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On Your Marks and Get Set For the 2017 Mad Marathon!

June 10, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

2017 Mad MarathonThe World’s Most Beautiful Marathon is gaining on us! The 2017 Mad Marathon is scheduled for July 9th. Don’t let it pass you by. Take advantage of our Mad Marathon Lodging Special and save!

Vermont’s annual Mad Marathon takes runners through 26.2 miles of some of the Central Vermont’s most scenic back country roads. The race is certified and sanctioned by US Track & Field and a Boston Marathon qualifier.

The Mad Marathon includes a number of related events. Beyond the big race, there is the Mad Half. This race follows much the same course as the full marathon but is only 13.1 miles long. Relay Teams also compete in the Mad Marathon and the Mad Half.

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Don’t Walk, Run to the 4th Annual Mad Marathon

June 20, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

4th Annual Mad Marathon in Vermont's Mad River ValleyThe 4th annual Mad Marathon, Mad Half, and Relays are scheduled for July 6th, 2014 – and you’d be hard pressed to ask for a more breathtaking course than Vermont’s Mad River Valley – that’s why they call it “The World’s Most Beautiful Marathon!”

The Mad Marathon and associated events occur along rural Mad River Valley roads with stunning vistas of the Green Mountains, rolling farm land and fields dotted with cows, rustic barns, quiet villages, and, of course, Vermont’s historic covered bridges.

With three different events, runners have the opportunity to choose a race that suits their level of ability. The Mad Marathon course is 26.2 miles long and the Mad Half is, as the name suggests, half that at 13.1 miles long.

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