856 Hinton Hill Rd, Westmore, Orleans County, Vermont, United States

Start Date

05/20/2023

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Activities: Gravel grinder, 48 miles

Join us for the 2nd annual Black Fly Bike or Run!

The black flies are out and they're hungry. Run or Bike your tail off before you get bit!

 

About Race:

Come join us at this ideallic location for the first ever Black Fly gravel grinder!  With free camping available all weekend, this is an event to bring the entire family.  We have a really sweet course set up for you with smiles around every corner.  Finish to cheers and beers from Red Barn Brewery.  After refueling your body with delcious food you will be able to kick back listen to some music and connect with friends old and new! 

What to expect:

  • Community
  • FREE Camping ALL weekend
  • Kingdom Coffee Black Fly Buzz special release coffee to start the engine.
  • Singletrack Coffee
  • Inclusive environment & venue
  • Classic Vermont groad
  • Mountain Ops Tech station
  • Stocked feed zones (local maple syrup shots & Flow Formulas)
  • Marked Course (GPS still recommended)
  • Vermont-style post-race meal
  • Homemade pies and cookies
  • 1st beer is on us from Red Barn Brewery
  • Music & post-event Barn Dance
  • Top 3 take home Vermont Black Dirt Farm compost
  • Raffle
  • Runners Register Here!

The course:

This is as good as it gets folks!  48 miles of incredible landscape with epic views of area lakes & farmlands.  A gravel bike is recommended for faster times, however a hardtail mountain bike with skinny tires would do!

  • Classic Northeast Kingdom
  • Two pavé sectors (class IV)
  • Tasty VT gravel
  • Couple of smooth paved connects
  • EPIC views
  • All the best lakes
  • Uphill start & finish :-)

Come out and play!

 

Lodging:

Included in registration you will have access to incredible camping on Friday and Sarturday right at the event location.  Other options for lodging close to venue would be local air B&B's, and Burke mtn resort.  In St.Johnsbury, VT there would be cheaper hotel options and this is only 35 minutes south of the event location.

After party Barn Dance:  

After the event we will have a local food truck to fill your belly and reenergize you for a proper barn dance happening from 6-9pm!  This is included in your entry fee, otherwise all others can register here (kids free) !! We will have a local band playing in the beuatiful rustic barn which is part of this incredible venue! 

See you there !!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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