Great Race XXXV

Event Date

Sun, Jul 6, 2014


St. Albans, VT

About This Activity

The 35th Annual Great Race – Triathlon/Duathlon

Sponsored by Fairpoint Communications

Sunday, July 6, 10:00 am - St. Albans Bay, VT

Franklin County’s legendary run-bike-paddle triathalon is a friendly competition, held in conjunction with Bay Day, over the July 4th holiday weekend. Run 3 miles, bike 12 miles, and paddle 3 miles in and around the beautiful shores of Vermont’s Lake Champlain, and then enjoy live music, food and sunshine! All athletes are welcome: first time racers, teams, iron men, iron women, duathalon teams (run + bike), families and kids!

Register online or contact the Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce Office to receive a paper registration in the mail.

Event schedule and times

Race Packet Instructions

Race packets may be picked up at the Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce Office, 2 No. Main Street, St. Albans, VT. Packets will be available:

Thursday, July 3rd between 10:00 am and 7:00 pm


Saturday, July 5th between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Race Day packets can be picked up at the entrance to St. Albans Bay Park between 7:10 and 8:55 am.

Schedule of Race Day Events

(9:40 am) - Race instructions will be announced at the St. Albans Bay traffice circle for 1 + 2 person teams.

(9:50 am) - Road into the St. Albans Bay Park, between The Bay Store and Black Bridge, will be closed until 11:30 am.

(10:00 am) - RACE BEGINS

(12:30 pm) - Awards Celebration at St. Albans Bay Park. Must be present to receive your award.

Other Activities

Mechanics from White's Green Mountain Bikes (524-4496) will be on hand at the Bay Park beginning at 8:00 am on race day.

Non-denominational Church Service conducted in the Gazebo near the horse shoe pits ay 8:00 am - All are welcome.

Directions to St. Albans Bay Park:

Take Exit 19 off Interstate 89. Follow signs to Route 7.

Take a right onto Route 7 North (Main Street).

Travel approximately 1/2 mile to second set of traffic lights.

Take a left onto Route 36 West (Lake Street).

Stay on Lake Street for approximately 3 miles to St. Albans Bay Park.


Call The Franklin County Reginal Chamber of Commerce at (802) 524-2444 or e-mail

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