42nd Annual Sap Run

Updated: Feb 1, 2020

Sunday April 26, 8:30AM

The 42nd Annual Sap Run will be held on Sunday, April 26th, 2020 during the Vermont Maple Festival. Start time: 8:30 am.

The Sap Run is an 8.5-mile road race from the Swanton Library (1 First Street) to St. Albans, VT. Join this annual rite of spring! Race starts in Swanton and finishes on Main Street in St. Albans across from Taylor Park.

All runners should plan to finish the race within a 2-hour time frame. Finish line breakdown will start at 10:30. Prizes will be awarded starting at 10:30 at the finish line.

Relay option! 1st leg - Swanton Library to Hand-off point at Chase Auto Sales (5.0 miles) 2nd leg - Hand- off point to the finish line (3.5 miles) - Each relay partner must register separately!

RESULTS AND PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED AT 10:30 am on Main Street in downtown St. Albans.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL! Results will be posted on this website, and in the St. Albans Messenger.

RACE START TIME: 8:30 AM ******Deadline to register online is 12:00 noon on 04/24/20.


After this date, PARTICIPANTS CAN REGISTER RACE DAY starting at 7:30 AM at the start location (Race Day registration fee is $40)

PACKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP starting Wednesday 4/22/20 at the Recreation Office - 39 Barlow Street - 2nd Floor during the following times:

Wed 4/22 9am–5pm

Thurs 4/23 9am-5pm

Fri 4/24 9 am – 4 pm

Sat 4/25 9 am - 10:30 am

and Race Day 4/26 at the registration site starting at 7:30 am at Swanton Public Library

Thank you to Swanton Public Library for supplying our start location! Thank you to Nate @ NMA Financial for supplying bananas, water, and bagels at the finish line! Thank you to Drummac Septic for supplying the Port O Lets. Thank you to Grand Avenue Enterprises for supplying the runner's bus to Swanton!

Take part in this years TRIPLE CROWN event for your chance at some amazing prizes! Triple Crown includes the Sap Run, Egg Run and Milk Run. Participants that run each race - The Sap Run, The Milk Run & The Egg Run (full race, not relay) will receive a Triple Crown T-Shirt and are eligible to be entered into a random drawing for 3 fabulous grand prizes. Info for The Egg and Milk Run will be available at the finish line at the Sap Run.

Previous Winners

Click this link to view the complete list of 2019 41th Annual Sap Run winners. Congratulations to all the runners!


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