Pre-Register - Online or by mail $15 adults, $10 teens (15-19), and FREE for kids (14 and under)
10K is part of the Western NH Trail Run Series.
Register for all 8 races for $100 ($50 for teens, free for kids)
Race-day Registration Open 8 - 9:20 AM - $20 adults, $15 teens (15-19) and FREE for kids (14 and under)
5K - Begins at 9:40 AM (NOTE TIME CHANGE) - runners, walkers, families and youth welcome! Walkers and families will start immediately after the runners. Anyone still on the trail at 10:15 will be asked to yield to any 10k runners coming up from behind.
10K - Begins at 9:30 AM - runners only please
Race proceeds to benefit the Gravelle Family Fund and support trail maintenance in the West Windsor Town Forest.
Please join us for a barbeque after the race (11-3pm) for $10 per person hosted by the Vermont Game Wardens Association. The barbeque will include two pigs, hot dogs, hamburgers, sodas, and sides. 100% of the proceeds from the barbeque will go directly to the Gravelle family.
5K is a moderately hilly lollipop course on mixed single and double track trails.
5K Details (with trail names): The race begins with a 3/4 mile meander through field and forest along a trail that has boardwalks through the muddy spots (Home Again). The next 1/2 mile is a double track climb (Home Again) to a single track traverse along a hillside where you can enjoy the falls if it has rained recently (Falls Trail). Up a short but steep hill to emerge into the field (Mile Long Field) where you can enjoy the view while you get a drink. Begin your return trip, almost all down hill, along challenging but fun single track (right into Cort's Jester, left into New Blue) coming back out into the mile long field. A quick double track jaunt back (to the old Nordic Center parking lot) and then return with the 3/4 mile meander that the race started with (Home Again).
10K is a hilly lollipop course on some beautiful and challenging trails. The first half is primarily ascending on mixed single and double track. The second half is primarily descending on single track. Follows the 5K course for the first and last miles of the race.
10K Details (with trail names): The race begins with a 3/4 mile meander through field and forest along a trail that has boardwalks through the muddy spots (Home Again). The next few miles of the race is primarily climbing, first along double track (from the Nordic Center lot, up Home Again, left into Deer Run, left into Gracies Loop DT), and then along a beautiful wooded trail dotted with large boulders. (Gracies Loop ST). Begin a brief but fast descent (Gracies Loop, then down steep Home Again DT) and then turn into a traverse along a hillside and enjoy the falls if it has rained recently (Falls Trail). Continue ascending (read: hiking) up a short but very steep double track (Coronary, left onto Bicentennial, left into Quarry) and onto single track again (right into Pass the Buck). Congrats! Your climbing is more or less done here, about the halfway point in the race. Begin a long fun descent with some challenging footwork (Cloud Climber, right onto Nimbus) and then emerge into the fields (Upper Mile Long Field) before rejoining the 5K course along fun single track (right into Cort's Jester, left into New Blue) coming out into the mile long field for the third time. A quick double track jaunt back to the Nordic Center lot then return with the 3/4 mile meander that the race started with (Home Again).
Please note: race route is subject to change if there is a change in trail conditions.
A USATF Sanctioned Event. Please no headphones or baby strollers.
Prizes for top 3 overall. Plus first place in each age group: 11& Under, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Categories & Prizes
Sponsors & Contributors
Deb Shearer Massage Therapy
Brownsville General Store
Brown's Tavern at Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Ascutney
Edge Fitness Center - Brownsville
Woods Cider Mill
Bill Stillson/ Oxbow Farm
Aubuchon Hardware - Windsor
Green Mountain Smokehouse
Mr. G's - Windsor
Shaughnessy's Country Store
North Star Bakery
Morse Family Farm
Gravelle's Sugar House
Directions & Parking Info
From the North on I-91 (White River Junction, VT / Canada / Eastern MA ): Take exit 9 and turn left onto US Route 5 for 4 miles to Windsor. Turn right at second set of lights in Windsor onto Route 44 for 5.4 miles to Ascutney Mountain Resort. The resort will be on your left.
From the South on I-91 (Brattleboro,VT / Western MA / CT / NYC) : Take exit 8 and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Follow Route 131 for 3/10 of a mile to intersection with US Rte. 5. At the light, turn left onto Rte. 5 for 1.2 miles. Then, turn left onto Rte. 44A and follow for 2.8 miles. Bear left on Rte. 44 and follow for 2 miles to Ascutney Mountain Resort. It will be on your left just before the village of Brownsville.
From the East (Lebanon, NH / Concord, NH) - Take I-89 heading North. Exit onto I-91 South toward Brattleboro. Take exit 9 and turn left onto US Route 5 to Windsor. Turn right onto Route 44 in Windsor and proceed for 5.4 miles to Ascutney Mountain Resort. The Resort will be on your left just before the village of Brownsville.
From the West (Killington, VT / Rutland, VT / Woodstock, VT) - Take US-4 heading East. At Woodstock, take Route 106 South for 13 miles to Route 44. Turn left onto Route 44 and follow for 5 miles through the village of Brownsville. Ascutney Mountain Resort will be on your right.
Registration will be at the Cunningham building parking lot at Ascutney Mountain Resort. Free parking in the Cunningham lot or overflow in the upper ski area lot.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Ascutney Mountain Resort - Timeshare/hotel, Brownsville, Reservations: 800-315-2621, Hotel Front Desk: 802-484-7711 (at race site!)
Mt. Ascutney State Park - Camping, 802-674-2060
Yankee Village Motel - Ascutney 802-674-6010
Windsor Motel - Windsor 802-674-5584
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|Year||Results||10k Winners||5k Winners||Info|
|Vincent Lyon (47:57)|
Emily Cousins (55:01)
|Riley Shepherd (24:31)|
Anika Abrahamsen (29:23)
| Comfortable temp and dry.|
Trails in perfect condition!
131 runners in the 10k and 346 in the 5k (and some growing pains to go along with tripling last years race size!)
||Joe Burnett (49:12)|
Dorcas Wonsavage (55:25)
|Benjamin Jones (23:44)|
Sarah Yates (31:48)
| Cool, humid, and wet.|
Trails very slick & muddy from rain immediately before race start.
100 runners in 10k & 53 in 5k
|Curtis Morse (51:28)|
Callie Ewald (1:04:20)
| Quincey Smith (23:29)|
Sarah McDougle (30:47)
| Perfect sunny, dry, moderate weather.|
Trails a little slick from rain the night before.
37 runners in 10k & 77 in 5k