5K, 10K, Half & Full Marathons

  • 5k races
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Cupid 5K Shelburne, VT 12 February 2022 Cupid 5K
    Leprechaun Dash 5K/10K Shelburne, VT 13 February 2022 Leprechaun Dash 5K/10K
    Sugarhouse Snowshoe or Trail Run 5K/10K Shelburne, VT 26 February 2022 Sugarhouse Snowshoe or Trail Run 5K/10K
    Paul Mailman Montpelier 10 Miler & 5K Montpelier, VT 16 April 2022 Paul Mailman Montpelier 10 Miler & 5K
    Shelburne Half Marathon Shelburne, VT 7 May 2022 Shelburne Half Marathon
    Spring into Health 5K Townshend, VT 7 May 2022 Spring into Health 5K
    Vermont Sun Half Marathon Lake Dunmore, VT 15 May 2022 Vermont Sun Half Marathon
    Craft Brew Races - Stowe Stowe, VT 21 May 2022 Craft Brew Races - Stowe
    Basin Harbor 5K/10K Vergennes, VT 18 June 2022 Basin Harbor 5K/10K
    Freedom Run Newport, VT 4 July 2022 Freedom Run
    Goshen Gallop Goshen, VT 16 July 2022 Goshen Gallop
    Hurricane Hill 5K/10K Hartford, VT 23 July 2022 Hurricane Hill 5K/10K
    Barre Heritage Festival Trail 5K Barre, VT 30 July 2022 Barre Heritage Festival Trail 5K
    Point to Point Montpelier, VT 6 August 2022 Point to Point
    Sugarworks 5K/10K Trail Run Shelburne, VT 6 August 2022 Sugarworks 5K/10K Trail Run
    Jay Peak Trail Running Festival Jay, VT 3 September 2022 Jay Peak Trail Running Festival
    Northfield 5K Northfield, VT 3 September 2022 Northfield 5K
    Maple Leaf Half Marathon Manchester, VT 10 September 2022 Maple Leaf Half Marathon
    Spartan Race Vermont Killington, VT 11 September 2022 Spartan Race Vermont
    Trapp Cabin Trail Race Stowe, VT 18 September 2022 Trapp Cabin Trail Race
    Leaf Peepers Half Marathon Waterbury, VT 2 October 2022 Leaf Peepers Half Marathon
    Shelburne Farms 5K Shelburne, VT 2 October 2022 Shelburne Farms 5K
    Trails for Tails Rutland, VT 17 October 2022 Trails for Tails
    Fallen Leaves 5K Series Montpelier, VT 5 November 2022 Fallen Leaves 5K Series
    Fallen Leaves 5K Series Montpelier, VT 12 November 2022 Fallen Leaves 5K Series
    Fallen Leaves 5K Series Montpelier, VT 19 November 2022 Fallen Leaves 5K Series

    About 5k races

    A 5k is the shortest of the common running event distances, consisting of 3.1 miles (5 kilometers). These events can either be competitive or social, depending on the particular one you are looking into.

    They are the most popular of road running events because of their relatively short distance which allows not only the seasoned runners to run, but novice runners, joggers, and new-comers as well.

    How did we choose the best 5k events in Vermont? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors include how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best 5Ks in Vermont?

    There are many to choose from here as Vermont is host to many 5k races throughout its many communities. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs, and other racing events but it all comes down to the runners.

     

    Some of the notable 5k running marathons in Vermont include the West River Trail Run and the Firecracker 5k. These are just a few of the many 5K events in Vermont.

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  • 10k races
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Snow Devil Snowshoe Race / Winter Ultra Pittsfield, VT 5 February 2022 Snow Devil Snowshoe Race / Winter Ultra
    Leprechaun Dash 5K/10K Shelburne, VT 13 February 2022 Leprechaun Dash 5K/10K
    Sugarhouse Snowshoe or Trail Run 5K/10K Shelburne, VT 26 February 2022 Sugarhouse Snowshoe or Trail Run 5K/10K
    Shelburne Half Marathon Shelburne, VT 7 May 2022 Shelburne Half Marathon
    Vermont Sun Half Marathon Lake Dunmore, VT 15 May 2022 Vermont Sun Half Marathon
    Dandelion Run Derby, VT 21 May 2022 Dandelion Run
    Capital City Stampede 10K Montpelier, VT 11 June 2022 Capital City Stampede 10K
    Basin Harbor 5K/10K Vergennes, VT 18 June 2022 Basin Harbor 5K/10K
    Freedom Run Newport, VT 4 July 2022 Freedom Run
    Goshen Gallop Goshen, VT 16 July 2022 Goshen Gallop
    Hurricane Hill 5K/10K Hartford, VT 23 July 2022 Hurricane Hill 5K/10K
    Sugarworks 5K/10K Trail Run Shelburne, VT 6 August 2022 Sugarworks 5K/10K Trail Run
    Trapp Cabin Trail Race Stowe, VT 18 September 2022 Trapp Cabin Trail Race
    Kingdom Marathon Coventry, VT 1 October 2022 Kingdom Marathon

    About 10k races

    A 10k is one of the most common running event distances, consisting of 6.2 miles (10 kilometers). These events can either be competitive or more for fun, depending on the particular one you are looking into. They are twice the distance of the 5k and still  relatively short in distance. Less runners tend to participate then the 5k, but these events still get a lot of not only seasoned runners, but novice runners and joggers in attendance.

