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June 3, 2018 Suicide Six Ski Area, Pomfret, Vermont

Covered Bridges Half Marathon-A Community based road race. Runs the first Sunday in June. The Best 13.1 miles in New England. Experience some of Vermont's Covered Bridges and support local charities.

Pamper Yourself or Your Support Crew at the Spa at the Woodstock Inn and Resort After the CBHM

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Race Recovery Spa Massage Specials for CBHM 2018 Sunday, June 3 through Thursday, June 7 Your choice, your recovery Call Today for an Appointment
50/80 Minute Classic Relaxation ~ $120*/$185* 50/80 Minute Deep Tissue ~ $130*/$195*
Guest must present their race bib to the Spa on the day of their service.
Please call 802.457.6697 to schedule your appointment.

Make certain to save time to enjoy the spa amenities including our outdoor salt water pool, whirlpool, dry cedar sauna & eucalyptus steam room.

*Price includes gratuity.
Based on availability, applies to one treatment per person and cannot be transferred to any other days. Offer must be mentioned at time of booking and cannot be applied to any other treatment.

The Spa is located at the Woodstock Inn & Resort
14 The Green, Woodstock Vermont

CBHM Race Weekend Check List

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Are you ready? Here's a quick Race Checklist to help you prepare for the CBHM Race Weekend. Before you leave home:Make your reservations for the Woodstock Chamber Pasta SupperDownload the RACEJOY AppHave your family, friends, spectators Download the RACEJOY AppLabel your waterproof DROP BAGclearly with your LAST NAMESet up your CARPOOL Download and share the CBHM Race and Parking MAPSChecked out and share the CBHM FAQsto make sure we are all on the same page Share the ROAD CLOSURES with friends, family and neighbors  Race Weekend: Saturday June 2Visit our Information Tent on the Norman Williams Public Library Lawn 1-5 p.m.Visit our local Museums and TrailsCheck out TREK to TASTEDownload the RACEJOY Appif you haven't already Have your family, friends, spectators Download the RACEJOY AppThe Woodstock Chamber Pasta Supper at Suicide Six Ski Area (the race start area on Sunday)De-stress with someFlyWay Yoga at the Pasta Supper
Visit the Race Morning Parking Lot and check out the s…

CBHM Runners Meet Your UVRC Volunteer Pacers!

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Meet the 2018 CBHM Pacers


2018 Covered Bridges Half Marathon UVRC Pacers

Goal Time UVRC Pacers Bios 1:30 Alden Hall I have enjoyed pacing the CBHM for the last 3 years.  I know the course well, and I hope and think that it helps runners to know what to expect.  I am happy to pick up a few extra cups at each hydration station, so folks don't have to break their stride. If you feeling energetic and are looking for a little more action for the weekend, what I have done for the last 2 years is to drive down to Brooklyn on Saturday for Spike Lee's Purple Dance party (Prince's birthday falls in the week following the CBHM).  Dance all day, crash somewhere for an hour or two, then get up at 2:30am to drive back up for the race. Excellent training regimen! 1:35
Dallas DeVries I love running with people (at least based on the number of run group selfies I have taken) and look forward to encouraging and pacing people to their goal half times.  I've run 17 marathons and enjoy "hea…

Race Water Stops and Port-o-Lets

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Water Stops-Stay Hydrated! 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 miles, plus Start and Finish.

Electrolyte Drinks  Available at Stops
6, 8, 10 and 12 miles.
Some of our Water Stop Volunteers-They are AWESOME Upwey Equestrian
Upper Valley Hostel
Hartford Youth Hocky
Woodstock Alumni Association
Woodstock Boys Soccer
Woodstock Youth Hockey
WUHS Backcourt Club
WUHS French Club
Upper Vallley Hockey Association
Zack's Place

Port-o-lets: 1.5, 3, 5, 8, 10 miles, plus Start and Finish.

Best Viewing of Your Runners-Village of Woodstock and The Finish Line

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Best Viewing of CBHM Runners Spectators The two best places to watch runners are the Village of Woodstock (above photo) and at the Finish Line (below photos)


Spectator parking is very convenient to the Finish Line at the Polo Field. (see the map below)

If you want to see your runner at the finish line-you MUST BE parked before 10 a.m..
The lot and road will be closed at this time.



