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The CBHM 2014 SOLD OUT in 14 minutes. 

24th Annual CBHM Sunday June 7, 2015 8:15 AM

Registration Opens Tuesday December 9, 2014 7 PM EST

If the Race Sells Out: Please check our Charities Page for other race spots. 


Thanks Ryan

The Covered Bridges Half Marathon was first run in 1992. Race founder David Chioffi and a group of community members got together to create a half marathon along some of the best running routes around Woodstock, Vermont. The course they designed was unique because of the four covered bridges along the way, two of which the runners ran through. After building a mailing list of over 4,000 names, the race had nearly 400 runners in the first year.

Like many races, the course was adjusted several times in the first few years to address traffic and parking concerns, as well as the growing popularity of the race. The current course has been in place since 1997. The popularity of the race has continued to rise, reaching 2,900 registrants in 2001. The race was scaled back in 2002 to 2,000 registrants in order to maintain the small feel of the race and in response to reduced parking capacity. The race has grown very slowly to the present cap of 2,300 runners.  The on-line registration fills quickly each year, usually in a few minutes from the time that it “goes live.” 

The race is organized by a completely volunteer staff, under the corporate umbrella of CBHM, Inc., a non-profit corporation formed specifically to organize running events and donate the proceeds to charity. The race donates more than $35,000 each year to local non-profit groups focused on youth activities and youth sports in the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire.   In recent years,  groups have used the race to inspire volunteers to seek pledges for their respective causes, raising as much as $130,000.  The race committee has consciously limited the number of spots allocated to such efforts to maintain the feel and focus of the race itself.  The Board of Directors of CBHM, Inc. include the race directors and representatives from the local area. Over 500 volunteers help make the race happen on race day, with many of the volunteers now in their 20th year at their posts.

To contact us, email the Race Director at CBHM Race Director


CBHM, Inc.

P.O. Box 722
Woodstock, VT 05091

Phone Number: We do not have one available, but we are very good about returning e-mail.

24th Annual CBHM Sunday June 7, 2015 8:15 AM

Registration Opens TuesdayDecember 9, 2014 7 PM EST

 Mike, Bill and the Race Committee

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