The Shires of Vermont Marathon is a Running race in Bennington, Vermont consisting of a Marathon.
A classic point-to-point 26.2 mile marathon between southwestern Vermont's two shire towns, Bennington and Manchester, following secondary highways and dirt roads. The race begins at Bennington College, a small private liberal arts school, heads through the small town of North Bennington before entering into the back roads of Shaftsbury. The half-way point is at the Federated Church in East Arlington and then the route heads toward the Chiselville Covered Bridge and onto Sunderland Hill Road with spectacular views of mountains and meadows while protected by a canopy of trees. The course takes you through Manchester's back roads before emerging onto downtown Manchester. The course concludes with a runKeep Readingwww.bkvr.net View Course Map
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