Cider House Run/Walk


Description of Event: What better way to enjoy autumn in Vermont than a run or walk through the fields of Shelburne Orchards?  This is a wonderful family event as you either walk or run through the orchard, enjoying gorgeous views along the way.  Pick your own apples after the race and take a bit of Vermont home with you.  Long-sleeved cotton t-shirts will be available for this race for $20/adult and $15/child if pre-ordered by September 6, 2013.
Date/Time: Sunday, September 29, 2013; 11 am
Distance: 2 walk/run or 4 mile run
Cost: $25/individual, $8 for kids 12 and under (children in backpacks and strollers free) if registered by September 25, 2013. Pre-registration closes September 25, 2013.  Race Day registrations will be $35/individual and $18/child 12 and under.  All PAID registrants receive a bag to pick your own apples following the race.  Please note that registration fees are non-refundable and not transferable.Cotton, long-sleeved t-shirts are available for $20/adult and $15/youth. Shirts must be pre-ordered by September 6.Cider House Graphic
Registration Information: Save $10 by registering by September 25, 2013.  Pre-registration ends on September 25, 2013.  Race Day Registration will be open.
Race Day Registration and Check-in: 9:45 – 10:30 am.  Please come early.  For some reason, race day registration for this event tends to be very high.  Do not wait until just before race start to arrive, otherwise you may not be able to start with the rest of the racers.
Registration Confirmation: Click here for a list of registered racers as of September 24, 2013. Please note that bib numbers will change prior to race day. If you notice anything wrong with your listing, please email
Race Day Information: Click here for important check-in and race day information.   All registrants are responsible for knowing the information contained in this letter.  A copy will be emailed to all registrants prior to the race.
Directions to Race: Take Route 7 north or south until you are in the village of Shelburne, Vermont.  There will be a light at the top of the hill either just after passing the Shelburne museum (if traveling south) or shortly after passing Vermont Teddy Bear (if traveling north).  Turn west at this light onto Bostwick Road.  Follow Bostwick Road approximately 2 miles.  After the road turns sharply to the left, you’ll see Shelburne Orchards on your right.  Turn right just past the orchard. Turn right into the orchard.
Where to Park: Parking is available at Shelburne Orchards.
Refreshments: TBD.  A small pick-your-own bag for apples will be supplied to all paid registered racers courtesy of
Awards: Men’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place (2 mile run/walk & 4 mile run)
Women’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place(2 mile run/walk & 4 mile run)
Raffle prizes are awarded post-race to participants whose names are drawn randomly (must be present to win).
Volunteers: Volunteers are needed for this race.
Volunteer Duties: Registration, timing, parking, trail
marshals and water stations
General questions: Call Rayne Herzog:  (w) 802-985-4410, (c) 802-316-7142