Race Information

  Race Day Schedule  
B-tag number pickup from 9:00am until 10:30am.
Marathon start: 11:00am
5K start: 11:10am

  Directions    From I-89, take exit 10. Follow signs to Route 2. Take a left onto Route 2 east. Go through downtown Waterbury. Turn left on Park Row at the traffic light, go past the town green and RR station/Welcome Center, cross the RR tracks and go straight to Pilgrim 5.

  Volunteers    Without volunteers, it would not be possible to put on a race like Leaf Peepers. Course marshals, water stops, post-race food, and registration are just a few of the essential jobs being done by volunteers. Being involved with an event like this is a very rewarding and satisfying experience. If you would like to be a member of the Leaf Peepers 2015 team, please contact June Burr at jaburr@gmavt.net to sign up.

  Divisions    Male and female: 18 and under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over.

  Awards    Great local Vermont awards for first male and first female finishers and for each division, three deep. Special awards for Onion River Sports Queen and King of the Hill – the first woman and first man to the top of Perry Hill Road.

Awards will be based on gun time.

  T-shirts    The famous Leaf Peepers long-sleeve t-shirt is available for purchase for $5 when you register.

  Amenities    Post-race refreshments include KC bagels, Cabot cheese, Cold Hollow cider, Keurig Green Mountain coffee, Vermont Pure Spring Water, Champlain Orchards apples.

  Timing    Chip timing by Granite State Race Services. Photography by Cox Sports Photos.

  Water    Water stations approximately every two miles serving Vermont Pure Spring Water. Gatorade at the 6 and 9 mile water stop, compliments of RGS Energy.

  Facilities    Portolets at Pilgrim 5 start/finish area. Three portolets are also available around mile 7 at the ball field parking lot. No changing/showering facilities are available.

  Race Results    Full results, including gun and chip times, will be posted at www.coolrunning.com and www.cvrunners.org.

  Race Rules  

  • No baby strollers.
  • No unregistered runners.
  • No walkers.
  • No dogs.
  • Headphones are discouraged for safety reasons.

on Perry Hill…

  Race History   Read an article in the Waterbury Record about the history of Leaf Peepers and recent course changes.