Annual Leaf Peepers Half Marathon & 5K is a grand success!!
Thanks to our awesome community!!
The Harwood Boosters would like to thank the local business community for their continued support in our efforts to follow our mission enhancing the educational experience of our students. On Sunday, October 2nd, The Booster Club was pleased to participate in hosting the Annual Leaf Peepers Half Marathon and 5K in Waterbury. With the help of over 75 volunteers, we were able to provide the many water stations and coordinate the prizes. Many thanks to Harwood Union High School Field Hockey, Alpine, Boys Lacrosse, and Girls Basketball teams as well as Crossett Brook Middle school “Change the World Project” and many students from Thatcher Brook Primary School.
There were over 700 runners participating in the race from as far away as California, Arizona, Colorado, and Ottawa, CA. Much appreciation goes out to the following businesses and individuals for their donations that enabled us to provide the 98 prizes needed to recognize all the first, second and third place runners in each category. Alchemist, Allen Lumber, Arvads Grill, Baked Beads, Ben & Jerry’s, Billings Mobil, Bisbee’s Hardware, Bolton Valley Resort, Bourne’s Energy, Bridgeside Books, Cabot Hosiery, Clearwater Sports, Cork Wine Bar & Market, Craft Beer Store, Crossfit, Green Mountain Inn, Hyde Away Inn, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Mad River Garden, Mad River Glen, Mad River Massage, Mad Taco, Maple Sweet Real Estate, Maxi"s, Mehurons , MIX Cupcakerie & Kitchen, NAPA, Old Stagecoach Inn, Pack & Send Plus, Peanut & Mouse, Pitcher Inn, Prohibition Pig, Red Hen Bread, Robert DiYeso Charitable Trust, Ruelle’s, Shaws, Stark Mountain Bike Works, Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe Street Café, Stowe Street Emporium, Sugar Lodge at Sugarbush, Sugarbush Resort, Sugarbush Soaring, TDBank, Tempest Book Shop, The Blue Stone, The Collection, The Store, Three Mountain Café, Tonewood Maple, Tucker Hill Inn, Vermont Teddy Bear Co., Vermont 100 Store, Von Trapp Greenhouse, Waitsfield Inn, Warren Store, Waterbury Service Station, Waterbury Veterinary, Whippletree Designs and Zachary’s Pizza.
As always our thanks goes out to Central Vermont Runners for inviting us to collaborate. We are all very fortunate to live in such an engaged, generous and active community.