Walk, Run or Relax | September 21, 2024

Vermont 2024

Our annual Vermont event for migraine is a fundraising event organized by our nonprofit to raise awareness and funds for those affected by migraine and headache disease. We have a professionally timed Vermont 5K run and an untimed walk. Funds raised go towards supporting local migraine research, education for headache fellows (doctors getting specialty training in the field of headache medicine) as well as Miles for Migraine programming here in Vermont.

This is a Hybrid event

  • Date

    LIVE: Sept 21, 2024 9:30 AM EST
    VIRTUAL: Sept 19-23, 2024

  • Distance

    2 Mile Walk / 5K Run / Relax

  • Beneficiary

    University of Vermont Medical Center Headache Clinic & Miles for Migraine

  • Location

    Veterans Memorial Park
    600 Swift St
    South Burlington, VT 05403

  • Packet Pickup

    Healthy Living Market
    222 Dorset St
    South Burlington, VT 05403

    Friday September 20th, 4-7PM

     

Frequently Asked Questions

The main difference between a virtual event and an in-person event in Vermont is that a virtual event can be completed from anywhere, while an in-person race requires participants to physically be at the event location on the event date. In a virtual event, participants can complete any form of intentional movement, at their own pace and on their own schedule, while an in-person race follows a set course and schedule. Virtual Participants have their event swag and finisher medal mailed to them for an added fee.

Registration for the in-person event is completely free and open to all. You can register for the Vermont event on this registration page. Simply select whether you'd like to participate in-person or virtually, the event you want to participate in (2 Mile Walk, 5K, or Relax), fill out the registration form, and submit your information.

All proceeds from the Vermont race for migraine go towards funding migraine research, education, and advocacy efforts. By participating in the race, you are helping to raise awareness of the impact of migraine and supporting the efforts to find better treatments and a cure for this debilitating condition.

All funds raised from the Vermont event are donated to University of Vermont Headache Center's Headache Fellowship program to support training for providers in the field of headache medicine and to support local migraine & headache disease research right in Vermont. Funds are also used to support Miles for Migraine programming. By participating in the event, you are helping to raise awareness of the impact of migraine and supporting the efforts to find better treatments and a cure for this debilitating disease.

The prizes available for fundraising for the event in Vermont vary depending on the amount raised. You can find more information on our Fundraising page. The more you raise, the more you can earn, including things like a duffel bag, Yeti Rambler, Yeti Hopper or Apple Watch.

Strollers are no problem at our Vermont event. We just ask that whether you are running or walking, you start toward the back of your group to reduce chances of people tripping or trying to get around you. For out and back courses, please be aware of staying to the right side of the path to keep the path open for people coming from the opposite direction.

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