Area Guide & Spectator Info:
"I am still in awe of your volunteer ratio; 8000 runners with 1700 volunteers, this is unheard of - it was so perfect"
There are several excellent areas to watch your favorite runner participate in the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon and Relay:
See Runners at the Start, miles 3.3, 8.7 and 15.1
Runners pass through at miles 2.5 and 9.
Two person relay exchange with food and entertainment. Please note that there is no parking at or near Oakledge Park. This area is best accessed on foot or by bike (bring a lock.) Please stay out of the Relay Exchange Zone.
Finish and Post Race Celebration with food and entertainment.
Download/View Course Map (pdf)
Waterfront Finish Area Festivities
The post-race festival begins in Waterfront Park at 10:00 am on race day. Come celebrate at the finish area in Waterfront Park with Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks as a dramatic backdrop. From the runners’ food tent to fare from local vendors, there is plenty to eat for everyone.
There will be a band and those 21 years and older can receive a complimentary beer (sponsored by Michelob) with your bib; you must have an ID and your bib, no exceptions.
Meeting Family and Friends
Pick a meeting place in advance of marathon day and away from the action at the finish line. Be sure that participants and family members can locate it on the pull out maps provided at the start of the Guide. Here are some good places for runners and loved ones to reunite:
● Reunion Zone at Waterfront Park
● Boathouse near Waterfront Park
● Totem Pole at Battery Park
● Beansie’s Bus at Battery Park
● ECHO Center near Waterfront Park
Info Booth/Lost & Found
An INFO booth is centrally located in Waterfront Park. This is also the location for Lost & Found on race day. In the event that you need to report a missing child, please do so at the INFO booth.
Music along the Course
From salsa to classical, mambo to funk, hear great music along the marathon course.
Race Day Results
Unofficial race-day results will be posted in the Results Tent in Waterfront Park. Official results