Romance Half-Marathon: Run and Relax at Swift House Inn

What is your favorite way to say, “I love you?” Perhaps a gift, your time, a date night out, or a special card with a heartfelt message is the way to go. If you love the outdoors and enjoy cross-country skiing in particular, why not try the Romance Half-Marathon at Rikert Nordic Center as your next “date?” Nothing says, “I love you” like a 25km race!

Rikert Nordic Center is in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains and has over 50km of trails on the Bread Loaf Campus of Middlebury College. The trails wind through peaceful forests, past sparkling creeks and the surroundings are simply serene and peaceful—it is the perfect setting for a half-marathon race. You can sign up to ski this race alone or try it with your loved one—it would be one way to create a wonderful memory! There will be hot blueberry soup offered out on the trails and of course; the end of the race will be full of fun activities, great food and an awards ceremony.

This outdoor center is only a short 20-minute jaunt from Swift House Inn, which makes our bed and breakfast a convenient home away from home. Relax and unwind in the comfort of your own luxurious, private room after the race and enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast in the morning—the perfect way to refuel after a day on the trails.

Details of the Race:

Date: February 15, 2015

Place: Rikert Nordic Center, Ripton, VT

For more information about this race, contact the center at 802-443-2744 or visit their website.

Whether you are in our beautiful area of Vermont for a race such as this or simply looking to get away, we would love to host you at the Swift House Inn. Our bed and breakfast is Middlebury’s only accommodation where a full breakfast is included and our accommodations make our classic country inn the perfect getaway destination. We have some fantastic winter packages and can guide you on the best places to see and things to do in the area. You can view all of our rooms and book online or you can contact us at (866) 388-9925 if you require further information. Don’t let the winter blues get you down—it is the perfect time for a vacation to Vermont!

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