Two records set in Vermont Sun road races

SALISBURY — Most of the 220 runners that entered the Vermont Sun half marathon, 5K and 10K showed up to race Sunday, despite the steady rain that fell during the entire event. It was well worth the effort for most runners as the races, held at Branbury State Park on Lake Dunmore in Salisbury, yielded two records. ADDISON’S MICAELA YOUNG, who set a Vermont Sun Series record in the half marathon last year, is shown here finishing up Sunday’s Vermont Sun 10K in a record 40:48.Pat Hendrick Photography In 2021, … (read more)

Vermont Sun hosts 37th triathlon series this summer

The Vermont Sun 5K, 10K and Half Marathon will be held Sunday, May 15, at Branbury State Park on Lake Dunmore in Salisbury. The series continues with three Triathlon dates.

Vermont Sun Triathlons draw record 380 entries

SALISBURY — The final two Vermont Sun Triathlons of the summer were contested on Sunday at Branbury State Park and drew a record crowd of 380 participants.They signed up for one of two events: a Sprint Triathlon of a 600-yard swim, 13-mile bike ride and 3 … (read more)

Russel and Sweeney win rainy Vermont Sun Triathlon

SALIBURY — After winning the June Vermont Sun Triathlon, Tim Russel, 32, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., returned on Sunday to make it two for two in 1:02.08. His closest rival in Sunday’s men’s sprint triathlon was Burlington’s Sean McLoughlin, 50, who finish … (read more)

Hundreds hit roads, water for triathlons

SALISBURY — If the two triathlons held Saturday in and around Lake Dunmore are any indication, the summer racing season is back in a big way.Race founder and director Steve Hare was pleased with the day, which saw nearly 250 triathletes from as far away a … (read more)

Vermont Sun road races draw a record field

SALISBURY — At the season kick-off to the Vt. Sun Run and Triathlon Series around Lake Dunmore this past Sunday morning, Michaela Young of Addison set a new half marathon course record of 1:30:35. Her time was more than 13 minutes ahead of her closest riv … (read more)

Vt. Sun Run & Triathlon Series begins May 16

SALISBURY — The 2021 Vermont Sun Half Marathon, with 5- and 10-kilometer runs, kicks off the 36th season series Sunday, May 16, at 9 a.m. at Branbury State Park. Online entries close at midnight, Wednesday, May 12. Space permitting, race day entries will … (read more)

Vermont Sun triathlons canceled

MIDDLEBURY — Despite high hopes and lots of planning, Vermont Sun has canceled its summer triathlon and half marathon series for this year. The announcement was made by Vermont Sun owner and race organizer Steve Hare in a letter this past Thursday.  “We h … (read more)

Triathletes battle for state titles at Branbury

SALISBURY — Roth Bernstein of Burlington and Julia Schofield of Charlotte were the winners on Sunday of the Vermont State Triathlon Championships, hosted by Vermont Sun Fitness at Branbury State Park on Sunday. Conditions for the race were almost perfect … (read more)