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Overall Rating (2 Reviews)
3.5
(2 Ratings)(2 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
3.5
SCENERY
4
PRODUCTION
4
SWAG
3
The People’s United Bank Vermont City Marathon is the largest sporting event in Vermont with over 8,000 runners competing in the marathon and relay events. It is a fast and spectator friendly course; highlighting the historic city streets as well as the majestic lake and mountain views of Burlington, VT. … MORE
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    It was 90+ degrees on race day that Mem Day Wknd '16, and no one in Vermont was prepared for it. They called the race about three hours into it. … MORE

    It was 90+ degrees on race day that Mem Day Wknd ’16, and no one in Vermont was prepared for it. They called the race about three hours into it. I had already dropped out, however. At mile 15. I was totally bummed, as you can imagine, but I wanted to give a shout out to amazing race organizers and local EMTs and first responders of Burlington for making a tough but important decision. The crowds and music and scenery was great, in my opinion. I wish I’d finished but it wasn’t in the cards that day. I would like to go back and try again sometime. My family and I really enjoyed our stay in Burlington, VT. If you haven’t checked it out, it’s a really neat city.

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    4
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    3

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    FLTLBrun REPEAT RUNNER '11

    I ran this race in 2008. It was a glorious day, bright blue sky, puffy white clouds, good temps. Unfortunately I was sick as a dog and I slogged through … MORE

    I ran this race in 2008. It was a glorious day, bright blue sky, puffy white clouds, good temps. Unfortunately I was sick as a dog and I slogged through it. I knew I needed to return and did just that in 2011. This time the weather didn’t cooperate nearly as much, so we ran under damp and cool conditions. Nevertheless it was a great experience. This is a medium sized event with an expo and nice race swag (I’m writing this in 2015 and I still use the tote bag we received). Start and finish areas are very near each other making it convenient on race day. The course is scenic with lovely views across Lake Champlain. The toughest climb is on the stretch known as “Assault on Battery” at about mile 15, a short but steep climb. The last mile is along the lake.

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    4
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    4
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    3
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