Race Series WEEKLY2023-03-08T16:38:07-05:00


2023 Weekly Race Series

Join us this year and be a part of the longest running Weekly Race Series in the country! The weekly races at Catamount have a strong history in the community and offer a fun and relaxing atmosphere for everyone. Whether you are new to racing, or a seasoned competitor, you won’t want to miss the races at Catamount! As in prior years, we will host Tuesday evening Trail running series and Wednesday evening MTB series from May through September. The weekly in-person races will begin at 6:00pm sharp.  Please see the Race Series FAQ’s and Race Course Descriptions below for full details.  

First In-Person Races are anticipated to be May 16 & 17 of 2023

Current Race Course:

Coming soon


2023 Weekly Race Series Rates:

In-Person Series

  • Adult MTB or Trail Running Series $135
  • Adult Both Series $210
  • Youth MTB or Trail Running Series $85
  • Youth Both Series $135
  • Family MTB or Trail Running Series $210
  • Family Both Series $360

Virtual Race Series

  • Adult MTB or Trail Running Series $80
  • Adult Both Series $135
  • Youth MTB or Trail Running Series $55
  • Youth Both Series $85
  • Family MTB or Trail Running Series $155
  • Family Both Series $235

Choice of Both In-Person and Virtual Series

  • Adult MTB or Trail Running Series $160
  • Adult Both Series $235
  • Youth MTB or Trail Running Series $110
  • Youth Both Series $160
  • Family MTB or Trail Running Series $260
  • Family Both Series $410
Please note that the choice option cost more than the in-person and virtual options because our staff need to do twice the amount of back end data management and communication with this format.

Registration options for 2023

Register for the full 16 weeks of the MTB series or all 18 weeks of the Trail Running series below! This is a great option for folks who know they will make it to 8 or more races throughout the season.

A single race night entry is available for advanced purchase on BikeReg & RunReg by searching “Catamount.”

Folks can register for any race night in the series in advance this way. This option closes at 12:00pm on each race date.



Day of and in person registration is available at Catamount’s Hub between 3:00pm and 5:45pm each race night.

This option has a higher rate due to the fast turn around and staff time needed to support this registration option.



Check out our FAQ’s and Course Descriptions below for more information.

What race series options are available?2023-02-22T09:54:31-05:00

Adult, Youth, and Family options are available for each format. You can choose to enter the In-Person Series Only, Virtual Series Only, or choose the ‘Choice’ option for both formats!

What is the ‘Choice’ Option?2023-02-22T09:55:45-05:00

You can choose to race in-person or virtual each week! Since end of season awards are based on participation you never have to miss a week because of the inevitable, such as weather cancellations, illness, work, or family plans. Racing both virtual and in-person in one week with NOT double your participation points.

Is there night-of or single night entry options?2023-02-22T10:06:35-05:00

Yes, purchase online via RunReg or BikeReg before noon and save money on your entry!
In-person registration will be offered at the Hub for for non-series participants purchasing that evening’s race.  
In-person registration closes at 5:45pm sharp.

How do I get my race bib/plate number?2023-02-22T10:18:08-05:00

Everyone who has registered for the full race series will be given a racer packet and assigned a race number for the whole series.

For all single night race entries, please stop by the Hub to get your number before 5:45pm. If you arrive after 5:45pm, your number will ether be waiting at the Hub for you or with our Race Director. You will be issued a new number each week if you do multiple single night entires.

If you want to avoid potential lines on race night, you can stop at the Hub at Catamount, during business hours, to pick it up ahead of time.


What do I do if I lose my race number or forget it on race night?2023-02-22T10:20:00-05:00

Come to the Hub and/or email programs@catamountoutdoor.org to let us know.  We will give you new or temporary number to wear and update our timing system.  It is critical you use the correct race number for the timing system and race results.

People will not be allowed to race without a number as this negatively impacts our timing and results.

