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The Batten Kill Valley Runners presents a beautiful non-competitive four mile run or walk through the park and downtown Manchester with an optional  1-kilometer kids fun run on loop contained within the park.

Date:  TBD

Time:  9:00 AM

            Kid's Fun Run at 10:00

Location:  Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park, Route 30/Bonnet Street, Manchester VT

Individual - $20 (until June 30); $25 after June 30

Family - $60 (until June 30); $75 after June 30

(Includes entry for up to four family members)

1 Kilometer Fun Run - $5 (does not include t-shirt)

T-shirts available to the first 120 registrants

Race Info

  • Top 3 male/female under 50

  • Top 3 male/female over 50

  • July 4th giveaway to all Fun Run participants


The 4-mile course is a closed loop course that starts at the Dana L. Thomson Memorial Park in Manchester Center, Vermont.  The course exits the park via the walking path to Hunter Park and follows sidewalks through downtown Manchester and back on the path at the Manchester Elementary Middle School. 

To see a map of the course, click here.

About our Beneficiary

The Second Chance Animal Shelter is dedicated to providing compassionate shelter and adoption services for the animals in our care.  Learn more about the work they do at their website.

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