About this Event
Live Free and Ski's 4th Annual Sprint To The Summit 1-mile hill-climb takes runners and walkers from a mass start at the resort's base by the Rocket chairlift, up the dirt/gravel access road to the summit more than 1,000 feet above the base. This year, the event is being held in conjunction with the Crotched Mountain 100 endurance cycling event. Individual times will be recorded. Registration opens at 7 a.m. and the start gun goes off at 9 a.m. Bathroom facilities are available inside the resort's lodge. Water and orange slices will be freely available at the finish line after the race. Timing is being done for each racer. Event is sanctioned by the USATF.
This event is Rain or Shine! Walk or Run!
Awards and prizes will be given to the top 3 overall male and female finishers AND the top 3 male and female finishers for youth ages 16 and under. The awards ceremony will be held at approximately 11 a.m.
Online registration will be open thru 12 p.m. Thursday, August 16. Same-day registration will open Saturday, August 18 at 7:00 a.m for $25. Pre-registration packets and bibs can be picked up the morning of the race.
Individual entries are $20 while team entries (6-8 entrants) are $100 online.
T-shirts can be purchased online and on race day.
The Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride resort at 615 Francestown Road, Bennington, NH 02442 is found on Route 47, approximately 45 minutes from both Concord, NH, and Manchester, NH.
About Live Free and Ski, Inc.
Live Free and Ski, Inc. is a NH 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to put financially under-served students grades 6-12 in the Contoocook Valley School District on the slopes at Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride snowboarding and skiing. The organization raises funds for after-school passes, equipment rentals and lessons. It has been in operation since 2015.
We would like to thank the generosity of our sponsors for helping defray the costs of this fundraiser and for providing the venue, emergency responders and certain key volunteers. Our sponsors are Peak Resorts, Inc. and Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride, Detail Devil of Temple, NH, Runner's Alley of Concord, Manchester and Portsmouth, NH, and Copies & More, Peterborough Camera and the Bagel Mill of Peterborough, NH.