    How did we choose the best 10k events in Vermont? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best 10Ks in Vermont?

    There are many 10K  races to choose from in the Vermont as the many communities and neighborhoods of the city host race events. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 10k running events include the Sprouty, the Island Vines 10k, and the Sugarbush Mad Dash. These are just a couple of the many available events.

     

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  • Half marathons
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Snow Devil Snowshoe Race / Winter Ultra Pittsfield, VT 5 February 2022 Snow Devil Snowshoe Race / Winter Ultra
    Half Marathon Unplugged Burlington, VT 9 April 2022 Half Marathon Unplugged
    Shelburne Half Marathon Shelburne, VT 7 May 2022 Shelburne Half Marathon
    Adamant Half Marathon Adamant, VT 8 May 2022 Adamant Half Marathon
    Maple Leaf Marathon Fairlee, VT 15 May 2022 Maple Leaf Marathon
    Vermont Sun Half Marathon Lake Dunmore, VT 15 May 2022 Vermont Sun Half Marathon
    Dandelion Run Derby, VT 21 May 2022 Dandelion Run
    Covered Bridges Half Marathon Pomfret, VT 5 June 2022 Covered Bridges Half Marathon
    New England Series Springfield, VT 9 June 2022 New England Series
    Mad Marathon Waitsfield, VT 10 July 2022 Mad Marathon
    Point to Point Montpelier, VT 6 August 2022 Point to Point
    Maple Leaf Half Marathon Manchester, VT 10 September 2022 Maple Leaf Half Marathon
    Northeast Kingdom Marathon Island Pond, VT 17 September 2022 Northeast Kingdom Marathon
    Trapp Cabin Trail Race Stowe, VT 18 September 2022 Trapp Cabin Trail Race
    Leaf Peepers Half Marathon Waterbury, VT 2 October 2022 Leaf Peepers Half Marathon
    Trapp Lodge Mountain Marathon Stowe, VT 15 October 2022 Trapp Lodge Mountain Marathon

    About Half marathons

    A Half Marathon event consists of running 13 miles (21 kilometers) and as the label suggests, is half of a standard Marathon which is a total of 26 miles. The popularity, participants of the half marathon distance and its events have significantly grown since the early 2000's and they continue to do so, with massive events popping up all over the states. The growth rate of participants for the half distance is currently higher than that of the full.

    How did we choose the best Half Marathon events in Vermont? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best Half Marathons in Vermont?

    You are sure to pick a good Half marathon in Vermont! Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Half Marathon running events include the Maple Leaf Half Marathon, the Front Porches Half Marathon, and the Covered Bridges Half Marathon.  There are many other Halfs, so these are just a sampling of the races available.

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  • Marathons
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Snow Devil Snowshoe Race / Winter Ultra Pittsfield, VT 5 February 2022 Snow Devil Snowshoe Race / Winter Ultra
    Maple Leaf Marathon Fairlee, VT 15 May 2022 Maple Leaf Marathon
    Vermont City Marathon Burlington, VT 29 May 2022 Vermont City Marathon
    New England Series Springfield, VT 9 June 2022 New England Series
    Mad Marathon Waitsfield, VT 10 July 2022 Mad Marathon
    Northeast Kingdom Marathon Island Pond, VT 17 September 2022 Northeast Kingdom Marathon
    Kingdom Marathon Coventry, VT 1 October 2022 Kingdom Marathon
    Trapp Lodge Mountain Marathon Stowe, VT 15 October 2022 Trapp Lodge Mountain Marathon

    About Marathons

    Marathon events consist of 26 miles (42 kilometers) and the courses are typically laid out through roads. Starting in the Olympics in the early 1900's, marathons have quickly picked up in popularity and in 2107 there are currently more than 800 events being held, and that number is consistently growing.

    How did we choose the best Marathon events in Vermont? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best Marathons in Vermont?

    Whether for charity or fun, the best marathons in Vermont all come down to the runners.  Some of the notable Marathon running events include the Vermont City Marathon, the Mad Marathon, and the New England Running Series Marathon.

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