Welcome to the Ripton Ridge Run!


2013 Ridge Run - Another banner event!


235 runners and walkers enjoyed a gorgeous day for a race at the 2013 Ripton Ridge Run on Sunday, October 13th.  The record numbers showing up at this 26th annual event enjoyed

sunny skies and warm temperatures, a wonderful race, an excellent lunch and a festive atmosphere.  55 people participated in the 10K run, 140 in the 5K run and 40 in the 5K fun walk.  They ranged in age from 3 year old Kaiya Maclay to 82 year-old Don Lacharite.
Chris Rodgers from Stowe won the men’s 10.4K with a time of 41:02, followed by Tony Bates of Middlebury at 42:00.  Middlebury’s Ben Bruno was third at 43:59.  Robyn Anderson of Stowe led the women, finishing in 44:34.  Next was Amanda Reinhardt from Middlebury who crossed the finish line at 50:01. Ripton native Mary Stewart, now from Stowe, was third at 51:51.


Addison County residents swept the 5K. In the men’s race, Max Moulton of Middlebury crossed the finish line first with a time of 17:55.  Sam Ferguson from Middlebury was next at 18:29 with Shoreham’s David Dregallo in third at 18:37.  Vergenne’s Tania Bolduc , set the pace for women, coming in at 24:29.  She was followed by Jennifer Bleich of Middlebury at 24:36 and Caryn Etherington from Middlebury 24:49.


For full results of the 2013 event, click here.

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The Ripton Ridge Run is an annual fundraiser to benefit the Ripton Elementary School.  It includes a 5K run, a 10.4K run and a non-competitive 5K Fun Walk.  There is also a short, non-competitive event for young children. The Ridge Run takes place the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend.  All courses start and finish at the Ripton Elementary School on the Ripton-Lincoln Road in Ripton, VT.   They traverse roads in Ripton and the Green Mt. National Forest and include water stops. 

COURSE and MAPThe 5K run and walk are out and back courses. The 10.4K course is a loop which will be run counter-clockwise in 2014.

DATE/LOCATION/TIME: The 2014 event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 12. (It's always the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend.) Check-in is at the Ripton Elementary School between 11:00-12:00.  The races begin at 12:30. 

REGISTRATION: There are numerous ways to register for the Ridge Run.  If you are on our email list, you will be sent a registration form electronically.  If you are on our mailing list, you will receive one in the mail. There will also be a downloadable form on this website as well as a link to an on-line registration form through Run Vermont.  There is also race day registration at the school.  

REGISTRATION FEES: Registration fees for 2014 have not been set yet.  Check back for details.  Fee includes a great lunch, raffle, awards and, for the first 175 paid entrants, a long-sleeve cotton t-shirt. Racers may opt not to get a t-shirt -- subtract  $5.00 from appropriate fee.   Lunch may be limited to the first 200 registrants

QUESTIONS?  Use the Contact Us page on this website.  You can also call the Ripton School  (802/388-2208) during school hours or leave a message after school hours.  Sorry - we can't take registrations over the phone or on the "contact us" page.