Photos: TARC Fells Winter Ultra

The Trail Animals Running Club played host to its annual Fells Winter Ultra 40-mile and 32-mile trail ultramarathons on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at the Middlesex Fells Reservation in Stoneham, Mass. It was a cold, snow-packed event, and Jon McInerney and Jeff LeBlanc shared the following photos from the event.

Jason Smith 1
Fells Winter Ultra 40-mile champion Jason Smith runs a few strides ahead of 32-mile champion Thaddeus Subra early in the day on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Middlesex Fells Reservation. Photo courtesy of Jon McInerney.
Kassandra Marin 1
Kassandra Marin races through the snow on her way to winning the 32-mile race at the Fells Winter Ultra on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Photo courtesy of Jon McInerney.
Marek Telus 1
Marek Telus ran strong throughout the 40-mile race at the Fells Winter Ultra, placing second on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Photo courtesy of Jon McInerney.
Kevin Kays
Kevin Kays soars above the snow on his way to a third-place finish in the 32-mile race at the Fells Winter Ultra on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Photo courtesy of Jon McInerney.
Rachel Bainbridge 1
Fells Winter Ultra 32-mile runner-up Rachel Bainbridge runs a few strides ahead of 40-mile champion Marina Santiago early in the day on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at the Middlesex Fells Reservation. Photo courtesy of Jon McInerney.
Wright's Tower
After years of cold weather and dry trails, the 2019 Fells Winter Ultra was a snow-packed affair at Wright’s Tower and throughout the course on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Photo courtesy of Jon McInerney.
Volunteers
Trail Animals Running Club volunteers (from left) Bill Howard, Dane LeBlanc, John Merrill and Tari Tan braved below-freezing temperatures to keep track of runners’ times during the race. Photo courtesy of Jeff LeBlanc.
Jason Smith - 40M champ
Fresh off his win at the Stone Cat 50K, Jason Smith brought home a victory in the 40-mile race at the Fells Winter Ultra. Photo courtesy of Jeff LeBlanc.
Marina Santiago - 40M champ
Marina Santiago won the Fells Winter Ultra 40-mile race in her ultramarathon debut. Photo courtesy of Jeff LeBlanc.
Thaddeus Subra - 32M champ
Fresh off of a move to Malden, Mass., from Portland, Ore., Thaddeus Subra made his Massachusetts ultramarathon debut with a win in the 32-mile race at the Fells Winter Ultra. Photo courtesy of Jeff LeBlanc.

 

 

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