We do not recommend wearing headphones for all runners, but headphones are NOT ALLOWED FOR COMPETITORS competing for prize money and RRCA/USATF awards. If you choose to wear headphones and finish in a money-winning place, you may be subject to forfeiture of prize money and RRCA/USATF awards.
Yes. The registered marathoner must also be registered as a teammate on whichever team(s) s/he is running on.
No, the course is for registered runners only. But we encourage your family to come out and cheer (or volunteer AND cheer)!
Yes, each relay team must designate one registered team member to pick up the race packet. Your packet includes Bibs/ChronoTrack B-Tags, Race Belt, and race-shirts for the entire team. Photo ID is required. A friend or family member may pick up for you if you are unable to attend Expo. They must have an image of your registration confirmation email.
Yes. We do allow a proxy. They will need to present a copy of the runner's photo ID or a copy of the runner's confirmation email in addition to an image of their COVID vaccination card.
Yes, all marathoners get a finishers medal as they cross the finish line. 2 Person Relay runners receive a medal upon completion of their half. 3-5 Person Relay Teams can collect their medals at the Merchandise Tent in Waterfront Park.
Yes. 6.5 hours, which is the equivalent to a 14:52 minute-per-mile pace.
Yes. We will have additional, specific information about our pace teams closer to the race. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Race Day Essentials page.
Marathon entrants may submit a qualifying time of 4:30:00 or faster (marathon), 2:10:00 or faster (half marathon) or 58:00 or faster (10k) from a USATF Certified Course or Athletics Canada Certified. The race date must be between January 1, 2021, and April 30, 2023. Virtual race results are not accepted. Results must be published online and applicant must include a link to those results.
You may submit a qualifying time at registration or via email. The deadline for submitting a time is May 5, 2023.
RunVermont must be informed of all relay team changes prior to the start of the race or the team will be disqualified and ineligible for any awards or prizes. This may affect your ability to participate in future races. Check out our info on Managing Your Relay Team.
There are several options depending on what race you are running. Each one is slightly different, so read carefully, but for all we strongly discourage leaving any type of valuables in your checked gear. Find info here
We have Gear Check located in Waterfront Park for you to pick-up post-race. We strongly discourage leaving any type of valuables in your checked gear.
Now it's time to invite runners to join your team. Check out our info on Managing Your Relay Team.
Team changes are free through the Team Change Deadline of May 13th, 2022. After the deadline all team changes are $25 and must be made at Race Packet Pick-Up at the Expo on Friday or Saturday. Proceeds are donated to RunVermont Youth Running Programs.
Yes, all of these marathon and relay options are allowed. Runners can be on multiple relay teams; and runners can also run on 1 or more relay team(s) AND run the entire Marathon. Please read our Relay-Marathoner Scenario INFO SHEET for everything you need to know about which bibs to wear and where to exchange.
Contact Joe Connelly and asked to be considered as a pace team leader.
Yes, it is possible to transfer between events. There is no formal deadline for this process, it is an option as long as there are available spots in the relay fields. If the relays are full, transfer from the marathon is not an option. Please view this tutorial on transferring from one event to another.
Yes, but only if you will finish within our 6.5 hour time limit.
Yes, packet pickup is available on the morning of race day from 5 AM - 6 AM.
Yes! We send our results directly to BAA.
Pacers are experienced runners that lead a team of runners who are trying to hit a goal between 3:30-5:30.
We use ChronoTrack B-Tags which are affixed to the backs of the race bibs. These tags transmit data as runners cross timing mats at the start, finish and along the course. Marathoners pin bibs to the front of their shirts; relay runners wear race belts to which the bibs are attached.
3-5 Relay minimum age requirement of 12 is strongly recommended. 2 Person Relay minimum age requirement is 13. Visit our Race Policies page for more details.
There is lots of parking in Burlington and on Sunday's, street and city parking garages are free! Check out the City of Burlington parking page here.
The only shuttle running this year will be for the DoubleTree in South Burlington.
Due to long lead times shirts are ordered months before the race. Shirts are available on a first-come, first-served basis at packet pick-up. Check out the Shirt Swap booth at the Expo and you may be able to swap your shirt for a different size. Should your shirt size not be available at Expo or come race day, we will ship your shirt to you!