Winner of Vermont Sports’ 2014 Black Diamond Award

Thank You Vermont Sports readers for voting the CircumBurke as the Best Mountain Bike Race/Tour in Vermont.

The CircumBurke is an epic MOUNTAIN RUN and MTB CHALLENGE  around Burke Mountain through a rarely visited corner of the Northeast Kingdom. It was recently voted Best Mountain Bike Race / Tour in Vermont by the readers of Vermont Sports

MTB Challenge:  26 miles circuit  3000+ ft. elevation gain.
(Mens, Womens, Singlespeed and Fat Bike Categories available)
Mountain Run & C’ Burke Lite MTB: 18 miles, 2000+ ft of elev. gain.
Endurance MTB: two laps of the circuit for 52 miles.
Enduro BIKE: Strava yourself  on smartphone or GPS for this,

FOOD STATIONS: Every 4-6 miles, water, carbs, fruit  & refreshments.
MEAL: Post-race hot food for all survivors @ Belmont Stock Farm
PRIZES:  Swag Raffle and C’ Burke glass for all.
RESULTS; Unofficial times and finish order posted online afterwards.
REGISTER EARLY! @ BikeReg Before 9/30 – $45. Before 10/24 Noon.. $55. or On-Site (from 7:30 to 9:00 AM)…..$65.

ORGANIZERS: Conservation Collaboratives, Kingdom Trails, and the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce.

NO CANINE Accompaniment; for safety & landowner concerns.

KINGDOM TRAILS, a world class multiple-use trail system in Northeast VT.   Recently voted BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL NETWORK in North America by BIKE MAGAZINE in their annual Reader’s Poll, KT was also the Editor’s Choice in the 2011 Yankee Magazine Travel Guide to New England. Professional trail builders, safety and support staff as a well as the landowner hosts make the trail network possible. The trails system supports mountain biking, trail running, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and winter biking.

*Exact distance pending course finalization.

CLEAN WATER CARBON OFFSETS: Driving to events like the CircumBurke inevitably results in carbon dioxide emissions, which undermine the forests we enjoy. To offset this damage,  competitors are offered the option to buy a $2 carbon offset through the ClearWater Carbon Fund.   By planting trees in riverbanks and their buffer areas in VERMONT, the Fund not only sequesters and stores carbon dioxide and generates a certified carbon offset, but also protects our rivers and streams.  One way to slow down our destruction of the planet.

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