Kick off Montpelier’s Independence Day parade with Vermont’s fastest mile! This classic one-mile race runs through historic downtown Montpelier in front of thousands of spectators – then stick around after the race for the parade and fireworks!  All ages welcome – kids encouraged to run!

Race Start: 6:00pm (adults with strollers start 6:01pm)

Registration & Number Pick-Up

Pre-registration through July 2: $15 adult / $15 adult with stroller / $10 adult with kid / $5 kids under 12

Feel free to head on over to the newly opened Onion River Outdoors during any of their regular business hours to register in person through July 2.

Day-of registration and bib pick-up from 3:45-5:30pm: $25 adult / $25 adult with stroller / $20 adult with kid / $5 kids under 12

Registration and bib pickup at the Onion River Outdoors tent in front of People’s United Bank, 112 State St. in Montpelier.

For additional information, questions about course, registration, etc. contact Onion River Outdoors at 802-225-6736 or