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.

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Putting in work along the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra course. Photo courtesy of Faith Raymond.
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Runners enjoyed plenty of scenery, from a flowing river to the explosion of green marking the arrival of spring, at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra. Photo courtesy of Shannon Plesh.
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Runners enjoyed plenty of scenery, from a flowing river to the explosion of green marking the arrival of spring, at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra. Photo courtesy of Shannon Plesh.
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A runner pauses to take in the views of the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra course. Photo courtesy of Faith Raymond.
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A view along the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra course. Photo courtesy of Faith Raymond.
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A runner cruises into Gilbert A. Bliss State Forest along the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra route. Photo courtesy of Faith Raymond.
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A pack of runners cruise along the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra course on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Photo courtesy of Nat Smitobol.
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Photo courtesy of Valerie Abradi.
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Runners share a high-five in passing on the out-and-back course at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra. Photo courtesy of Valerie Abradi.
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A large contingent of runners pause for a photo at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra. Photo courtesy of Valerie Abradi.
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High-fives on the trail at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra. Photo courtesy of Valerie Abradi.
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Ryan Triffitt of Topsham, Maine, finishes the 50-mile race at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra. Photo courtesy of Valerie Abradi.
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Maureen Gillespie of Dover, N.H., moments after earning the overall win in the 100K race at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Photo courtesy of Matt Howard.
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Guy and Krista Alderdice after finishing the 100K race at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra on Saturday, June 1, 2019. They finished the race together in 12:47:02. Photo by Astrid Hoyt.
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Women’s 100-mile champion Theresa Berna of Lyndeborough, N.H. Photo courtesy of Valerie Abradi.
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Men’s 100-mile champion Jason Koomen of Findlay, Ohio. Photo courtesy of Valerie Abradi.
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A runner is congratulated by race director Amy Rusiecki while crossing the finish line at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra. Photo courtesy of Valerie Abradi.
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Morning at the Chesterfield Gorge Ultra. Photo courtesy of Faith Raymond.

 

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