CircumBurke 2015 shots by Herb Swanson and other

Renowned pro photographer Herb Swanson has attended almost every CircumBurke. Thanks Herb! Photos of recent editions can be viewed and purchased on his SmugMug Site. We recommend you check these will probably find yourself somewhere in there:2015 Professional Photography by Herb Swanson 2014 Professional Photography by Herb Swanson 2013 Professional Photography by Herb Swanson 2012 […]

C’Burke Timing

More than 450 trail runners and mountain bikers from across New England converged on East Burke last Sunday for an autumn ritual of suffering and singletrack, known as the CircumBurke.  Congratulations and thanks to the athletes, volunteers and sponsors who made it happen, especially the Belmont Stock Farm and Kingdom Trails for hosting and to […]

Number Pick-Up & Same Day reg at Pub 10/24 5:30-8:30 pm

Technical Guide 2015 Final For those of you near East Burke, you can pick-up your numbers and glass at Burke Publick House in East Burke Village from 5:30 until 8:30 PM on Saturday (10/24).  Also, two minor tweaks to the Technical Guide: Raffle will be around 3:30 PM as it is a more realistic finishing time […]

CircumBurke 2015 Course Recon Report

CJ Scott of Kingdom Trails and I conducted official reconnaissance of the proposed C-Burke route this Monday. The loop is sweeter than I had realized because it offers so much singletrack (!) and every kind of trail type ranging from sweet KT trail with bridges, benches and some bermed turns to fresh homemade runs and tough […]

Burke Mountain Academy (BMA) works on Victory Hill sector

Yesterday,  a veritable battalion of BMA students and faculty performed trailwork on the Victory Hill trails.  The youngsters swept and remediated nearly 3/4 mile of new trail under the tutelage of CJ Scott of Kingdom Trails and Kraig Sourbeer of BMA. This year the entire school will be riding in the CircumBurke! How is that […]

The 6th Annual CircumBurke is a 26 or 20 mile trail run or mountain bike challenge held in memory of Vermont endurance biker, Dave Blumenthal, It was recently voted Best Mountain Bike Race/Ride by Vermont Sports readers. The Burke Area Chamber of Commerce, Kingdom Trail, Conservation Collaboratives and all of our volunteers and sponsors hope to see […]