Welcome to the Ripton Ridge Run!
Oct. 12, 2014 - Another great event!
Nearly 240 runners and walkers participated in the 27th annual Ripton Ridge Run on Oct. 12. The day was gorgeous; perfect weather for a race! Complete results can be found here. More photos will be added as they come in from people who took photos that day. Check back!
The men's 10.4 K race was won by Keith Wilkerson of Middlebury with a time of 41:33.4. He was followed by Terence Allard of North Creek, NY at 43:03.1 and Benjamin Bruno of Middlebury at 43:45.7
Katherine Nasvik won the women's 10.4K in 53:22.4 with Mary Stewart (a Ripton Elementary School alumna) coming in right behind her at 53:23.1. Emily Millard (temporarily transplanted from Ripton to Middlebury) was next at 55:18.6.
In the 5K, Nick Wilkerson from Middlebury had the fastest time on the course: 19:46.0. In second place was Ripton's Sebastian Durante at 20.24.0 followed one second later by Jack Christner, also of Ripton.
Meg Meyer of New Haven set the pace for the women with her time of 23:27.8. Thirteen year-olds Maisie Newbury, Ailey Bosworth and Mary-Ann Eastman were the next women to cross the finish line with times of 24:44.9, 24:45.3 and 24:46.4 respectively.
THE RIPTON RIDGE RUN is an annual fundraiser to benefit the Ripton Elementary School, put on by the Friends of the Ripton 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.
DATE/LOCATION/TIME: Sunday, Oct. 11,2015. (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.
There are numerous ways to register for the Ridge Run. If you are on our email list, you will get a registration form electronically in September. If you are on our mailing list, you will receive one in the mail. There will be a downloadable, mail-in form on this website as well as a link to an on-line registration form through Run Vermont. On-line registration will close after 125 registrations or midnight October 5. There will be race day registration at the school.
REGISTRATION FEES: The 2015 fees have not been set yet. Fee includes a great lunch, raffle, awards and, for the first 175 paid entrants, a long-sleeved 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. A small on-line service charge will be automatically added when you register on-line.
COURSE and MAP: The 5K run and walk are out and back courses. The 10.4K course is a loop which will be run counter-clockwise in 2014.
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.