On July 12, 2018

Race to the Peak draws toughest 5k racers for an uphill battle

Saturday, July 14, 9 a.m.—KILLINGTON—Join Killington Boot Camp for its fourth annual Race to the Peak, Saturday, July 14 with a 9 a.m. start time. Organizers have dubbed it “The hardest 5K you’ll ever run.”

The race starts from Snowshed Base Lodge at Killington Resort. Participants will run or hike to the peak of Killington Mountain. It’s all uphill.

Check-in and day-of registration will be open at 8 a.m. behind Snowshed Lodge. Bib number and racer bag pick-up will be available Friday, July 13 from 5-7 p.m. at The Lookout, 2910 Killington Road.

The top five men and women will receive choice prizes. All age group winners will receive a prize. All participants will be entered into a raffle for special prizes, including Spartan Race entries.

In 2017, William Wheeler, a 37-year-old male, won the race with a time of 33:49. Second place went to Chris Palko, a 30-year-old male, with a time of 37:49. In third was Kristina Suddard, a 33-year-old female, with a time of 39:59.

Register for the race in advance at killingtonbootcamp.com.

Photo courtesy of Killington Boot Camp
Heading up the mountains of Killington Resort, this Race to the Peak participant isn’t out of the weeds yet.

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