Great Race 2017

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Race Date: Saturday, July 1, 2017


Location: St. Albans Bay Park,

Address: 596 Lake Road,

City: St. Albans

State/Terr: Vermont

Zip: 05478

Country: USA

Race Website:


The 38th Annual Great Race – Triathlon/Duathlon

Sponsored by Fairpoint Communications

Saturday, July 1, 10:00 am - St. Albans Bay, VT

Franklin County’s legendary run-bike-paddle triathalon is a friendly competition, held in conjunction with Bay Day, over the July 4th holiday weekend. Run 3 miles, bike 12 miles, and paddle 3 miles in and around the beautiful shores of Vermont’s Lake Champlain, and then enjoy live music, food and sunshine! All athletes are welcome: first time racers, teams, iron men, iron women, duathalon teams (run + bike), families and kids!

Register online or contact the Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce Office to receive a paper registration in the mail.

Event details and schedule

Race Packet Instructions

Race packets may be picked up at the Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce Office, 2 No. Main Street, St. Albans, VT. Packets will be available:

Wednesday, June 28 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm

Thursday, June 29 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm

Friday, June 30 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Race Day packets can be picked up at the entrance to St. Albans Bay Park between 7:10 and 8:55 am.

Schedule of Race Day Events

(9:40 am) - Race instructions will be announced at the St. Albans Bay traffice circle for 1 + 2 person teams.

(9:50 am) - Road into the St. Albans Bay Park, between The Bay Store and Black Bridge, will be closed until 11:30 am.

(10:00 am) - RACE BEGINS

(12:30 pm) - Awards Celebration at St. Albans Bay Park. Must be present to receive your award.

Other Activities

Mechanics from White's Green Mountain Bikes (524-4496) will be on hand at the Bay Park beginning at 8:00 am on race day.

Non-denominational Church Service conducted in the Gazebo near the horse shoe pits ay 8:00 am - All are welcome.

Directions to St. Albans Bay Park:

Take Exit 19 off Interstate 89. Follow signs to Route 7.

Take a right onto Route 7 North (Main Street).

Travel approximately 1/2 mile to second set of traffic lights.

Take a left onto Route 36 West (Lake Street).

Stay on Lake Street for approximately 3 miles to St. Albans Bay Park.


Call The Franklin County Reginal Chamber of Commerce at (802) 524-2444 or e-mail [email protected]

Other Info:

• 2017 race registration is closed

Registration Information.

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