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The Automaster Shelburne 5K/10K & Half Marathon

Sun May 5, 2024 Shelburne, VT 05482 US Directions


5K Run/Walk

9:00AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT

10K Run

9:00AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT

Half Marathon

8:00AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT


166 Athletic Drive
Shelburne, VT US 05482


Join us for our 4th annual Shelburne 5K/10K & Half Marathon. For half marathoners leaving Shelburne Field House, you'll run south past the Shelburne Museum, Meach Cove, vineyards, an orchard, and through some gorgeous countryside before heading back north through Meach Cove, past Shelburne Farms and back to the Field House along the historic Ti Trail. This is a somewhat hilly course, but there are no killer up-hills to conquer. The course is almost entirely on quiet back country roads, with the exception of a very short portion on Route 7 where you will be protected on the sidewalk. You will love this course!

The 5K/10K portion of this race will be an out-and-back along Harbor Road. The 5K is relatively flat. The 10K has one good hill, which you are welcomed to walk up if necessary. It is steep, but fairly short.

Start Times

8:00 AM - Start of the Half Marathon
9:00 AM - Start of the 5K & 10K

Time Limits

This race will be limited to 3-1/2 hours. The race will end at 11:30 AM regardless of distance. If you are out on the course after the time limit has passed, you will be running at your own risk because police officers and other staff/volunteers may not be available on the course. If you expect to need more time, please email

Refund Policy

Should this race get cancelled due to extreme weather or by order of the governor or other government official, you will have the option to either defer your registration to the following year's Shelburne 5K/10K & Half Marathon or transfer to another race of equal or lesser value. We do not offer refunds for unattended races regardless of who cancels the race, and transfers/deferrals will only be offered in the event that this race is cancelled.

Pre-Race & Race Day Check In

Race bibs and t-shirts will be available at Fleet Feet, 77 Pearl Street, Essex Junction, Vermont on Saturday, May 4th from noon to 4 pm for those who would like to pick up their packet early. You are welcome to pick up a friend's race packet as long as they've already signed the waiver. Racers will receive a 15% in-store discount when picking up their race packets. Those who pick up their packets on Saturday do not need to check in on race day, but they should arrive 20 minutes prior to race start to be sure to hear pre-race announcements. Note: If you are entering the address into your mapping app for PRE-RACE pickup, be sure to use Essex Junction, VT; NOT Essex, VT.

Race-day check in will be held on Sunday, May 5th at Shelburne Field House from 7:00 - 7:50 am for half marathon runners and 8:00 - 8:45 am for 5K and 10K runners.


General Race Rules

It is every racer’s responsibility to familiarize themselves with our Racer Rules. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach to us at

  • Parking may be offsite for an event. We recommend you bring a backpack to carry your personal belongings. is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
  • Please be on time and arrive no later than 10 minutes before the close of registration/check-in.
  • If you decide to use a music device or cell phone while running, please keep your volume low enough that you can hear traffic coming your way and our volunteers and/or timing team should they need to get your attention.
  • no longer allows baby joggers. We apologize for the inconvenience, but given that this race is run on roads that will not be closed to traffic, we do not want to jeopardize the safety of our runners, their children, or drivers. We appreciate your understanding.
  • Racers must be courteous to other racers, volunteers, race officials, spectators at ALL times. Unsportsmanlike behavior will result in disqualification.
  • You will be running against traffic where instructed.
  • Do not run more than 2 abreast. Running down the middle of the road (or the middle of either lane) is strictly forbidden as the roads continue to be open to traffic.
  • All athletes must clearly display their bib #’s on the front of their body (not on the leg) throughout the race. Do not crumple your bib as this could cause damage to your timing chip which may result in the timing system missing you when you cross the start or finish line.

Race Maps

Click on the following to see the course map for your race.



Half Marathon - please note that you will be running against traffic everywhere except for Harbor Road between Athletic Drive and Route 7, Shelburne Road, and Bay Road (from the corner near Shelburne Farms to the entrance of the Ti Trail) where you will run with traffic.

Water/Hydration Stations

There will be water/hydration stations at 3 locations along the course.

They will be located at:

Mile 3.4
Mile 6.8
Mile 9.9

Plain water and UnTapped Mapleaid Hydration will be available in cups at these stations. 


Parking is on a first come first served basis at Shelburne Field House. Overflow parking is available at the Shelburne Train Station and the Shelburne Community School which are both located on Harbor Road not too far from the Field House. Please be extremely cautious and respectful of runners on the road as well as members of the Shelburne Athletic Club who will be coming and going.


10:30 am - Awards ceremony for 5k/10k and Half Marathon followed by raffle.

1st, 2nd and 3rd place male, female and non binary overall will receive a prize. They will win one of the from Shelburne Vineyard or cheese from Dakin Farm or maple syrup from Dakin Farm.  These winners will be exempt from age group awards.

1st place in each 5-year age group will win an "Age Group Winner" pint glass. 

Post Race Raffle offers a raffle of prizes generously donated by our sponsors at every race.  Prize winners will be randomly drawn from all checked in racers.  Our raffle happens immediately after our awards ceremony.  

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