Race Map
Remember NO PARKING at Taftsville!

CBHM Drop Bags-Yup You Can BRING Them!

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Drop Bags/Personal baggage will be transported from the Start area back to the Finish area just before the start of the race. Our volunteers lay them out on the hillside alphabetically by last name-so make your LAST NAME visible!


Plan on bringing your own bags with labels already on.

Make sure your bag looks "original" so you can find it among the piles of other people's drop bags.



In case of bad weather, you'll want to make sure the bag is waterproof.

Race Bib Pick-Up ONLY on Sunday Before the Race Start

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Racer Check-In and Bib Pick Up Race Bib Pick Up/Registration Table Opens: 6 a.m.
BIB (Number) Pick Up: Racer's Bibs will be given to runners at the Start Area at Suicide Six the morning of the race.
Please note, the Bib will ONLY BE GIVEN TO THE REGISTERED RUNNER.
(We have got the system down pretty well so you wait less than 2 minutes to get your bib.)

Find Your Pacer Come meet our Volunteer Pacers from the Upper Valley Running Club at the Info Tent on Saturday June 2 and at the Race Start on Sunday June 3 beginning around 6 a.m.-look for their signs near the Race Start.Meet Your Pacer

CBHM Questions- Check Our FAQs Page

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CBHM Frequently Asked Questions How do I get a course map? You can print one from our Google Docs: PRINT HERE

Do you have a waiting list? Sorry, no. It is a first-come, first-serve registration process, nothing more.

I am registered but now cannot run in the race. Can I: a.Transfer my registration to another person?
b.Get a refund?
c.Defer my entry to the following year?
d.Let someone else run with my bib?
Sorry, the answer to all of these questions is “no.”

Can I still get a t-shirt? Yes, but you have to be there yourself to get the t-shirt. We don’t mail t-shirts and we will hand just one t-shirt to each runner.
Do you give finisher’s medals to participants? YES! Can I be dropped off at the start instead of riding the bus?  Yes, but you must be dropped off no later than 7:15 am at the start area at Suicide Six.

CBHM Race Parking QuestionsParking Map Link
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Parking Area: PLEASE CARPOOL!!!
The race is point-to-point, so runners will be bused to the Start.

Bus Pi…

Carpool, Carpool, Carpool, Share a Ride, Share Your Race Strategy, Save on Gas!

CBHM Race Day Parking-Plan Your Carpool NOW! CARPOOL, CARPOOL, CARPOOL!
Parking Map Link


No Parking at Suicide Six Ski Area (Race Start)

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PLEASE CARPOOL!!! The race is point-to-point, so runners will be bused to the Start.

Bus Pick up is located between the Quechee Gorge Village Lot and the Quality Inn. Only RUNNERS on buses please.

The first bus leaves at 5:45 am. Buses run CONTINUOUSLY until 7 a.m.

The last bus leaves at 7:00 am.

Report to the Parking Area no later than 6:30 am (please see map).

Suicide Six Ski Area There is absolutely NO PARKING at the Start area (drop-off's before 7:15 am are OK, follow signs to Suicide Six ski area from Woodstock)
Join our Carpool Forum: Find A Ride, Share A Ride http://cbhm-carpooling.20575.n8.nabble.com/

Directions to the Race Parking: Parking Area at Quechee Gorge Village on Route 4.

From Interstate 89: Take Exit 1 (Woodstock exit) and follow Route 4 west towards Woodstock. The parking area is a Quechee Gorge Village, about …

Have You Made Your Chamber Pre-Race Pasta Supper Reservations Yet?

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Here's another event you want to put on your Race Weekend CalendarThe Woodstock Chamber of Commerce Hosts The Annual Pre-Race Pasta Supper Saturday June 2
Seatings at 5, 6 or 7 p.m.
Suicide Six Ski Area, Pomfret
Dinner is prepared by the Woodstock Inn and local restaurants. Cost is $20 per person, $10 children. No refunds after May 1, 2018. It is a real community food event—with Woodstock’s finest food establishments making sauces and donating many food products and local service volunteers from Change the World Kids and other local groups all pitching in to make the event a success.
Reserve Your Spot online Today!

Good food, great music, yummy desserts and a great way to spend time with friends and family before the race!