November 5, 2023
The Vermont 10 Miler returns on Sunday, November 5th for its fifth running. This annual season-ending challenge is a 10 mile tour of Stowe, Vermont. The course features a difficult opening four miles up hill before a steady downhill, and finally a cruise along the river for the last two miles — all with beautiful views throughout.
A portion of each registration fee will be donated directly to the Stowe Land Trust, preserving Stowe’s most beautiful open spaces and promoting conservationism.
Important Race Information:
Bib + T-Shirt Pick-Up
Registered participants will receive a race bib and timing chip at registration which will be held Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday, November 4 – von Trapp Brewery & Bierhall: 12:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m
Race Day – Mayo Farm Fields (map): 7:00 a.m – 8:50 a.m
All participants must present a photo ID to pick-up their bib. Participants may pick-up for friends and family, but must provide a copy of the ID or a photo of the ID on their phone for verification – we will be diligently checking ID’s to ensure no runners bibs are handed out without their permission. It is recommended that all participants attend Saturday registration to alleviate race morning delays.
Shirts & Medals
All registered participants will receive a long sleeve t-shirt with Vermont 10 Miler artwork on the chest, sleeve and back. All finisher’s will receive the finisher’s medal pictured.
Please note that shirts are ordered weeks in advance of the event and that size quantities are based on what participants indicated when they registered. For this reason, we ask that you please pick-up the shirt size you registered for.
Race Day Schedule
7:00 AM: Parking and Bib Pick-Up open
9:00 AM: Race Start
Vermont 10 Miler parking is available at the Mayo Farm/Stowe Event Fields (map), and is a short walk to both the start and finish of the race. Parking is limited in that there is only one entrance, and one exit. While our parking staff will be on site to assist, delays can build up. Consider carpooling or, if you’re staying nearby, consider taking the gorgeous Stowe Recreation path to the start on foot or bike!
To ensure you have the most stress-free parking possible, please arrive early.
Travel – GoStowe Special Rates
The Vermont 10 Miler has partnered with GoStowe to offer exclusive lodging discounts. For more information, visit our Travel page.
A finisher’s medal will be given to all race participants.
Awards will be presented following the race to the:
- Top three overall male and female finishers
- Top finisher in each of the following age groups:
- Under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Strollers or Pets
We do not allow strollers or pets in the race. Sorry!
The Vermont 10 Miler course is in the heart of the Green Mountains. With a total elevation gain of 700 feet, runners and walkers should be prepared for some challenging hills on the first half of the course before a downhill and flat second half to the course.
There is no paid or unpaid gear storage at the start/finish. Parking is near the race start/finish — runners are encouraged to return their gear to their car.
Extreme Weather Policy
Our events are held rain or shine. However, there is always the potential for extreme or severe weather conditions. Race organizers will do as much as we can to ensure the experience is as safe as possible. In the event of severe weather, the race may be delayed as race officials consult public safety officers. If there is more than a short delay, if conditions persist, or the forecast calls for extreme weather, race officials reserve the right to alter or cancel the race. We do not schedule “rain dates”. Any decision to cancel an event is done as an absolute last resort and is made collectively with local risk management, police, fire & rescue, and medical personnel as appropriate. In such situations, there will be NO REFUNDS as registrants accept any such risk of their entry free when signing up.
Please check the website, our Facebook page, and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations.
10 Miler Series
Earn extra bling (and bragging rights) by joining us for the New England 10 Miler Series! Runners who complete all three races will receive an exclusive New England 10 Miler Series Medal and shirt, as well as recognition upon completion. The 2022 series consists of three events, starting in Portland, Maine on April 24th then Newport, Rhode Island on June 5th, , and finally Stowe, Vermont on November 6th.
This circular countryside course offers ten-miles of Vermont’s most beautiful roads and offers some great late Autumn vistas. The course starts and finishes at Mayo Farm, with the first seven miles on local roads before turning onto the Stowe Bike Path for the final 3 miles of pedestrian-only traffic, crossing the West Branch River and finally returning to Mayo Farm.
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