RIPTON RIDGE RUN Women’s 5K winner Beth McIntosh, far left, took to the road with many of her fellow Ripton Elementary School students, including Mary Harrington, Matthew McIntosh, Colt Bagnulo (Goshen), Teagan Flinner, Jack Hoyler, Sawyer Malzac, Jorgen Pirrung and Kjell Pirrung.
RIPTON — The Ripton Ridge Run attracted a large turnout this year. More than 180 participants came from all over Addison County, Vermont and New England. New faces mingled with familiar ones as everyone came together to celebrate Ripton’s natural beauty, running in the crisp autumn air with warm sun on faces.
More than 60 volunteers helped the day proceed without a hitch and deepen sense of community. Ripton residents and supporters, the Ripton Volunteer Fire and First Response Department, and Addison County Home Health and Hospice helped with prerace preparation, in the kitchen, at the...
RUNNERS MOVE OUT at last year’s Ripton Ridge Run. This year’s run is on Sunday, Oct. 13.
RIPTON — Over the past 32 years, the Ripton Ridge Run has managed to become a shared time to celebrate the town’s natural beauty, play out competitive spirit, and bring an ethical mindset and activist drive to the forefront. This year’s race, on Sunday, Oct. 13, starts at 12:30 at the Ripton Elementary School on the Ripton-Lincoln Rd., less than a mile from the Ripton Country Store. There are two courses: a 5K run/fun walk or wheel and a 10.4K run.
Ripton regularly welcomes the skier, angler, hiker, and biker, and this October she welcomes runners, and non-runners, families, teams, partners,...