Smolarova Leads MA 50-Milers, Six Men Crack Top 10 in 50K at VT 50

The 2017 edition of the Vermont 50 was an unseasonable scorcher, but normal conditions returned for the 2018 version of the race on Sunday, Sept. 30, with the 26th running of the race at Ascutney Mountain Resort in Brownsville, Vt. Continue reading Smolarova Leads MA 50-Milers, Six Men Crack Top 10 in 50K at VT 50

MassUltra Roundup: Beebe Farm, the Bear, and the Yeti

The final week of September was massive for Massachusetts ultrarunners, most notably with the annual TARC Fall Classic and Vermont 50 ultras that attracted hundreds of runners throughout the region. Both of those races are featured in other reports due to their size. Beyond the biggest local races, however, a handful of runners tackled other pursuits – many of them at 100-mile distances or beyond. That included Boston resident Will Holets earning his first 100-mile finish at the Beebe Farm 48 in Vermont, a trio of Bay State men securing hard-earned finishes at the Bear 100 out West, and Kyle Robidoux blazing to his first sub-24-hour 100-miler at the Yeti 100 in Virginia. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Beebe Farm, the Bear, and the Yeti