LESS THAN ONE MONTH UNTIL SNOW DEVIL ULTRA & WINTER DEATH RACE
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NOT YOUR TYPICAL ULTRA…

Pittsfield, VT

10M – 50K – 50M 100M – 200M Individual/Relay

May 8- 11 / 2024

Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT)

ABOUT THE RACE


2023 SOLD OUT!

The Bloodroot Ultra: The Ultimate Test of Grit in Central Vermont

Are you ready for the original Spartan Trail Race? The Bloodroot Ultra will push you to your limits, challenging you to overcome even the toughest terrain in the Central Vermont mountains.

But it’s not just about winning – it’s about the magic of people inspiring each other to face the adversities of the Bloodroot trail. This is an emotional experience that will resonate with veteran runners, emerging athletes, and everyone in between.

Choose from distances of 200 Miles, 100 Miles, 100K, 50 Miles, 50K, and 10 Miles to find the perfect challenge for you. And be prepared for a truly memorable experience that will leave a lasting impression.

Are you ready to take on the ultimate test of grit? Sign up for the Bloodroot Ultra today!

REGISTRATIONS OPEN

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS


THE COURSE

Course map and elevation profile for each distance available at the event.

FAQ

Event’s frequently asked questions and important information.

EVENT SCHEDULE
  • May 8: 200 Miler Individual & Relay | Check-In 6:30 AM | Start 7 AM

  • May 10: 100 Miler | Check-In 6:30 AM | Start 7 AM

  • May 10: Packet Pickup: 4 PM to 7 PM

  • May 11: 50 Miler | May 13: Check-In 6:15 AM | Start 7 AM

  • May 11: 50K | Check-In 6:15 AM | Start 7 AM

  • May 11: 10 Miler | Check-In 6:15 AM | Start 7 AM

COURSE CUTOFF TIMES
  • Must begin the final 10-mile loop at Riverside Farm by 6:00 PM (Headlamp Mandatory)
    THE COURSE CLOSES AT 9 PM SHARP!
PARTICIPANT SAFETY

Safety is our highest concern therefore, Peak Races reserves the right to modify Course and Course Cut-Offs at any time, for any reason, including weather, environmental, or other unforeseen variables.

All Participants are required to bring a headlamp.

All Peak Races events will comply with local COVID safety guidance.

AID STATIONS + DROP BAGS

This is a Self Supported race; however, we have aid stations at various intervals. Please come prepared with the proper gear, including your labeled drop bag, nutrition, hydration pack, and anything else you deem necessary to ensure you have a fun race.

Aid Stations include water, electrolytes, and limited nutrition. If these distances change, the racers will be briefed before each race & during check-in, the details will be available.

Riverside Trails – 3 Aid Stations
Bloodroot Trail – 4 to 5 Aid Stations/ Checkpoints

Drop bag locations are available for the 50, 100, & 200 milers. Drop bags will be collected by staff upon check-in.

* Camping is available at Fiona’s Cabin, Top of Tweed River Drive. You are responsible for your tent and supplies.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Mandatory Safety Procedure 

  • All Racers must check out at the finish line or with official race staff when they leave or finish the race.
  • Headlamps required for 500, 200, and 100 Miler events.
  • All Racers MUST return race chips to the timing team located at the Start/Finish.
  • NO DOGS, NO Exceptions.
  • Don’t Litter.
  • Don’t Cut the course.
  • Please don’t miss your start time.
  • We will be sweeping the course.
  • We value our volunteers that make these events possible, please thank them, and be respectful. If you are a victim of the time hack it’s for your own safety.
  • The course closes at 9 pm.
TRAVEL INFORMATION

Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT) is the nearest airport that is a quick 30-minute drive. The most popular option for airports is Burlington (BTV) with a drive of approximately 90 minutes. Additionally, Boston is just under a 3-hour drive if you wish to fly into Logan International airport (BOS).

Travel Time:

  • Philadelphia, PA: Under 6 Hours.
  • NYC, NY: Under 5 Hours.
  • Boston, MA: Under 3 Hours.
  • Montreal, QC, CAN: 3 Hours.
  • Hartford, CT: 3 Hours.
  • Portland, ME: 3.5 Hours.
  • Albany, NY: 2 Hours.
  • Manchester, NH: 2 Hours.
  • Rutland, VT: 30 Minutes.
  • Don’t Litter.
  • Don’t Cut the course.
  • Please don’t miss your start time.
  • We will be sweeping the course.
  • We value our volunteers that make these events possible, please thank them, and be respectful. If you are a victim of the time hack it’s for your own safety.
  • The course closes at 9 pm.
VOLUNTEER OPORTUNITIES

Want to be a part of the experience?
Volunteer for the Bloodroot Ultra by helping with the course setup, festival setup, assisting runners at aid stations, and more HERE.