"I came in with the attitude of only doing one marathon to get it out of my system, I now find myself planning on making the pilgrimage back to Burlington for next years marathon"
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Announcing the Marathon Club Competition Results
Congratulations to all of the runners that participated in the club competition at the Vermont City Marathon!
First place goes to the Green Mountain Athletic Association, second place to Muskoka Algonquin Runners and third place to Greater Lowell Road Runners.
Here is the link to results if you want to see how your team stacked up:
Marathon Club Competition
● The Marathon Club Competition scoring was cross country based; Top 5 finishers from each club score, #6 and #7 finishers will displace. All registered clubs with at least 5 finishers were scored.
● For the first year of this program, genders as well as Open and Masters Athletes were combined for the purpose of scoring.
● First Place Team was awarded $500
● Second Place Team was awarded $300
● Third Place Team was awarded $200
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Marathon Club Competition Results
Marathon Club Competition
New for 2014, KeyBank Vermont City Marathon has created a Club Competition. This program will create an extra level of excitement to an already great race. Our goal for the program is to bring the top club runners from around the country to compete on a fast and scenic course. We also want to increase the level of support and fun for all of you who compete with a running club. We look forward to expanding the program in 2015.
● To register for the Marathon Club Competition, choose the club you are affiliated with from the drop- down menu provided when you register.
● If you did not register with a club affiliation at the time of registration and wish to do so, please e-mail Jen Savas at email@example.com before May 1, 2014.
● If your club is not on our list, please select “Other” and write your club’s name in. Clubs may be registered with USATF, RRCA, Athletics Canada, USA Triathlon, any other party, or it may be a less formal club of you and your friends who regularly run together. If you consider yourself part of a running club we welcome you into this program!
● The Marathon Club Competition scoring will be cross country based; Top 5 finishers from each club score, #6 and #7 finishers will displace. All registered clubs with at least 5 finishers will be scored.
● For the first year of this program, genders as well as Open and Masters Athletes are combined for the purpose of scoring.
● First Place Team is awarded $500
● Second Place Team is awarded $300
● Third Place Team is awarded $200
We are working on making the marathon results official. As soon as we feel ready, we will release the preliminary club competition results for review. There will be a set period in which a club spokesperson can challenge the results. We will review and then announce the Marathon Club Winners.
Additional details will be added as we work them out. If you have questions about the program please e-mail Joe Connelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, May 26, 2014
Superb images on Burlington Free Press Photo Gallery
Superb images on Burlington Free Press Photo Gallery here
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Six Time Women's Champion Pulls out of Marathon
Heidi Westover, the women's course record-holder and winner of six KeyBank Vermont City Marathon titles, including last year's 25th anniversary addition, has pulled out of Sunday's race. Read the full story here.
Friday, May 2, 2014
KeyBank Vermont City Marathon joins forces with CSWD to Go Green!
CSWD Seeks Waste Warriors
Are you a rampant recycler? Do you carry your banana peel
home when you can’t find a compost bin? Are you on a mission to reduce waste
and spread good fun in the process?
Then we want you! We’re looking for friendly,
enthusiastic, volunteer Waste Warriors to spread our waste reduction mission at
Chittenden County events.
Responsibilities could include helping event attendees know
what goes where at a recycling/compost/trash station. Or maybe you’ll staff a
booth at an event and hand out information to passers-by. Or you might even
create your own spectacle to draw attention to reducing, reusing, recycling,
and composting. There are endless ways a CSWD Waste Warrior can pitch in!
Your Waste Warrior opportunity starts NOW—well, on May 25th
at the always rockin’ KeyBank Vermont City Marathon. Here’s a great opportunity
to cheer for your friends and neighbors AND help make this event as green as it
If you volunteer as a CSWD Waste Warrior, you get special
training, a Waste Warrior team bandanna, and that special feeling that comes
with helping your community become a cleaner, greener place.
