Grab the Day – Join Us at Kingdom Games

Newport, Vermont – The Home of Kingdom Games – Slideshow








     Offered with a little help from our Friends, Sponsors, and Partners



We accept Canadian Dollars at par with US Dollars

All Profits to Local Charities

Something About Newport, Vermont

Upcoming Events:

Memphremagog Women’s Pond Hockey, February 9-10, 2019

Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival, February 22-24, 2019

Memphremagog Ice Skating Festival, March 2-3, 2019

And Beyond:

Dandelion Run, May 18, 2019

June Tour de Kingdom, June 7, 8, 9, 2019

The Moose, June 8, 2019

Son of a Swim, June 29, 2019

Harry Corrow Freedom Run, July 4, 2019

In Search of Memphre, July 16, 17, or 18, 2019

Kingdom Swim, July 27, 2019

NEK Swim Week, August 10-18, 2019

Willoughby USMS Sprint and Long Distance  Open Water National Championships, August 16-17, 2019

In Search of Memphre, September 9, 10, or 11, 2019

Fly to Pie, (Run or Bike), September 29, 2019


Full Schedule of 2019 Events

NEKOWSA 2019 Swims

Tour de Kingdom 2019

Run the Kingdom 2019


Kingdom Games Collage


Kingdom Games now offers over 25 days of running, biking, swimming,  kayaking, speedskating, Nordc skating, and winter swimming in the heart of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont from January through December. Challenging for the very best endurance athletes, with options accessible to all levels and all ages. Our premier events have received critical acclaim from the Daily News of Open Water Swimming, Vermont Sports Magazine, Yankee Magazine, Boston Globe, Atlantic, Seven Days, WCAX, and Open Water Pedia.

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Want to Register for one or more events? Click Here.

Want to know how the heck to get to Newport, Vermont?  It’s easy.  Click Here

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See you in 2019!!

18 comments on Welcome

  1. I signed up for this summer’s Kingdom swim, the non championship 10 mile. I am not sure that it went through, as I received no notification. I would like to pay, but this seems independent of my application. Should I go ahead with paying to Kingdom Games, through PayPal?

    G. Gomez

    1. Hi Gregory, I just saw this. Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. This came in just as we were preparing for the Winter Swim. We do have your registration information. It looks like you are in need of a kayaker. The fee for the swim is $150 and another $150 for a kayaker. You can make payment without going through the registration process again at the following link https://www.paypal.me/kingdomgames We will be sending out a formal Welcome when we receive payment. If you have made payment, just let me know. – Phil

      1. Hi!

        I am wanting to do the 10 mile. I will need a kayak but not a kayaker. Do I need to pay the $65 fee with the $150?


  2. hi i inquired about qualifyying for the 10 mile swim with my June 12 Great Chesapeake Bay Swim . it was a 4.4 mile swim however with the tides my Garmin says I swam 10400 meters. my time was 2:39:59.so i swam 6 miles in 2:39:59.
    please email response thanks

  3. Hi! I was wondering if we are renting a kayak does it come with PFDs? We are flying from out of state and wont have a chance to get some.


    1. Great to have you join us, Elaine. You can send a check payable to Kingdom Games, PO Box 310, Newport, VT 05855. Thanks. Phil White, Director

  4. Jeff Maclure signed up for the dandelion run but I lost the site before I could go to the payment part.

  5. Phil, I’m interested in doing the Caspian Sea 3 mile swim next Sunday 8/19/18. I generally make my decision a day or two before so I can check the weather. Am I able to sign up the morning of the race? I don’t have a yakker. Will I be able to obtain one the morning of the event? Spencer

    1. Thanks for asking, Spencer. Registration is closed and we don’t accept walk on registrations.

      Hope to see you next year.


  6. Hi, I am thinking of registering for one of the longer swims for 2019. Can you tell me if I need to provide my own kayaker or do you have names of folks up there that I could hire. Also, what is the usual water temperature at that time of year. Thanks

    1. Hi Charlie,

      We strongly encourage you to bring your own yakker. If you want us to supply one, we charge extra and then recruit one for you. It’s on a first come, first served basis and while the supply lasts. So the sooner you make the request, the more likely we can find someone for you.

      Any questions, just holler,

      Phil White, Director

  7. Hi, I’m interested in doing a Fall foliage bike tour. Would the “Ride to Pie” be it? I’m coming all the way from New Mexico, so I’m especially interested in taking advantage of the fall colors along with all the great finds and places. Thanks!

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