The Mad Marathon and Mad Half courses have been designed to enhance the rural and unique setting of the Mad River Valley along with highlighting the exceptional Vermont farmlands. Winding through 26.2 miles of brilliant landscapes with panoramic views of the Green Mountains, the runners are mesmerized by their surroundings and fascinated by the working homesteads, vast acres of summer corn, barnyard animals, curious cows along with majestic horses. The community will be hosting the aid stations with promises to entertain the athletes as they race to the Finish Line.
Located in the Waitsfield Village Center, the Mad River Green is the stage for the Finish Line. Along with the finish crew, food providers, photographers, medal greeters, medical and massage teams, a large crowd of supporters will create a festive community reception for the athletes as the voice of legendary television sports caster, Peter Graves, welcomes them home.