Kick off Montpelier’s Independence Day parade with Vermont’s fastest mile! This classic one-mile race runs through historic downtown Montpelier in front of thousands of spectators – then stick around after the race for the parade and fireworks! Total purse distributed among top 3 finishers in overall men’s and women’s fields, plus prizes for course record breakers and the Dash for Cash prize for the first man and first woman to the corner of Main St. (just past 1/4 mile). All ages welcome – kids encouraged to run! Proceeds from this race go to the many programs of the Montpelier Rotary Club, including their campaign to eradicate polio.
Race Start: 6:00pm (adults with strollers start 6:01pm)
Registration & Number Pick-Up
Pre-registration through July 1 at Runreg.com: $15 adult / $15 adult with stroller / $10 adult with kid / $5 kids under 12
Day-of registration from 3:45-5:30pm: $25 adult / $20 adult with stroller / $20 adult with kid / $5 kids under 12
Registration and number pickup at the Onion River Sports tent in front of People’s United Bank, 112 State St. in Montpelier.
Top Finishers Men/Women
Don’t forget the Dash for Cash! The first man and woman that make it to the corner of Main and State get $50!
Course Record Breaker Men/Women -$250
Course Records: Men – Nathan Brigham, 2007, 4:22 minutes. Women – Heidi Westerling, 2007, 5:00 minutes.
For additional information, questions about course, registration, etc. contact Tristan at Onion River Sports at 802-229-9409 or by emailing events (at) onionriver.com.