Events

Rasputitsa Bike Race
Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Rasputitsa is a unique 45 mile unsanctioned gravel road race with a challenging section we call Cyberia.  This section almost 1 mile in length turns this race into a real competition of strength and endurance.
What happens in this forested section is legendary and tales of Yeti and Unicorn sightings and maple syrup shots are told and re-told.

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Green up Day
Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Bags will be available at the Town Clerks Office.
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Hazardous Waste Day
Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

From 9 am – 1pm at the Recycling Center/Town Garage
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Relay For Life
Saturday/Sunday, June 17-18, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 AM
Location: North Country Union High School
Register today for Relay For Life of The Northeast Kingdom at
www.relayforlife.org/northeastkingdomvt

Please register as a survivor, caregiver, participant or you may register a Team.
Theme is Country Western
Funds raised go to support American Cancer Society Free Resources such as Hope Lodge, Road To Recovery and scientific research.
Contact: Leslye.kenney@ cancer.org with questions
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Derby Line Community Day
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Baxter Park, Main Street/Elm St, Derby Line  

Entertainment & Activities for all  
Fireworks at Dusk !
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2017 Kingdom Games Schedule of Events

 RUN THE KINGDOM
The Dandelion Run – Saturday, May 20, 2017 – Half  Marathon and 10 K – Solo and Relay – Run and Walk – BIKE IT IF YOU WANT.
Freedom Run – Monday, July 4, 2017 – 10 Mile, 10 K, 5 K and 1 Mile
Kingdom Marathon – October 8, 2017 – Run, Bike or Hike – Solo and Relay – 26.2 Miles + 17 and 13
Halloween Hustle – Saturday, October 28, 2017– 10 K, 5 K, and 1 Mile Costume Run and Walk

TOUR DE KINGDOM
June Tour – June 9 to June 11, 2017 – One to five days of supported rides
Fall Foliage Tour – September 22 – 24, 2017 – One to five days of supported rides during the height of fall foliage
Double Century Gran Fondo – September                            Back to Back Centuries.
Fly to Pie – Kingdom Marathon – October 8, 2017 – Doin the Dirt – 13 mile, 26 mile, 43 mile dirt road bike for all ages.

SWIM THE KINGDOM
March 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2017 – Third Annual Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival
25, 50, 100, and 200 meter swims in a two lane 25 meter pool, cut in the ice out by The EastSide Restaurant, in Newport, Vermont.
July 1st, 2017:  Son of a Swim  2, 4,and 6 mile swims in Lake Memphremagog.
July 15, 2017Georgeville or Bust – A 15 mile, international swim between Newport, Vermont and Georgeville, Quebec
July 19, 2017In Search of Memphre – Swim the 25 mile length of the lake between Newport, VT and Magog, QC.
July 29 (or 30), 2017 –  Ninth Annual Kingdom Swim – 25 km, Border Buster, 10 mile, 6.2 mile, 3.1 mile, 1 mile swims for adults and youth, plus ¼ mile and 100 yard swims for youth.   World 10 Mile Open Water Championship sanctioned by the World Open Water Swimming Association.
Swim the Kingdom Week – August 11-20, 2017 – 8 Lakes – 9 days – 45 Mile – 4 Marathon (swim one or all eight)
August 12, 2017 – Crystal Swim – Swim to the cliffs, hang a right, swim to Moose Rock, cross the lake to the railroad tracks, head north back to Crystal State Beach. 5 miles +/- in a spring-fed marvel.
August 13, 2017 – Island Pond Swim – From the Public Dock, swim around the island, across the lake and back.
August 14, 2017 – Echo Lake Swim – Swim the perimeter once for 6 K or twice for 12 K.
August 15, 2017 – Lake Seymour – Enter at the state beach on Route 111, swim to Wolf Point, then on to the dam across the lake, back to the beach. 6.2 miles
August 16, 2017– Lake Massawippi – Ayers Cliff, QC –  Meet the Mayor and swim the length of the lake between Ayer’s Cliff and North Hatley (9 miles +/-) Or swim to Blueberry Point and return.
August 17 2016– Lake Memphremagog – From The Clubhous around Bell and Black Islands, to The Slash (the border) at Province Island, east for a mile right along the international border to Eagle Point, past Cove Island on your way back to The Clubhous (6.2 miles)
August 19, 2017 – Seventh Annual Willoughby Swim – A no-nonsense, 5 mile swim on one of the most majestic and pristine, glacially carved lakes in the Americas.
August 20, 2017 – Caspian Swim – 3 miles to Bathtub Rock and back or 1.5 miles to The Rock
September 11 or 12, 2017 – In Search of Memphre VII – An epic 25 mile, “expeditionary” swim the length of Lake Memphremagog between Newport, VT and Magog, QC.
October 28, 2017 – Vampire Swim – Newport —  A 25 to 100 meter cold water swim as part of an international blood drive by open water swimmers.  

Kingdom Kayak – July 28, 2017– 10 mile expedition
Memphremagog Pond Hockey – Newport, Vermont – February 4-5, 2017 
Memphremagog Ice Skating Festival — Speed Skating and Nordic Skating – February 18 – 20, 2017