Birdland 5K


Thank you to everyone who ran 2023's Birdland 5K! Check out race day photos on our Facebook page, and click here for the results! We hope to see you back on the course next year!  



Come, rain or shine, and enjoy the beauty of Montpelier's North Branch Park as you travel across rolling singletrack, lush forested hills, and babbling brooks. We'll even have Altra running shoe demos available before or after!

In the spirit of conservation, this race will be cupless. Feel free to bring your own or purchase a silicone, foldable race cup with your registration. If you prefer, you can run with your own bottle or hydration pack. Plastic free is the way to be!

This race will start at 9:30am in the Montpelier Pool Parking lot. You can preview the route on ridewithgps by clicking here.

Day of registration will be 8:00-9:00am. Pre-reg rate: $18; Day-of rate: $25. 

Top three finishers in each category will receive ORO gift cards and top three overall will receive a unique prize. 


Sign up today! 



*While the course will be marked and signed for runner safety, trails will still be open to bikes and pedestrians.  

This race is part of the Central Vermont Runners and Onion River Outdoors 2023 Race Series. 





Click here to get the results from 2022 - the first annual Birdland 5K - and be sure to check out photos on our Facebook page