Saturday, August 27, 2016:

2-3:30 pm:  Recon ride with Tim Johnson.  Come join Tim and many others on a casual 1.5 to 2 hour recon ride featuring the race start, VT pave sections 1 (Koppenberg) and 2 (depending on desired ride pace)!  Ride will have a pace moto and 4×4 support vehicles.  Free to all who show up.  Ride leaves at 2 pm from Suicide Six Ski Area located at 247 Stage Road, Pomfret, VT.

4-7 pm:   Number pick-up and day-of registration at Worthy Kitchen located at 442 E. Woodstock Road, Woodstock, VT 05091 (east side of Woodstock on Rt 4 east).  While you’re there, treat yourself to a local craft beer and some awesome pre-race dinner.

Sunday, August 28, 2016:

7-8:45 am:  Number pick-up and day-of registration at Suicide Six Ski Area located at 247 Stage Road, Pomfret, VT.   NOTE:  Station House Coffee will be there selling their awesome

8:30-8:55 am:  Rider staging, callups.

8:30 am:  VO Course Prerunner depart

8:55 am:  Final instructions.

9:00 am:   Neutral start.  Police escort to Barber Hill Rd.

10-11 am:   Red Wagon Toy Company Kids Races!  Free kids races on a special course at Suicide Six.  Parents will need to sign waivers before the races.  First race is 4-6 year olds followed by 7-8 year olds, followed by 9-10 year olds, followed by 11-12 year olds.

11:45 pm (approx) to 3:00 pm:  VOGP riders finishing.  Hang out for some great post-ride beer and chow sponsored by Worthy Kitchen and Vermont Smoke & Cure!

1:30 pm:  Podium ceremony on near the finish line.

3:00 pm:   Timing shut down, clean up.