Downeast 1000k – July 30th, 2015

Downeast 1000k

2016 Info: The Downeast 1000k won’t be held in 2016, maybe 2017?

Overview: Thanks to the very hard work of Anthony Mennona and other volunteers NER is proud to announce the first 1000k in New England and the first event longer then 600k since BMB. This gorgeous and adventurous route builds off the the highly regarded Vermont 600k. Riders have a 75 hour time limit.

Start: 4am on July 30, 2015 in Montpelier, Vermont.

Route: The Downeast 1000k travels from Central Vermont through Northern New England to the rugged coast of Maine & back. This ride travels through rural areas along many quiet, scenic roads. Riders will pass over several mountain passes & through many small, picturesque New England towns. After leaving Montpelier, Vermont, riders will traverse Northern New Hampshire & Maine’s Lakes & Mountains Region on the way to the sleep stop in Waterville, Maine. Riders will then travel out & back to the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park. After spending a second night in Waterville, Maine riders will travel to Conway, New Hampshire. The route then goes over the Kancamagus Highway, with stunning views of the White Mountains, on the way to the finish in Montpelier, Vermont.

Detailed Route Description

Additional Route Details

Registration: Details on the registration and qualification page.

2015 Results:

ANDERSONMichael442474h 28m
BIEBUYCKGavin688764h 28m
COEMathieu858566h 10m
DEMBINSKIJan383566h 36m
DONALDSONPaul54671h 9m
DOYLEJonathan763266h 10m
FARRELLMatthew470864h 28m
FISCHERWilliam470264h 28m
KNIGHTONChristopher809066h 18m
MENNONAAnthony351663h 22m
MIDURALawrence69374h 28m
MUILSimon848466h 18m
MURRAYWilliam808266h 34m
O'BRIENEmily359774h 48m
POPOVITCHJim869766h 34m
ROYMatt494763h 9m
VAN DEN BROEKHenry823865h 1m
WOLFFRobert970168h 20m

Logistics:  Details on the ride logistics page.


Registered riders are provided:

• Bag drop at the sleep stop in Waterville, Maine
• Shared or single occupancy room (Riders pick room type at time of registration)
• Food & drink at the sleep stop
• Post-ride food
• An amazing ride along quiet, scenic roads through the mountains of Northern New England to the rugged coast of Maine & back!

Riders are responsible for their food, transportation, pre/post ride lodging & other incidentals.

Contact: The 1000k is being organized and run by Anthony Mennona via the New England Randonneurs. For questions related to this event please email