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 Starts at 5AM on Sunday #VT50 #mountainbikes #ultrarun #VT #NH #vtadaptive

A Little Over 12 Hours Until Race Start!

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!

Racer Check-in Opens at 5:00 am

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.

THERE WILL BE TRAFFIC, Please plan ahead and leave plenty of time.

Follow the signs to the designated parking area.
Please obey the Volunteer Parking Attendants.

50 Mile pre-race meeting is at 5:30 am SHARP. You must check in the morning of the race to participate.
50 Km pre-race meeting is at 7:30 am.

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: (12-34) & (65+) 
And Sport Clydesdale (Men & Women)     6:20 a.m.
All Novice, Tandem and 
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.
Be prepared for a chilly and foggy morning start!
There is a 12 hour limit for the race with 10 Aid Stations at ~ 5 mile intervals. If any competitor arrives at an Aid Station after the posted closing time of the station, they will be requested, urged strongly, and then TOLD to get in the van for free transportation back to the finish area at Ascutney Mountain Resort.

Handler Plaques: These plaques are needed to park at the designated Aid Stations.

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

Pacer Van:
Pacer Van runs from Cunningham's Parking lot (The Big Tent) to Aid Station #9 from: 9 am until 4:00 pm every 45 minutes. Pacer need to wear a BIB while on course.

Coventry Catering is served from approximately 11:30 AM - 6:45 PM (included in fee for racers).
More Info please see Race Weekend Food
Racers included in entrance fee
This is not an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Vendors are available for crews, families and friends.

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.

Awards and Prizes on Sunday afternoon:

MT Bikers approx. 1:00 PM
50 K Runners approx 2:00 PM
50 Mile Runners approx 3:00 PM

Prizes will be awarded to the Top Three in each category only.
50 Mile Run Relay Teams we will award First: Male team, Female team, Mixed gender team

Mountain Bikers-Top Three Males and Females in each category and class
Links to Look At and To Share:

Race Weekend Schedule: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bw5JkvuYPX0icU5XX181SXN1Qzg/edit?usp=sharing

Mtn Bike Guidelines
Runner Guidelines

Waiver Form

Aid Stations

Aid Station Food

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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