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The Allen Clark Memorial Hill Climb — the annual grunt-fest that has fast become a rite of cycling passage in the Mad River Valley — is a grueling time trial that rises 1,600 vertical feet in 6.2 miles, from the intersection of Routes 100 and 17 to the top of Appalachian Gap.
Start — 10 AM, Stark Mountain Bike Works, Route 100 & Route 17, Waitsfield, VT
Finish — Top of Appalachian Gap
Best Times — Medals awarded to the top three men and women in age categories. Post-race shwag raffle.
New Records — A special prize of $100 cash will be awarded to any man or woman who can set a new course record. Current records: Phil Mason — 23:11.43, Marti Shea — 26:47.30.
Combined Events — Trophies will be awarded to the man and woman with the best combined times for the bike race and Saturday’s Stark Mountain Hill Climb footrace.