General Information

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The 35th Annual Craftsbury Marathon
January 30, 2016

Note: The course will be a 12.5k loop starting and finishing at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center Ski Stadium.

Join us for the largest nordic ski event in the east! Come challenge yourself Saturday, January 30th, skiing either 25 or 50k on some of the most scenic ski terrain in New England with up to 1000 competitors of all ages.

Whether you choose to compete or to volunteer, we believe you'll find that the marathon is an event with something for everyone! Hope you'll join us!

Important Dates for the Marathon

  • Saturday, Nov. 1 - Online registration opens. Prices increase as the race draws closer. Register at
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27 - Online Registration Closes for Marathon.
  • Saturday, Jan. 30 - 35th Annual Craftsbury Marathon, 25k/50k Classic Race. Post-race meal, and awards.


The Craftsbury Marathon offers participants a number of ways to enjoy some of the best skiing in the east:


The 50k or 25k race offers competitors a mass start, timed challenge over a beautiful, PistenBully groomed course. Feed stations dot the route every 4 to 7 kilometers. After the finish, all participants are treated to a hearty post race meal and awards.

The top racer in each 5 year age/gender/distance class is awarded a locally handcrafted pottery bowl. Special pins will be awarded to all skiers finishing within 25% of their age class winners.


Volunteering offers a unique way to experience the marathon. Volunteers can net a variety of benefits including lunches, donations to your favorite non-profits and more. Keep watching the website as we finalize details.