Vineyard Gazette
The First Annual Chilmark Road Race is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday morning rain or shine.
Chilmark Road Race
Vineyard Gazette
Ten years ago, the Chilmark Road Race was small. Barely two hundred showed up for the inaugural run. But even this number was more than organizers expected, as they busily hand printed extra numbers and apologized for running out of T-shirts.
Chilmark Road Race
Kate Dario
Defeating a crowd of nearly 1,200 runners and soaring thermometers, Michael Schroeder won the men’s division and Sarah Tully won the women’s division.
Chilmark Road Race

2018

Tristan Forsythe, 18, charged ahead to cross the finish line first in the Chilmark Road Race Saturday morning.

The first Chilmark Road Race stepped off in 1978. On Saturday at 10:30 a.m. the tradition continues on the hills of Middle Road.

2017

Rain stopped just before the start of the annual road race Saturday. Benjamin Bosworth, 22, was the fastest runner of the day. Sheridan Wilbur won the women's division for the fourth year in a row.

For 40 years, Hugh Weisman has been measuring Middle Road, spray painting markers, ordering T-shirts, collecting prizes and organizing the Chilmark Road Race.

2016

Free the lobsters. A poem inspired by the Chilmark Road Race.
Corey Kunz ran away with first place in the 39th annual Chilmark Road Race on a morning full of sunshine, sweat and, of course, lobsters.

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