Race Description

Vermont 50 Mountain Bike or Ultra-Run *50 Mile Mtn Bike *50 Mile Run *50 K Run *Team Relay *Free Kids Fun Race!! Ascutney Mountain Resort, Brownsville VT. The race happens every year the last Sunday in September! Race proceeds benefit Vermont Adaptive.

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Saturday, September 26, 2015

VT50 Check-IN Opens Today at Noon #VT50 #mountainbikes #ultrarun #VT #NH #vtadaptive

Race Check-In Opens at NOON!

A reminder-this is rural Vermont, 
our email and internet is sketchy so please be patient with us 
if we don't respond to you right away!



Parking is at the Ascutney Mountain Base Lodge, one way in/one way out road. Please follow the signs to designated parking areas and please DO NOT park where it says DO NOT PARK.

If you see someone acting VERY HELPFUL in a Neon Orange T-shirt, they are one of our dedicated volunteers! Please, say HI, give them a hand shake, a hug and THANK THEM. I know they will really appreciate it.

Register: BIG TENT-Cunningham's Lot Noon-8 p.m.

Racers will pick up their registration packets and race t-shirts at the registration area. Please have your ID ready to collect your Bib #.

Drop bags: BIG TENT Information Table
Racers may drop off their drop bags at the Information Table. Drop bags will be handed to the volunteer "Baggage Handler". Bags must be no larger than 9”x 9” x 16” and weigh less than 10 lbs. Drop bags may be "dropped" off until 8 pm Saturday.

Handler/Crew/Spectator Plaques: BIG TENT Information Table
Racers will pick up their vehicle parking plaque at the Information Table. One Plaque per racer. The plaque will have the racer's Bib # and Vehicle Plate # on it. Once you pick up you rplaque, your name will be crossed off our master list*. These plaques are needed to park at the designated Aid Stations on Course. Relay Teams-ONE plaque per team.

Runner Handlers: #3 Skunk Hollow, #7 Greenall's and #10 Johnson's
Bike Handlers: #3 Skunk Hollow and #10 Johnson's ONLY

*If the racer's vehicle driver will not be around until Sunday morning-the driver may pick up the plaque in the Big Tent near the Pacer Van Shuttle area, still one plaque per racer-the master list will be checked!

Pacer Bibs and Waiver Forms
Register your Pacer at the Info table. They must wear a PACER bib while on course.They will be given a FREE Shuttle van ride on Sunday to Aid Station #9 Stone's to meet you.



Lots of Vendors to Check out at our Vendor Fair!

Kids Free Race
BIG TENT Kids Table next to Registration
Check-In: noon-3 pm
Kids Free Fun Race: 3:30 pm
Races-All Races Start at 3:30 pm
1/2 Mile - a single loop
1 Mile - two loops
3 Mile (For children who are able to run independently.)

Face Painting and A Clown with balloon creations! 1-4 p.m.

Kids Treasure Hunt: 4 pm
(Weather Permitting)
Hay Piles for each of these age groups:
0-3 years old
4-6 years old
7-10 years old


Saturday Pre-Race Pasta Dinner: 5-8:30 pm


Carb-Loading Pre-Race Buffett Dinner
Holiday Inn Harvest Dinning Room
5:00-8:30 PM
Buffet Dinner will include:
Caesar salad
Linguini with 4 sauce options:
Basil pesto
Meat
Alfredo
Marinara
Vegetable Lasagna
Manicotti
Artisan Bread
Dessert: Apple Crisp

$14.95 per adult
$8.95 per child
Purchase tickets in the Hotel Lobby! More Info: Race Weekend Food

See You in A Few Hours!
  • Register at the registration table (have your ID ready)
  • Pick up your Parking Permit (Information table)
  • Drop off your Drop Bags (Information Table)
  • Purchase your Pasta Dinner Tickets (Holiday Inn Hotel Lobby)
  • Shop at our Vendor Fair
  • Cheer on the Kids at the FREE Kids Races, Treasure Hunt
  • Enjoy a Yummy Pasta Dinner
  • GET SOME SLEEP!
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Race Bib Are Posted!

RACE START TIMES FOR SUNDAY Sept 28
Click on the Links Below

Wave Starts

Category,      Start Time

Expert Senior II (27-34) (Men& Women) & All Single Speed 6:00 a.m.

All other Experts: (12-26) &(35-65+) (Men & Women) 6:05 a.m.

Sport Veteran (35-44) (Men &Women) 6:10 a.m.

Sport Master I & II (45-64) (Men & Women) 6:15 a.m.

All other Sports, Sport Clydesdale: (12-34) &(65+) (Men & Women) 6:20 a.m.

All Novice & Tandem & Novice Clydesdale (Men & Women) 6:25 a.m.

All 50 Mile Runners 6:30 a.m.

All 50K Runners 8:00 a.m.

The race cut off time for everyone is 6:30 p.m.






The Vermont 50 Mountain Bike or Ultra Run was founded in 1993 by Laura Farrell. She is also the Founder of Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports and The Vermont 100 Endurance Run
Vermont 50 is a Proud Supporter of VMBA and STAB
This Race is USATF Sanctioned Event Sanction Number: 13-02-550

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