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CIRCUMBURKE TRAIL RUN & MOUNTAIN BIKE CHALLENGE

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Location(s): Burke Mountain Resort, Burke, VT

"Conservation Collaboratives and Kingdom Trails first organized the CircumBurke in 2009 to promote the idea of a bikeable route around Burke Mountain through Victory and to remember Dave Blumenthal, a Vermont adventure biker and trail advocate, who died in Colorado while competing in the Tour Divide.

The event has increased in popularity each year, as we add more quality singletrack to the route, making it more challenging yet more fun.  Trail runners and bikers alike have embraced the event, because it is a great opportunity to race through a wild corner of the northeast kingdom primarily on singletrack. In 2014, 2015 and 2016, the CircumBurke was voted “Best Bicycle Race in Vermont” by Vermont Sports readers. Very few sections of dirt road or cart trail are used on the course.  The trail runners and two lap “CircumBerzerk” bikers begin the challenge at 8:00 AM, in order to have completed most of the fast singletrack sections in Victory before the main wave of bikers comes through after a 10 AM start.

SCHEDULE: Saturday, October 14

  • 7:00-10:00am Registration in Sherburne Base Lodge
  • 8:00am CircumBerskers start from Sherburne Base Lodge lower parking lot
  • 8:01am Runners start from lower parking lot
  • 10:00am Bikers start from lower parking lot
  • 12:00pm-4:00pm Market Café opens for food
  • 12:00pm-5:00pm Bar Opens
  • 1:00pm- 5:00pm Trail to Wellness offering sports massage
  • 2:30pm- 5:00pm Music in the Sherburne Base Lodge
  • 3:00pm Awards/Raffle

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