Photos: 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Race

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trail Animals Running Club’s Ghost Train Rail Trail Race returned on Oct. 16-17, 2021, for 30 hours of racing on the Milford and Brookline Rail Trail in Brookline, N.H. The following are just a sample of the photos taken at the race by MassUltra editor Chris Wristen. A full photo gallery of more than 300 pictures can be viewed on the MassUltra Facebook page at this link.

Ghost Train co-Race Director Theresa Berna addresses the runners prior to the start of the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Races. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Mike Villeux of Weare, N.H., cruises through the early miles of the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Races. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Linnea Laverty of Waltham, Mass., topped the women’s field in the 30-mile race at the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail races, winning in 4:43:02. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Dylan Schultze of Goffstown, N.H., on his way to a sub-4-hour finish and overall win in the 30-mile race at the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Races. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Karen Thibodeau of Whitinsville, Mass., was feeling good on her way to a 30-mile finish at the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Race. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Brian Butterworth of Southborough, Mass., raced to the top spot in the 45-mile race at the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Races. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
David Sutherland of Coventry, Conn., on his way to a 45-mile finish at the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Race. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Harsh Walia (left) and Ravi Pattabhi (right), both of Acton, Mass., shared three laps of the Ghost Train course together and finished their 45-mile race side-by-side. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Abby McKie of Boxford, Mass., cruises through her second of three loops of the Ghost Train course for a 45-mile finish on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Brian Duffey of South Hadley, Mass., glides down the trail on his way to a 45-mile finish at the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Race. It was Duffey’s fourth time racing Ghost Train and second time running the 45-miler. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Jennifer Kenty of Medford, Mass., earned the overall win in the 100-mile race at the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Races in a speedy 17:41:05. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Victor Pereira of Foxboro, Mass., on his way to a 100-mile finish at the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Race. Photo by Chris Wristen.
A pack of runners stick together during the early miles of the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Races. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.
Nick Geron of Boston, Mass., is surrounded by a whirlwind of blowing leaves during his 60-mile run at the 2021 Ghost Train Rail Trail Race. Photo by Chris Wristen/MassUltra.

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