Join us for the 11th Annual Half Marathon Unplugged: No Frills, No Hills!
Presented by Switchback Brewing Company
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Open: Monday, January 9 at 6am
Wave 1 start: 9am
Wave 2 start: 11am
There is a 3-hour time limit for each wave
Wave 1: 900 runners Sold Out
Wave 2: 900 runners
We do NOT offer refunds for this event. There are NO transfers between waves. Entries may not be transferred to another runner. Please review our Unregistered Runner Policy.
Registration Packet Pick-Up
Wednesday, April 5 to Friday, April 7, 10am to 7pm
SKIRACK, 85 Main Street, Burlington VT
Race day, April 8, 2017 (packet pick-up ONLY, no race day registration)
1 Main Street
There is NO packet pick-up at the Start Area (Airport Park)
2017 Race Merchandise
Start: Airport Park, Colchester, VT
View Half Unplugged START, Airport Park, Colchester VT in a larger map
Flynn Avenue at Switchback Brewery, Burlington VT
View Half Unplugged FINISH, Switchback Brewing, Burlington VT in a larger map
Course begins at Airport Park in Colchester and runs along the bike path to the south end of Burlington. The majority of the course is on the bike path.
Please be aware that sections of the course may be wet and/or slippery or muddy. Due to weather and course conditions the route may change. In case of severe weather on race day (i.e. more than 5” of snow, lightening, etc.) please check this site after 6am on race day for event status.
Bus Service Pickup Location for 2017.
RunVermont offers bus service from One Main Street, Burlington to Airport Park for those who need it. Bus selection is made at the time of registration. If you did not reserve a bus seat and need a ride to the start, contact RunVermont by April 1.
Wave 1 Bus Info:
Bus 1: 7:45am, arrive Colchester 8:00am
Bus 2: 8:25am, arrive Colchester 8:40am
Wave 2 Bus Info:
Bus 1: 9:45am, arrive Colchester 10:00am
Bus 2: 10:25am, arrive Colchester 10:40am
Buses do not return to the start area after the race.
Warm-ups and sweats may be left on a designated bus and can be claimed at the finish. Please leave your valuables at home.
Driving directions to Airport Park from Burlington:
• North on Belt line/Rte. 127, cross into Colchester
• Turn left at the traffic light onto Porter’s Point Road.
• At the 4-way stop sign, go left onto Colchester Point Road.
• Airport Park is ½ mile on the right.
• Only limited parking available – please do NOT park on the neighborhood streets
Driving directions to the Flynn Ave Parking from downtown Burlington:
• South on Pine Street to Flynn Ave.
• Turn right on Flynn Ave.
• 208 and 180 Flynn Ave are located on the right.
• Parking available in the parking lots and along the street. Do NOT park in the neighborhoods west of the railroad tracks. Flynn Avenue Westbound will be closed at Lake Forest Road; NO OAKLEDGE PARK ACCESS UNTIL 2:00 PM.
We offer a gear check bus for each wave. You can place your warm clothing (in a bag) on the Gear Check Bus and it will be transported to the finish area.
Water stations at miles 4.5, 7.5 and 10.9
Food and beverage at the finish
Bus transportation to the start – Must be reserved
Timing and results – No awards – No Medals
Race Results & Photos
2016 Official SkiPix Half Marathon Unplugged photos
2015 Official SkiPix Half Marathon Unplugged photos
2014 Official SkiPix Half Marathon Unplugged photos
2013 Official SkiPix Half Marathon Unplugged photos
2012 Official SkiPix Half Marathon Unplugged photos
2011 Official SkiPix Half Marathon Unplugged photos
2010 Official SkiPix Half Marathon Unplugged photos