


    You will be picking up your race bibs on Sunday at the Registration Tent beginning at 6 a.m. (NOT at the info Booth on Saturday or at the Pasta Dinner Saturday night)

    Have questions?
    Please read our FAQs page or Race Info Page 
     or
    Question about Training: ASK JIM!
    Question about Our Race: ASK MIKE!

    Remember NO Transferring of Race Bibs!


    http://cbhalfmarathon.blogspot.com/p/donate-to-our-charities.html
    To help us Celebrate 25 Years of Giving Back to the Community, please consider a donation to our Charities.
    https://54107.thankyou4caring.org/pages/cbhm-charities
     Check out our Race Charity Page and see and hear how your donation helps our community!


    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 ($125) 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 or email info@stronghousespa.com for more information.


    See you all in a couple of weeks!
    Mike, Bill and the Race Committee