Shelburne Farms 5K
|Description of Event:||This is one of our most picturesque events. This 5K run begins and ends at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. You will marvel at the beauty of the Coach Barn and the surrounding pastures and woods. Run past Lake Champlain and the Inn at Shelburne Farms, former home of William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, on your way to the finish line. This race has filled WELL IN ADVANCEfor the past three years. Do not hesitate to register for this race if you’d like to run in this race. There will be no wait list for this race.|
|Date of Event:||Sunday, October 6, 2013; 8:30 am|
|Distance:||5K (3.1 miles)|
|Cost:||$25 if registered by October 2, 2013. Long-sleeved wicking shirts are available for $25 if pre-ordered by September 13 or whenever the race fills. Click here to see a larger image. Please keep in mind that these shirts will be long-sleeved, not short as pictured. Please note that registration fees are non-refundable and not transferable.|
|Packet Pick Up:||Please note that registration fees are non-refundable and not transferable. Packet pick-up will be open 7:30 – 8:15 am, October 6, 2013.|
|Registration Confirmation:||Click here for a list of registered racers as the race gets closer. Please note that bib numbers will change prior to race day.|
|Race Day Information:||Click here for important 2012 pre-race and race day information. Updated 2013 information will be posted as soon as it is available and will also be emailed to all registered racers. Please make sure that your email server does not block emails from racevermont.com.|
|Directions to Race:||From the north: Take Route 7 (Shelburne Road) south until you come to the intersection with Bay Road. Turn right onto Bay Road (if you pass Shelburne Health & Fitness on your right, you’ve gone too far to turn onto Bay Road, but you can keep going and follow the “From the south” directions without losing more time.) Follow Bay Road to the stop sign (being careful as you pass under the very narrow railroad bridge). Go straight into Shelburne Farms, stopping at the gatehouse to check in with the Shelburne Farms staff. They will direct you to the Coach Barn.From the south: Take Route 7 north to the center of Shelburne Village. Turn left (at the Mobil Station) onto Harbor Road. Follow Harbor Road to the stop sign. Turn left into Shelburne Farms stopping at the gatehouse to check in with the Shelburne Farms staff. They will direct you to the Coach Barn.|
|Where to Park:||Parking is available in the field at the Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms. Please do not park up near the building, on the roads, or at the far end of the parking lot (the end nearest the Inn).|
|Awards:||Men’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
Women’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
1st place in each age group (5-year groupings)
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, parking, road marshalls and water stations