MassUltra Roundup: Moosalamoo, Beast of Burden, Volcanic 50, and E.T.

A Massachusetts duo did battle for the victory and a course record in Goshen, Vt., a Bay Stater earned his second 100-mile buckle at the Beast of Burden – Summer Edition, and other local ultrarunners took on races around Mount St. Helens and Area 51. All are featured in this week’s roundup. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Moosalamoo, Beast of Burden, Volcanic 50, and E.T.

Davis, Defusco Lead MA Runners at Jug End Loop Ultra

The second running of the Berkshire Ultra Running Community for Service’s Jug End Loop 6-Hour Ultra featured explosive turnout and impressive performances on Saturday, July 19, at Jug End State Reservation in Egremont, Mass.

Sixty-nine runners took part in this year’s event – more than double the 30 from 2016 – and 25 surpassed the marathon distance by anywhere from a few steps to many miles. Fourteen ran at least a 50K. The fastest performances were turned in by last year’s runner-up and a pair of Massachusetts residents. Continue reading Davis, Defusco Lead MA Runners at Jug End Loop Ultra

MassUltra Roundup: High Lonesome, Viaduct Trail, Burning River, Lost Turkey, and Minnesota Voyageur

A trio of 100-milers – including a tough new one in the Rocky Mountains – lead a long list of races in this week’s roundup as runners traveled to Colorado, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Minnesota to tackle the trails at ultra distances. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: High Lonesome, Viaduct Trail, Burning River, Lost Turkey, and Minnesota Voyageur

MassUltra Roundup: Badwater, Tahoe, Devil’s Backbone, On the Rocks, Bear Brook, and Beaverhead

From the blistering heat of Badwater, to the high altitude of Tahoe and Montana, to the trails of southern New Hampshire, Massachusetts ultrarunners took on races across the country during the past two weekends of varying terrain and climate. We highlight six of them in this week’s roundup. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Badwater, Tahoe, Devil’s Backbone, On the Rocks, Bear Brook, and Beaverhead