On July 16, 2015

Goshen Gallop XXXVII –— It’s been called the “Toughest 10K in New England”

Submitted

Runners take off for the trails at the start of a 10K at Blueberry Hill Inn.

GOSHEN — Traveling from all over New England, the Mid-Atlantic and Canada there will be much anticipation in the air as this year’s pack of contenders line up for the start of the Goshen Gallop 10K race at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 18.

The rugged course takes the runner on the dirt and gravel roads of Goshen and onto a packed soil surface up to elevations between 1,800- and 2,100-feet above sea level following the Nordic cross-country ski trails of Blueberry Hill Inn, set in the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area of the Green Mountain National Forest. It’s an exciting and challenging event that welcomes runners of all abilities.

And it’s not just a race, but a great party, too. For over 35 years the philosophy of the Goshen Gallop has been to stress the fun of the event by including great music, fantastic food and celebrated friendships.

This year doesn’t stop short of having a good time complete with music to dance to and a delicious barbecue picnic held after the race—and bring swim suits for a dip in the pond!

Registration fees include entry into the 5K or 10K race, a goodie bag, and the barbecue meal. Tickets for the barbecue are also available for spectators.

Blueberry Hill Inn is located at 1245 Goshen-Ripton Road, Goshen.

For more info,visit www.blueberryhillinn.com.

Do you want to submit feedback to the editor?

Send Us An Email!

Related Posts

Wellness Revolution Rutland welcomes women to join the August session

July 17, 2024
Biking program builds health, empowerment, and community  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (Blue Cross VT) and Terry Bicycles are welcoming the return of the Wellness Revolution Cycling Program in Rutland for the 2024 season. This free program serves those who identify as women to help them break through barriers that keep them from getting…

Velomont trail network expands

July 12, 2024
The first completed multi-day segment of the Velomont Trail,a 38-mile loop in Rochester and Pittsfield is complete By Katy Savage For Angus McCusker, a vision he had eight years ago is coming true. His plan to build a 485-mile mountain bike trail, extending from the top of the state to the bottom, broke ground in Rochester…

Is Vermont the ‘Moab of the East?’

July 11, 2024
It’s hard to believe that in just a few short years Vermont is now considered among the top mountain bike destinations in the U.S. The Green Mountain State now sits on countless “must ride” destination lists alongside Sedona, Arizona,  Fruita, Colorado and yes, the true “Mecca” of riding, Moab, Utah. While mountain biking has evolved (with…

Popularity: ridership, trail use, local chapters expand

July 11, 2024
By Polly Mikula Mountain biking in Vermont is now the state’s fastest-growing form of outdoor recreation, according to the Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA) a nonprofit that provides advocacy, education, and community-driven stewardship statewide and to local chapters.  “The growth of the sport has been exponential in the past — call it five years,” Mark…