Spring into Health 5K
The tenth annual Grace Cottage Spring into Health 5K will take place Saturday, May 11, starting at 8:30 a.m. on the Townshend Common. Leading the pack this year is 1968 Boston Marathon champ Amby Burfoot. He was long-time editor of Runner’s World magazine and has authored several books on running. The event will be professionally-timed for competitors, but is open to all to run or walk. The course is 3.1 miles of mainly flat, paved road. Healthy snacks and water will be provided. Free T-shirts go to the first 100 to register. After the run, there will be awards, raffles and a free Fun Run for kids six and under. Runners, walkers or strollers can register online for just $15 at gracecottage.org/events. Event day registration, $20, takes place between 7:45 and 8:15. The event will be held rain or shine. For details, call 802-365-9109.