|RACE WEEK NOTES:||See news page for notes from the race director for this weekend's race.|
Please take time to review Race day instructions prior to race day.
Please take time to review Chip Instructions.
|COURSE:||The certified (VT09006RF and VT90002WN) marathon and half-marathon begin and end near
the house where Clarence H. Demar (7 time Boston Marathon Winner) once
lived, is out and back on the west shore of South Hero and Grand Isle;
a land of farms, apple orchards and summer cottages. The terrain
is flat to rolling and about half dirt road (hard packed and well maintained).
The time cut off for the marathon is six hours.
|AID STATIONS:||There will be an aid station approximately every 2 miles starting at mile 2 and stopping at mile 24 for a total of 12 aid stations (2-3 porta-potties on course). Hammer Energy drink will be supplied at all aid stations. Additional assistance
will be available to runners in the form of Rescue Squad and pick-up vehicles.
There is no race refund if you cannot participate.
The 2012 Green Mountain Marathon and Half Marathon are closed.
There is no wait list.
There are no bib transfers.
Please do not e-mail and request to be squeezed in as there is no room.
Thanks for understanding and we look forward to seeing you next year!
Your Race Distance may be changed up until October 5th at midnight. There is a $5 charge for switching from the Full Marathon to The Half Marathon(no refund will be given for the difference in price). There is a $5 charge for changing from the Half Marathon to The Full Marathon plus the difference in price.
Click here to make changes.
Other runners may pick up may pick-up a friend or family members race packet.
Friday 12-7pm at SkiRack
Saturday 10-2pm at SkiRack & 4-7pm at Folsom School
Sunday 7-8am at Folsom School
SKIRACK (located at 85 Main Street, in Burlington, VT) will be offering a 20% discount on all running gear to anyone who presents a GMM race Bib October 12th-October 15th.
|DIRECTIONS:||South Hero, Vermont is approximately 20 miles
from Burlington (nearest major airport). From Burlington, take I-89
north to the Milton/Lake Champlain Islands Exit 17 (Route 2); take Route
2 north and west to South Hero; South Street is a left turn in the center
of South Hero village at the 4 corners. Folsom School is 1 mile down
South Street on the left.
From New York, take exit 39 off Interstate 87 (Plattsburg) and take route 314 to the ferry across the lake; After the ferry turn right; at route 2 turn right and head towards South Hero Village.
Burlington, Vermont is located 100 miles from Montreal,
200 miles from Boston and 300 miles from New York City, and is easily accessible
via interstate highways and Burlington International Airport.
|RESULTS:||Awards presentation promptly at 1:00 p.m.
Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female finishers as well as the top male and female finisher in each age-group.
Medals to all marathon and half-marathon finishers.
The Folsom Schoolís 7th and 8th graders welcome you to South Hero, Vermont.
Come up a day early and join us at our Infinite Pastabilities Dinner on October
13 to help support our class trip to Boston. This event will run from 4:30 pm to
7 pm. Donít miss the opportunity to come and check out the running route and
dine on pasta with local vegetable, marinara sauce, meatballs, and local pesto
as toppings as well as salad and other sides. We also will before having a local
apple dessert competition, so donít miss the chance to be a judge and taste
the delicious apple delicacies that we will be serving to you.
The cost is $5 for children (ages 3-13), $10 for adults, and anyone under the age of 3 is free. All proceeds will benefit the 7/8 teamís spring trip to Boston. We hope you will come! Questions: Please contact Reina firstname.lastname@example.org.
|LODGING:||It is advised to make accommodations
in advance. Fall Foliage is winding down by race weekend but finding
accommodations can be difficult at this time of year due to College Home
Comings and other local events.
|ATTRACTIONS:||If you can picture the Lake Champlain Islands
in mid-October, then you have reason to join us. If you have never
seen Vermont or the 'Islands' in October, then you have even more reason
to join us with your entire family.
|PAST RUNNER TESTIMONIALS:||Marathon Guide.com provides runner feedback for various
races. Follow this
to hear what other runners have had to say about the Green Mountain Marathon.
|VOLUNTEERS:||As with any event, it takes volunteers to make things
happen. If you or anyone you know would like to volunteer at our
race, we would greatly appreciate it. We need volunteers in the following
areas: Water Stops/Aid Stations, Crossing Guards/Course Marshals, Registration,
Finish Line, Results, Traffic/Parking, Runner Food Preparation.
Please email email@example.com
|PAST RACES:||Past results, age group records, and pictures located here|
|MORE INFORMATION:||Race Director Jess Cover and June Golato email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|The Green Mountain Marathon is held for runners by runners.
Our goal is to offer you offer a quality marathon at an affordable price
in a relaxed setting.
Come join us!
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NOTE: GMAA/insurance rules prohibit running with a baby jogger, dog, or headphones during the race.