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46th Annual Paul Mailman

Montpelier 10 Miler and 5K

Saturday, April 24, 2021 8:45am


  • Complete this personal health check before arriving on race day:
    • Have you been in close contact with a person that has COVID-19?
    • Do you have any COVID-19 symptoms, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, fatigue, muscle aches, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea?
    • Have you complied with travel related quarantine requirements, if applicable?
  • Face coverings are required at all times except when running. This includes during number pickup, during starting line wave grouping, and immediately after finishing the race.
  • Gathering before and after the races will be limited and discouraged.
  • Race day number pickup will be from 7:00 – 8:30am.
  • There will be a wave start for both races. There will be a limited number of runners in each wave.
  • Follow the instructions of the starting line race officials.
  • Runners will be loosely grouped to be ready for each wave to be called to the line.
  • Runners must start at the assigned time for each wave.
  • The 5K will start 5 minutes after the last wave of 10 mile racers.
  • There will be no awards ceremony after the races. Runners should leave the area as soon as possible after finishing.
  • Onion River Outdoors gift card awards will be emailed to award winners.
    • 10 Mile awards: overall male and female winners plus first place in each age group.
    • 5K awards: overall male and female only.
  • Results will be posted later in the day at and at RunSignUp.
  • There will be water stops on the course. There will be no water or food provided before or after the races. 
  • Portalets will be available

Location: In the parking lot behind the Vermont state Dept. of Labor, 5 Green Mtn. Drive, Montpelier.  Map

Registration: Pre-registration required! Register online by midnight, April 20, 2021.
     Register Online
Field size may be limited pending guidelines.
Due to COVID-19 required planning, there will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!
We will send entrants an email 2 or 3 days before the race with bib number, wave number, and starting time.

Number pickup: Early bib number pickup at Onion River Outdoors, 20 Langdon St., Montpelier on Thursday and Friday, 4/22/21 and 4/23/21, from 4:00-5:30pm
Race day number pickup in the Dept. of Labor parking lot 7:00 – 8:30am

Start time: 8:45am

Fee: $15 for either race.

Course maps:   10 Miler      5K

Portalets will be available.

Awards: 10 Miler: First overall male and female and age group winners. 5K: Overall male and female only. There will be no awards ceremony.

Results: Results will be posted online at and on RunSignUp.