adamant half marathon

Adamant Half Marathon and Relay

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Scenic figure 8 course on 90% dirt roads with ponds and hills through Calais and East Montpelier. Run the Half Marathon or share the fun with a partner in the relay.



Race will be held pending VT State Covid-19 health guidelines as of May 8, 2021. These guidelines are likely to include:

  • Face coverings must be worn when unable to maintain social distance, at number pickup, and pre and post race.
  • Participants must attest during registration that they meet travel, quarantine, and symptom guidelines per VT State Dept. of Health.
  • Gathering after the race will be limited.
  • The race will start in waves of limited numbers of participants at a time. Participants must not gather at the start before their wave and must start at the assigned time.

Directions: The race site this year will be outdoors at 1171 Haggett Rd. in Adamant. From Montpelier, follow Main St. through the roundabout and up the hill. Main St. becomes County Road. At 6 miles from Montpelier, turn right on Haggett Rd. There will be parking signs as you enter Adamant in 1.1 mile on Haggett Road.

Beneficiary: A portion of race proceeds will be donated to the Adamant Community Arts Council.

Registration: Pre-registration required! Register online by midnight May 6, 2021.
     Register Online
Field size may be limited pending guidelines. Due to COVID-19 required planning, NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION! Number pickup outside at 1171 Haggett Rd. 8:30-9:45am.

Fee: $20 individual, $35 per relay team.

Starting time: Wave starts for social distancing begin at 10:00 a.m. Your exact starting time with your number will be assigned by email the day prior to the event. Please do not gather at the starting line prior to your start time. Numbers of participants per wave and wave spacing are pending guidelines in early May.

Prizes, etc.: Prizes to 1st overall M & F and 1st M & F in each 10 year age division in the Half Marathon. Relay awards to top male team, female team and mixed team. An award gathering is pending outdoor social gathering rules. Awards may be picked up individually if no gatherings are permitted.

Aid stations: Approximately every 2-3 miles along the course, including Gatorade and water. Post race refreshments will be provided outdoors. Our traditional hot soups and bread are unlikely to be feasible this year, but we will come up with something delicious and appropriate to social distancing for post-race replenishment!

Course:    Course map
The relay exchange is in Adamant near the start/finish line.

For more information: Contact Donna Smyers at: