The World’s Most Beautiful Marathon!
Take it easy or take it tough...we have a race for every runner at any level.
The Fourth Annual Mad Marathon, Mad Half and relays are scheduled for
July 6, 2014 in the gorgeous Mad River Valley, located in Central Vermont.
You will be running through this extraordinary rural community on back and
dirt roads, with breathtaking views of the Green Mountains, challenging rolling
farmlands with tough climbs and descents, quaint villages, historic barns, covered
bridges and fields of our famous Vermont cows!
Our new presenting sponsor, Lenny's Shoe & Apparel has launched
an "All About Shoes" campaign and will be giving away a $100 gift certificate
toward a pair of running shoes twice a month to registering runners now through race day.
Check out this new giveaway.
Comments from Mad Runners:
"What a great event. Low key, easy to get to, VERY well organized, plenty of aid stations
and volunteers and the Vermont charm! " CG from Bethlehem, PA
"Beautiful Challenging Race" DG from Cranston, RI
"Amazing Small Town Race" JC from Essex Jct, VT
"Great New England Run" AS from Houston, TX
"A Jewel of a Discovery" MC from Albany, NY
"Amazing Fun" MN from Philadelphia, PA
"Cool Town! Beautiful Mountains!" LS from Fallston, MD
"Good People, Great Scenary, Extremely Challenging" NF from Connecticut
The Mad River Valley is the winter home of Sugarbush and Mad River Glen
ski areas, and the summer offers a host of sport opportunities in golf,
biking, kayaking, canoeing, fly fishing and of course, running
in a pristine natural setting.
The marathon course is certified and sanctioned by the US Track & Field.
Our certification number is VT11012RF and therfore a Boston Marathon qualifier.
Walkers are more than welcome for
the Mad Half and there is a category for Mad Half Walkers..
Thank you all for your amazing support of this exciting "World's Most Beautiful Marathon".
All About Shoes Raffle: Our early April raffle winner is Kathleen Step from Ann Arbor, MI. This is possible because of our partner Lenny's Shoe & Apparel and Brad has received a $100 shoe gift certificate from Lennys.