CONTACT John Powell: email@example.com
for more information on becoming a CSWD Waste Warrior for the marathon and/or
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Hoka One One Registration Winners
Our Hoka One One Registration Raffle Winners for this week are Kari Berg and Chris Tweedy. They have each won a pair of Hoka Conquest running shoes!
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Ready, Set, Run is Hiring Summer Camp Leaders!
Ready, Set, Run Summer Camp Leader
RunVermont is hiring camp leaders for our one week camp June 23 – June 27, 2014
We encourage you to apply if you are:
First Aid Certified
Great with children
Ready to Move and be a great role model
Previous work with children required
Background check required
Available to work Monday through Friday: 8:30am – 12:30pm
For more information or to send resume; e-mail cover letter and two references to Joy Dubin Grossman youth@RunVermont.org
Friday, February 28, 2014
Hoka One One is the "Official Shoe" of the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon
The 26th Annual KeyBank Vermont City Marathon Announces
HOKA ONE ONE as the “Official Shoe” for Race Weekend - May 23 through 25, 2014
RunVermont, home of the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon is pleased to announce a new partnership with HOKA ONE ONE performance running shoes. HOKA ONE ONE has engineered a unique performance mid-sole geometry that features a higher volume, softer density, and greater rebounding foam than standard running shoes. “This shoe is gaining a lot of traction with runners and we thought the partnership with the race would be a great way to share the technology with our participants”, commented Peter Delaney, Executive Director of RunVermont.
Anyone that registers for the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon from March 1st until the close of registration will be eligible to win a complimentary pair of HOKA Conquests; a shoe designed to make the miles fly by. “This promotion is an excellent way for our race to bring an exciting product to our runners and offer them a chance to rediscover the joys of running all over again”, said Delaney. All participants in the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon will have the opportunity to step into a pair of HOKAs at the event’s MVP Health Care Sports and Fitness Expo, scheduled for May 23 & 24 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington. HOKA will have representatives at both the Expo and at the event’s Post-race Festival on May 25.
To learn more about HOKA One One go to Hokaoneone.com.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
RunVermont is Hiring a Sponsorship & Operations Coordinator
KeyBank Vermont City Marathon Sponsorship & Operations Coordinator:
This part-time, seasonal position will work closely with the entire RunVermont team to assist event sponsors with the fulfillment and activation of sponsorship agreements. This position will also assist the Operations staff with event logistics related to the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience in the event production and/or sponsorship fields. Position will commence in mid-March and run through mid-June. Compensation commensurate with experience.
Forward resume to Peter@runvermont.org no later than March 7, 2014. No calls please.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Olympic Medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson will be the Guest Speaker at the 2014 KBVCM Pasta Dinner
RunVermont and the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon have proudly announced that Olympic Gold Medalist, Joan Benoit Samuelson will be their guest at the 26th KeyBank Vermont City Marathon. She will be involved in every aspect of Race Weekend activities with many opportunities for runners to meet Joan.This includes the Pasta Dinner held on Saturday, May 24.
In addition to being an Olympic Gold Medalist at the 1984 Olympics in the marathon, Joan Benoit Samuelson, known to many as “Joanie”, also won the 1979 and 1983 Boston Marathon. She set the American Record at the Chicago Marathon in 1985, running a time of 2:21:21 that stood for eighteen years.
The 2014 KeyBank Vermont City Marathon & Relay will coincide with the 30th anniversary of the women’s marathon being introduced into the Olympics in Los Angeles, CA where Benoit Samuelson won gold. “We’re very excited to have Joanie here for this year’s race. She’s one of the most accomplished athletes in our sport and one of the greatest ambassadors. I’m confident that we’ll show her what a spectacular race we have.” said Peter Delaney, Executive Director of RunVermont.
Benoit Samuelson will be present at The Sports & Fitness Expo both Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24. She will be the Welcome Speaker and Honorary Starter at the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon & Relay on Sunday, May 25.
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