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dorset hollow road race

5k · 10k

Sunday, August 23, 2020

8 AM

**Buses leave at 7:30!!!**

Dorset, VT

Long Trail School

1045 Kirby Hollow Road

Dorset Hollow Road Race


Parking & Shuttle


Awards & Swag


The 10k is a rolling and scenic loop through Dorset Hollow, with sweeping mountain views and approx. 550' of climbing and descending. The 5k is the 300' net downhill second half of the 10k -- a beautiful course for fast times!

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Second Chance Animal Center. Stick around after the race for the raffle to benefit the Second Chance Animal Shelter, with great local prizes courtesy of our awesome sponsors! The DHRR is part of the Dorset Running Festival, a weekend of races and fun! Check out more about the Dorest Running Festival HERE

10k runners will be treated to a rolling loop course through idyllic Dorset Hollow. Course is not certified, and measures approximately 6.4 miles. You will gain and lose approximately 550' of elevation. Fast downhill/flat finish! 

Course map and elevation profile for the 10k can be viewed HERE

The 5k is a fast point-to-point that follows latter half of the 10k featuring over 300' of net downhill! Course is not certified, and measures approximately 3.25 miles. Don't forget to enjoy the scenery as you fly by!

Course map and elevation profile for the 5k can be viewed HERE.


All runners will be bused from the finish at the Long Trail School to the start. Buses leave at 7:30, SHARP!! Race entry includes shuttle.

Shuttle is included in registration. Both 5k and 10k courses feature a remote start. The 10k start is roughly flat and ~.8 miles from the shuttle pickup, for those who prefer to walk or jog a warm-up rather than take the bus. Parking is at the Long Trail School, in Dorset, Vermont. 

You cannot drive or get a ride to the 5k start! You must take the shuttle!! Do not miss the shuttle! It is included in your registration!!

The Dorset Hollow Road Race will be photographed by renowned sports photographer Joe Viger. All participants will take home FREE web-sized downloads of their photos, courtesy of Nor'east Trail Runs! Higher resolution prints and downloads are also available - support your amazing photographers! 

View previous years' photo galleries: 2018

All participants receive a custom tech shirt! Unique woodallions for all finishers.


Beautiful, functional, locally-made awards for the top three women and men at each distance from JK Adams!

Volunteer and earn credit for future race entries! Sign up HERE


View results and records HERE

Race entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. See our full terms HERE