Basin Harbor 5K & 10K

Sat September 19, 2020 Vergennes, VT US 05491 Directions
COVID-19 Info
Check In (Face Masks REQUIRED – No face mask, no bib number)
Virtual Race

  • If you are local, you may pick up your virtual race item(s) at Shelburne Athletic Club any time starting ­­Friday, September 11. If you are not local, those items will be mailed to you.
    In Person Race
Pre-race Pick Up (Friday before the race)
  • You may pick up your in-person race items at Fleet Feet Sports in Essex Junction the day before the race between noon and 6 pm.
  • We will be performing temperature checks at check in.
  • You will be handed your bib and race bag (if applicable) at check in. Our staff will be wearing masks and will be using hand sanitizer regularly.
  • On race day, you do NOT need to check in. Simply park in the designated parking area and walk to the starting corral at your designated start time.
Race Day
  • You will be assigned a starting group and time. Plan to arrive in the designated parking area/check in area no earlier than 20 minutes prior to your start time.
  • Print your confirmation email or have it on your phone for scanning at check in.
  • Your temperature will be taken at check in.
  • You will be handed your bib and race bag (if applicable) at check in. Our staff will be wearing masks and will be using hand sanitizer regularly.
  • You will leave immediately for the starting corral. 
Race Start
  • Arrive at the starting corral ready to go.
  • Stand at least 6’ apart from everyone around you with the exception of those in your COVID circle – those who you will be running with.
  • Race staff will be starting racers every few seconds to ensure distance between racers. Pay attention and keep the line moving.

On the Course
  • There will be NO aid stations. Please bring a hydration system or water bottle if you expect to need it during your run.
  • Do not run immediately behind the runner in front of you. Keep to the right or left of them. A safe distance is 30’ behind the runner ahead of you.
  • To pass, announce to the runner in front of you that you’ll be passing to their left. Pass as quickly as possible turning your head away from the runner you are passing IF SAFE TO DO SO. If you are being passed, allow for as much room to your left as possible. Turn your head away from the runner passing you IF SAFE TO DO SO.
After the race
  • Put your face mask on as soon as you have caught your breath.
  • Keep social distance at all times.
  • Pick up your bottled water enjoy it on the way to your vehicle. Do not hang out at the finish.
  • There will be no awards ceremony. Awards will be available for pick up at Shelburne Athletic Club or mailed to the first, second and third place male and female finishers of the 5K, 10K and the half marathon.
  • Age group winners may either pick up a commemorative Age Group Winner pint glass at Shelburne Athletic Club once final race results have been posted online or at least 2 hours after the race finish (whichever comes last), OR they may opt to have a $10 coupon sent to them for a future race. Please note that SAC closes at 1 pm on Saturdays and glasses must be picked up by Sunday, September 20. Coupons will be emailed to those who have not picked up their glass by this date.
  • We request that you have your friends and family follow you on RaceJoy – an app that lets your fans send you cheers along the way. You and your fans will also receive progress alerts and important messages from our race director during the race.
  • Spectators who are at the race will be required to wear a mask at all times and practice social distancing at all times.
  • No congregating at the start or finish line will be allowed.

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