|COURSE:||The certified (VT15006JK and VT15005JK) marathon and half-marathon begin and end near
the house where Clarence H. Demar, 7 time Boston Marathon Winner, once
lived. It 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 half marathon course is an out and back that finishes at the Folsom School (same as the full marathon).
The time cut off for the marathon is six hours.
|RESTRICTIONS:||Runners must be age 16 or older.
|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). Water and electrolyte drink will be supplied at all aid stations. Additional assistance
will be available to runners in the form of sweep vehicles.
Pre-registration, fill out form located here or register online (online registration closes Oct 7).
Entry fee for marathon is $55 pre-registration; $65 race day(GMAA members subtract $10).
Entry fee for half marathon is $35 pre-registration; $45 race day (GMAA members subtract $5).
Race day registration is from 7am to 7:45am
Maximum total number of runners is 750.
There is no race refund if you cannot participate.
There are no deferrals.
There is no wait list.
There are no bib transfers.
Your Race Distance may be changed. There is a $10 charge for switching from the Full Marathon to The Half Marathon (no refund will be given for the difference in price). There is a $10 charge for changing from the Half Marathon to The Full Marathon plus the difference in price.
Click here to make changes.
Please confirm that you are registering for the correct event: Half Marathon or Full Marathon before your complete your transaction. Thank you.
All participants will receive a race shirt. Note - shirts are unisex sized.
Other runners may pick up a friend or family member's 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 7th-October 11th.
|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 will be sent to the web sites of the GMAA,
England Runner and Cool Running.
Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female finishers, the top masters, as well as the top male and female finisher in each age-group.
Medals to all marathon and half-marathon finishers.
The Folsom School's 7th and 8th graders welcome you to South Hero, Vermont! Pick-up your race packet and join us at our Infinite Pasta-bilities Dinner at Folsom School on Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Don't miss this opportunity to check out the running route and dine on pasta with local vegetables, marinara sauce, meatballs, and pesto as well as salad and other sides. The meal will be followed by a tasting from a selection of mouth watering local apple desserts.
The cost is $5 for children and $10 for adults. All proceeds will benefit the 7/8 team's spring trip. We hope you will come! Questions about the dinner: Please contact Julie at email@example.com
|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 and Half 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, Packet pick-up,
Finish Line, Traffic/Parking, and Runner Food Preparation.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
|PAST RACES:||Past results, age group records, and pictures located here|
|MORE INFORMATION:||Race Director Bob Monette email: email@example.com
|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 or dog. For safety reasons and as a courtesy to fellow runners, GMAA strongly discourages the use of headphones.