MassUltra Roundup: Infinitus and Black Mountain Monster

While most New England ultrarunners racing on June 8-9 did so at Wachusett Mountain at The North Face Endurance Challenge-Massachusetts, a few were recovering from the previous week’s assortment of ultra distances at Infinitus in Vermont and a few more traveled to North Carolina for the Black Mountain Monster. With heavy in-state racing last weekend, it’s a light week for this week’s roundup. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Infinitus and Black Mountain Monster

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Results: TNFEC-Wachusett Mountain

The third annual The North Face Endurance Challenge-Massachusetts 50-Mile and 50K ultramarathons took place Saturday, June 8, at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, Mass. Continue reading Results: TNFEC-Wachusett Mountain

Photos: Chesterfield Gorge Ultra

The second annual Chesterfield Gorge Ultra took place June 1-2 in West Chesterfield, Mass., and the race is already earning a reputation for both good running and great scenery. Runners and their supporters shared photos from this year’s race, capturing the faces and the scenery of the event. Continue reading Photos: Chesterfield Gorge Ultra

MassUltra Roundup: Worlds End, Cayuga, Old Dominion, Kettle Moraine, and the North Fork 50

West Tisbury’s Stacia Broderick earned a tough 100K victory on the grueling trails of Worlds End State Park in Pennsylvania on Saturday, and Amherst’s Liam Cregan made his ultramarathon debut with a podium finish at the Cayuga Trails 50-miler in New York. We also highlight Virginia’s Old Dominion 100-miler, Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraine 100, and Colorado’s North Fork 50 in this week’s roundup. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Worlds End, Cayuga, Old Dominion, Kettle Moraine, and the North Fork 50

MassUltra Roundup: Pineland Farms, Jemez Mountain, and 3 Days at the Fair

The Memorial Day weekend is typically light on trail ultras, but plenty of runners from New England still found their way to starting lines. Most headed to Maine for the popular Pineland Farms Trail Running Festival, while others went to New Mexico and raced at Jemez Mountain. Additionally, we dug back into mid-May to bring your results from 3 Days at the Fair in New Jersey for this week’s roundup. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Pineland Farms, Jemez Mountain, and 3 Days at the Fair

MassUltra Roundup: Keys, Cruel Jewel, Massanutten, Manchester 2 Monadnock, and Mind the Ducks

Lori Mitchener’s 100-mile debut was a dandy as the Lynnfield resident brought home a first-place finish from the Florida Keys. A half-dozen more New England residents endured the grueling Cruel Jewel 100-miler in Georgia, and six runners from the Bay State brought home finisher’s buckles from the Massanutten 100-miler in Virginia. In addition to those races, we have Manchester 2 Monadnock in New Hampshire and the Mind the Ducks 12-Hour Ultra from New York covered in this week’s roundup. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Keys, Cruel Jewel, Massanutten, Manchester 2 Monadnock, and Mind the Ducks