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Trapp Cabin Trail Races:
5 K, 10 K and half marathon

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

The Trapp Cabin Trail Races are back this year and will once again be held at the beautiful Trapp Family Outdoor Center in Stowe, Vt. We look forward to seeing you! This perennial favorite is a great opportunity to try out trail running, to look for your personal best, or put the pedal down and go for the gold. It is also an important fundraiser for our non-profit organization.

Race Description

Join us for this idyllic event! Beginning and ending in the Trapp Family Lodge Meadow, the races wind through 800 vertical feet of idyllic forest, bubbling streams, and wildflowers. The races follow a dirt road briefly before merging with double track cross-country trails. The 5K follows Lodge Spur to Luce Hill Loop, following the single track trail back to the finish. The 10K continues on to Tap Line, follows Chris’s Run to the cabin and returns on Growler and Tap Line to the finish. The half-marathon is by far our most popular race and attracts over 60 racers from all over New England. The course does a double-loop of the 10.5K and offers runners a perfect opportunity to train for the upcoming Trapp Mountain Marathon. These beautiful trails are not accessible to the general public so this is a special opportunity to run in a unique location.

  • 7:00 am Bib pickup & Same Day Registration Opens
  • 8:00 am Race Start for Half-Marathon
  • 9:00 am Race Start for 5 & 10 K races
  • 9:30 am Adaptive Mountain Bike Ride (click on the link to find out more and to register)
  • Walkers for the 5km are welcome

Additional Information

Darn Tough Vermont logoPlease register on our online form below, or on Active. Pick up your bib and sign the release form at least 15 minutes before the start of your race. Award presentations will follow the race, with free refreshments, a race number raffle, and prizes to the top female and male runners in open and masters categories for each distance. Restrooms in the Outdoor Center available to race participants. If you cannot race but would like to volunteer at the event, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

This year’s race is sponsored by Darn Tough.


If you were signed up for the 2020 race, you will remember that we had to cancel the event. All 2020 race entries to the Trapp Cabin races will be moved to 2021 event. We look forward to seeing you then. You can double check if you were one of the few registered for the half marathon here. We will not be offering any refunds but we are happy to extend your race entry to a friend if you can no longer participate. Thank you for understanding. Contact us if you have any questions.

trail maps

To view the trail maps, click here for the 5km, and click here for the 10km loop. The half marathon is twice the 10km loop.

Want more?

We also invite you to consider participating in the Heady Trotter, which will take place in Stowe on October 17th, 2021. Here’s another great opportunity to be active with friends and family.


Congratulations to all past racers!
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