Shelburne Farms 5K
|Description of Event:||This is one of our most picturesque events, so it is not surprising that is has sold out well in advance for the last 4 years.. 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 is limited to 150, and has filled WELL IN ADVANCE for the past four years. Do not hesitate to register for this race if you’d like to run in this race.|
|Date of Event:||Sunday, October 12, 2014; 8:00 am|
|Distance:||5K (3.1 miles)|
|Cost:||$25 if registered by October 8, 2014. Long-sleeved wicking shirts are available for $25 if pre-ordered by September 21 or whenever the race fills. 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 available at Fleet Feet Sports in Essex Junction on Saturday, October 11, and then again at the race between 7:00 – 7:45 am, October 12, 2014.|
|Registration Confirmation:||Click here when we get closer to the race for a complete list of all who have registered. Please note that bib numbers will change prior to the race. If something appears incorrect about your listing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, as it shows on the report, as well as your bib number.|
|Race Day Information:||Click here for important 2013 pre-race and race day information. Updated 2014 information will be posted and emailed to all registered racers within 2 weeks of race day. Please make sure that your email server does not block emails from racevermont.com as you are responsible for knowing contents of this letter.|
|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