What days and times are the races?2023-02-22T10:12:25-05:00

Tuesday Trail Running start times are:

  • 6:00 Half Lap Cadet race
  • 6:15 5k (10k option will also start at this time on the 1st Tuesday of each month)

Wednesday MTB start times are:

  • 6:00 1 lap
  • 6:03 Half Lap Cadet
  • 6:05 Cubbies (5 yrs and under)
  • 6:15 2 lap
  • 6:27 4 lap
  • 6:30 3 lap
Will there be 10K trail runs this year?2023-02-22T10:13:20-05:00

Yes! We will run 10K races on the 1st Tuesdays of each month.

How will you let me know if you cancel a race due to weather?2023-02-22T10:20:39-05:00

COFC uses the National Weather Service Hourly Forecast to make weather related decisions. If the forecast is showing a 60% chance (or higher) for thunderstorms between 6:00-7:30pm, we will cancel the race for that evening. We will make cancellation decisions between 4pm and 5pm the day of the race, and will announce it on our Facebook page. 

Will you post race results?2023-02-22T10:21:35-05:00

Yes, we will post race results each week.  We are using a timing system called Webscorer, and in person results will be posted to a Catamount page at Webscorer.com.  Virtual and in person will have separate race results on the Catamount Race Series page.

What do I do if I spot an error in my race results?2023-02-22T10:22:02-05:00

Please contact programs@catamountoutdoor.org with any result correction requests. Please note that we will only change your results. If you notice an issue with another persons results, they must reach out to us directly. 

How do I earn my weekly attendance credit for year end awards?2023-02-22T10:09:56-05:00

Attendance credit is earned for both in-person and virtual races. You will NOT get 2x credit if you race in person and virtual. Make sure you see your name in the results posted each week and you will know that you received credit.  If you do not see your name in the results for a week you raced, email programs@catamountoutdoor.org

How does the Virtual Race format work?2023-02-22T09:56:40-05:00

As a virtual racer, you can choose the timing app that works best for you! Some of the more popular ones include: Strava, RunKeeper, Endomondo, GoogleFit and MapMyFitness.

  • If you purchase the Virtual Series or Choice, we will email you a Submission link for your virtual results
  • Each week we will announce the course late Sunday afternoon
  • Virtual racers choose when to complete the course that week
  • Virtual results must be entered by 9pm on Thursday
  • We will post results!

Interested in sponsoring our 2023 Weekly Race Series?
Find out more by emailing programs@catamountoutdoor.org

2022 Race Series Sponsors

The Race Courses (2023 courses coming soon)

The race course each week will be announced Sunday night at the top of this webpage and our socials. You may also check ‘The Hub’ in the parking lot where a sign of the course arrow is posted by the window. Runners can choose between a 2.5k Cadet course  or a 5k  (10k options on the first Tuesday of each month) for the season. Bikers can choose between a 2.5k Cadet lap or one to four 5k laps. * Distances are approximate and vary on each course, year to year.

Black Arrows on White

The 2022 version of the Black Arrows on White Squares Race Route. This rolling race course is designed to challenge every participant who tries it. Almost all of the single track on the grassy side is utilized making for technical climbing broken up with passing space on the grass roads. Each loop will be roughly 5k and the Cadet cutoff will exclude Lower Shovelhead, Gully Whomper, and Black bridge area. This route climbs 296 ft with a max elevation of 684 ft then descends -302 ft.

Trailforks Link

Red Arrows on Black

The 2022 Red Arrows on Black Squares race course is the race the course for speed and classic VT root sections. The race begins with grass and access road and then dips into the sandy pine forests of the Sandman’s area. Racers will enjoy the sandy single track and pea stone paths. If you do it right you’ll get a chance to experience Pure Bliss with a little mud and sweat. The course is a 3 mile moderately popular intermediate race route which climbs 186 ft with a max elevation of 587 ft then descends -196 ft.

Trailforks Link

Yellow Arrows on Green

The 2022 Yellow arrows on Green squares course starts with a quarter mile of crushed stone road and then quickly turns right onto Balsams and begins a climb up to the famous Catamount Lookout. This course will contain the most technical riding of our courses and is often the muddiest If conditions are favorable participants will traverse the whole hillside before lapping back by the venue field to finish or take another lap.

Trailforks Link

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