Heady Trotter 4 Miler Race to Benefit GMAS

Sunday, October 20, 2024

The Heady Trotter race is on October 20, 2024The Heady Trotter attracts hundreds of runners or all abilities from across the country, AND raises important funds for Green Mountain Adaptive Sports. GMAS uses the proceeds from this event to create and provide annual scholarships to youth and adults with disabilities wishing to participate in GMAS adaptive sport programs. We look forward to seeing you, and we thank you for the generous support! 

About the Heady Trotter 4 Miler Race

Register HERE starting on June 6th. Follow the event @headytrotter4miler on Instagram for updates.

The fun race starts and finishes in front of the Alchemist Brewery and Visitor Center at 100 Cottage Club Road, Stowe, Vermont 05672. Participants can form teams to run with friends and family, or run individually. If you are an adaptive athlete and wish to participate, contact us for more details and a special offer at info@greenmtnadaptive.org.

Donate $50 or more and get this cute bagGMAS is proud to have been chosen once again by The Alchemist Brewery as the charity partner of the Heady Trotter. We hope that you will join us for this year’s edition of a perennial favorite and a most memorable event!  

As always, everyone making a donation of $25 or more while registering online will receive a prize! This year, the prize is a very practical shoe bag, which of course, can also be used for so many other purposes. We thank you for your generosity, and hope we can count on your support.


Your donations matched up to $20,000 

VCF LogoThis year, we are excited to announce that thanks to the generous contributions from families and individuals through their VCF giving accounts, the Vermont Community Foundation is doubling the impact of your support. Every dollar raised through this year’s Heady Trotter race for Green Mountain Adaptive Sports will be matched, up to $20,000. We thank you, and appreciate your participation in this important campaign.

Donate here: https://runsignup.com/Race/Donate/VT/Stowe/HeadyTrotter4Miler


Purchase your raffle tickets online!

Heady Trotter FirepitWe will also be raffling off a one of a kind custom-made Heady Trotter Firepit after the completion of the Heady Trotter race. You are invited to stop by the Green Mountain Adaptive Sports tent to purchase raffle tickets at the event.

If you prefer, you can purchase your raffle tickets online now!. We will fill out your tickets and add the stubs to the bucket. If your ticket gets pulled, we will contact you by phone, or email. There is no need to be present to win, but the winner will need to pick up the firepit, this item cannot be shipped. 100% of the sales of the raffle tickets will go toward funding athlete scholarships and adaptive equipment for Green Mountain Adaptive Sports program participants. We thank you for your generous contribution, and wish you the best of luck!

Jack and Team Alchemist


If you cannot run, but want to help out, join us as a volunteer! We need people to help sell raffle tickets, hand out bibs, and work as course marshal to direct the runners on October 18-20. All volunteers get swag, beer and more. We will have a sign up to volunteer soon. Save the date!

Drop by our kiosk on the Green!

  • Buy raffle tickets to win a fire pit, and great prizes donated by our sponsors
  • Learn about our programs and meet some of our athletes
  • Get a GMAS sticker with any donation

Sincere thanks to our friends at the Alchemist and to the Great American Brewery Run organization for their constant support and for such generosity towards Green Mountain Adaptive Sports.

More about the Heady TrotterRace Beer Repeat

Perfectly timed in the middle of Fall, between Leaf season and before the Slopes open, The Heady Trotter sells out quickly, and will be your favorite race, EVER.

  • Chip Timed Race finishing with Post Race Party at the Alchemist Brewery
  • Music and Beer Festival 10:00AM-2:00PM
  • Heady Topper Beer, custom swag, and koozie
  • Lawn game zone with Cornhole, Life Size Beer Pong and Kan Jam
  • Enjoy the tasting room and purchase your favorite Alchemist beers
  • Food Truck festival at the finish line

Registration for the Heady Trotter will open on June 6th.









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