The marathon is a test of stamina, endurance and perhaps most of all – will. Even with all the ingredients needed to complete or succeed in a marathon, none of it matters without the one key ingredient… inspiration. Where does it come from, how do we find it? Obviously, the answer is different for everyone. […]
We are recycling this post from a few years back with updated statistics. Not only is our marathon fast – it is fun, and the community is over the top welcoming! Back when I was racing marathons (1986-1996) I wanted to run fast, but it was a lot harder then to research courses and figure […]
We are incredibly blessed to have Meb Keflezighi with us marathon Weekend. Check out where you can get an autograph or snap a selfie with Meb. Watch this interview where Meb talks motivation, inspiration, and dreams come true. Meb appears courtesy of VermontVacation.com, Seventh Generation, Burlington Telecom and the Vermont Convention Bureau.
TREADMILL TRAINING TO BOOST MARATHON PERFORMANCE -KIM LOEFFLER M.S. I admit that in my early racing years as a Professional Triathlete, I despised the treadmill. Living in Vermont, I spent many long hours sitting on an indoor bike trainer in my basement and swimming back and forth in a 25-yard pool staring at a black […]
“How do I put into words my love of the Vermont City Marathon? Together with the people at RunVermont, the volunteers, the people of Burlington, the spectators and all of the runners, you have hands-down one of the best racing events in New England. This fast, scenic course brought me my marathon PR in 2015. […]
I didn’t realize how out of shape I was until I tried to run a 5K. It was 2008. I was four years removed from college competition (I didn’t run my senior year because I got a job in my field) and even when I was competing I was an “also-ran” for a DIII program. […]
One year ago last week I was standing ankle-deep in snow on the shoulder of a road outside my hometown in upstate New York. I had enough athletic tape on to be confused for a mummy and you could smell the icy hot slathered all over my legs two towns over. I was eight miles […]