We want to make sure everyone has a fun and safe event experience. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated and allows others to enjoy the event. We have a consistent set of policies for RunVermont races. Check them out below.
All participants (runners, volunteers, and staff) will need to provide proof of vaccination prior to May 29th, 2022. To be considered fully vaccinated, participants must have completed a vaccination series of a World Health Organization-certified vaccine prior to packet pick up (Friday, May 27th & Saturday, May 28th). A completed vaccination series as defined by the CDC means:
- 2 weeks after second does of a 2-dose series
- 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine
Age of Participation Requirements
Marathon distance: Minimum age requirement will be 16 years of age on race day.
Half marathon distance: Minimum age requirement is 13 years of age on race day.
Marathon Relays: The participation of any runner under the age of 12 is strongly recommended to comply with the following considerations.
Disabled athlete participation is welcomed at all RunVermont events. For the People's United Bank Vermont City Marathon & Relay, access for competitors who wish to use a Pushrim Wheelchair or a Handcycle will be through the full marathon distance only.
RunVermont supports and accommodates the participation of Transgender athletes in a manner that is consistent with the policy of the sport’s national governing body – the US Track and Field Association, who have adopted the program that has been put forth by the International Olympic Committee.
Athletes who participate in this competition may be subject to formal drug testing in accordance with USATF and IAAF rules, in accordance with USOC, USADA or IAAF procedures.
Race Transfer and Deferral Policy
A participant may transfer his/her registration from one race to another by using the registration fee paid for one race as a credit toward a future race. This policy applies to the following RunVermont races: Half Marathon Unplugged and Island Vines 10K.
For Marathon Only Deferral policy: