About this event
The event includes two races: an in-town 5K which starts at 9:30 am and a point to point 1/2 marathon from Lyndonville to St. Johnsbury which starts at 8:30 am. Both races finish at the St. Johnsbury School on Western Avenue. Online registration with RaceWire will include a small service charge.
1/2 marathon: A very challenging point to point half marathon with typical Vermont terrain; including hills, 2 covered bridges and scenic Vermont back roads. About 60% of the course is run on dirt roads. There is 3,000' of elevation change on the course.
5K: Is run on an in-town course in St. Johnsbury. It is all paved and mostly flat.
Course Certification Codes:
1/2 marathon: VT15009JK
Course maps available at the race website. www.thekingdomchallenge.com
All 1/2 marathon finishers will receive a medal.
There will be awards for the overall men's and women's winners in the 5K and 1/2 marathon races. There will also be awards for the male and female top three age group winners in the 5K and 1/2 marathon.
The 5K Race starts at the St. Johnsbury School at 9:30.
The Half Marathon starts at the Lyndon Town Offices at 8:30.
Long sleeved tech shirts for all 1/2 marathon runners guaranteed if registered by October 1, 2023. Men's and women's sizes available.
Short sleeved tech shirts guaranteed for all 5K runners registered by October 1, 2023. Men's, women's and youth sizes available.
Both races finish at the St. Johnsbury School. The school is located at 257 Western Ave., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. The 1/2 marathon will start at the Lyndonville Town Offices, 119 Park Ave. in Lyndonville. There will be shuttle bus service to the start for the 1/2 marathon. More information on shuttle times will be sent by email to registered runners closer to the race date.