It is spring and it is time to get your game on! Come join Zack's Place and Suicide 6 Ski Area for a new fun event the "Zackathlon". A run, walk, ride or biathlon at Suicide 6 ski area on May 22, 2016. This event features a fun 4.5 mile run a 17 mile ride or 45 mile ride and a biathlon with the 4.5 mile run and 17 mile ride. For those that just want a stroll in the park there is a trail walk up the easy mile which includes lunch. All events are followed by a cookout on the back deck of the lodge with locally sourced beef burgers and chicken sausage and a variety of handmade delicious salads. Harpoon Brewery is will have beer and Farrell Distributing will be doing a wine tasting. As we sit on the back porch feeling pretty great about all of our sporting accomplishments we will listen to the popular local band sounds of Ruby Park. Register for the following:
Run: 4.5 Miles Go east on the Stage Rd. to Stimets Rd. take a right to Route 12, take a Right to Gully Road, go up over Gully Rd to the top of Suicide 6 and over the Gully trail back to deck of the lodgeleaves at 10AM.
17 Mile Bike Ride: Go left out of Suicide 6, up the stage Rd staying left at Royalton Turnpike to Silver Lake. Take a left on Route 12 to Gully Rd. to the top and over the Gully Trail back to Suicide 6leaves at 10AM.
45 Mile Ride: Take a left out of Suicide 6 parking lot on Stage Rd. Stay left on Stage at Royalton Turnpike to Silver Lake. Take a right onto North Rd. at Silver Lake and the Barnard Store. Continue into Bethel and take a right onto 107 for 3 miles to North Royalton. Take a right on Route 14 and go south for 14 Miles. Turn right at the West Hartford Bridge onto the Quechee West Hartford Rd. Go 4.25 Miles to Noyes Lane take a right and quick left onto Redbarn Rd. After one mile merge onto Quechee Main St and go west and the Road turns to River Rd. After 3 miles turn right before the Covered Bridge to stay on River Rd. Stay on River Rd until it ends next to Billings Farm (3) miles and turn right onto Route 12, Go one half mile and stay right onto the Stage Rd. Go 2.3 miles and stay left at Teago Store. Suicide 6 is on your left!
Biathlon: Combine the 4.5 mile run with the 17 mile ride.
All of these events are followed by a delicious, locally sourced lunch with Burgers and Chicken Sausage, Salads and Dessert.
Prizes for the top 3 finishers in each event.
This year's sponsors include:
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