Kingdom Run (half marathon, 10K & 5K) combines a competitive athletic event with the old-fashioned hospitality and charm of a small town in rural Vermont. Kingdom Run is an out & back race on scenic dirt roads in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. 5K & 10K walkers are welcome. A complimentary munchies buffet is topped off with blueberry sundaes. Prizes for winners in six age categories. Registration opens at 7:15AM on Irasburg Common. 8:30AM: half marathon runners and all walkers start. 9:00AM: 5K & 10K runners start. For more information and to pre-register on-line go to our website at www.kingdomrun.org
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Information about the event is available in : English
Kingdom Run is an out & back race on a well-maintained dirt road (pavement to get out of the village) with few houses and low vehicular traffic. The race begins and ends on Irasburg Common.
Runners and walkers may opt for a 5K or 10K event. Hills are small to moderate with gradual inclines; the increase in elevation being on the way out.
A Half marathon event offers more challenging terrain to long distance runners with three half-mile sections of incline (but no monster hills) at the 4 mile mark, the 5 mile mark and on the return home 7.5 mile mark. Trees provide shade along much of the route.
Water stations are located at the 5K, 10K and half marathon turn-around points as well as at the 5 (and 9) mile mark.