WESTWOOD, Mass. – A light drizzle pelted around 100 runners gathered in front of Powissett Lodge a few minutes before 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 25. A feeling of anxiety filled the air as they listened to race director Josh Katzman’s final instructions prior to the start of To Hale and Back, the six-hour trail ultramarathon that officially kicked off the Trail Animals Running Club’s new season.
“As always, look out for each other while you’re out there – especially today,” Katzman said. Continue reading 6 Hours of Slush, Ice and Snow Usher in New TARC Season
Here’s a look a just a few photos from the To Hale and Back 6-hour ultra on Saturday, March 25, at Hale Reservation in Westwood, Mass. A full gallery of about 100 photos can be viewed on the MassUltra Facebook page. Continue reading Photos: To Hale and Back
The Rusieckis returned to Virginia and posted runner-up finishes, and Massachusetts ultrarunners took on trails in Washington, Maryland and Utah. All are highlighted in this week’s look at out-of-state racing. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Terrapin Mountain, Badger Mountain, HAT, and Monument Valley
The following are the final results for the Trail Animals Running Club’s 2017 To Hale and Back 6-Hour Ultra and 5K from Saturday, March 25, at Hale Reservation in Westwood, Mass. Continue reading Results: To Hale and Back
Massachusetts ultrarunners headed west last weekend and were among the fastest at the Ruck A Chuck 50K and the Antelope Island Buffalo Run 50-miler. Additionally, a recent Bay State resident delivered a strong showing at the Mesquite Canyon 50 in Arizona. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Ruck A Chuck, Antelope Island, Chuckanut and Mesquite Canyon
The Somerville Road Runners hoped that 2016 would be an anomaly for the organization’s 24-Hour Ultra Around the Lake. Continue reading 24-Hour Ultra Around the Lake to be Absent Again in 2017
It was a quiet weekend for ultramarathons across North America as only around 15 events took place beyond the Bay State. Of those events, two Massachusetts residents reached finish lines – one in Virginia and another in Kentucky. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Bel Monte and Land Between the Lakes