MassUltra Roundup: Moab Red Hot, Febapple, and Antelope Canyon

Early-season ultramarathons don’t get much more unique than Moab Red Hot in Moab, Utah.

From its unusual 55-kilometer distance – a departure from the standard 50K – to its distinctly Moab slick rock terrain and surrounding views of Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, and the La Sal Mountains, Moab Red Hot presents a heavy dose of trail-running temptation.

The 10th annual event took place Feb. 13, and Mike Burnstein of Brookline, MA, was up to the challenge. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Moab Red Hot, Febapple, and Antelope Canyon

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Swenson, Bastings Rock at Rocky Raccoon

Rocky Raccoon has long been an attraction for both first-time 100-mile runners and veterans in pursuit of a fast time.

The 2016 event was no different, and two ultrarunners from Massachusetts were among the fastest to reach the finish line Feb. 6-7 in Huntsville, Texas. Continue reading Swenson, Bastings Rock at Rocky Raccoon