Category Archives: Cape Cod

Levy, Spera Repeat at Cape Cod 50K

Familiar faces brought home victories at the fourth annual Cape Cod Trail Race 50K on Sunday, April 9, at the Crane Wildlife Management Area in Falmouth, Mass.

Defending champions Rob Levey and Kara Spera reigned again as both turned in faster performances than in 2016 on a day that was picture-perfect for running with sunny skies, a light breeze and temperature around 50 degrees. Continue reading Levy, Spera Repeat at Cape Cod 50K

Familiar Faces and Elements at Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass

Some things never change about the Cape Cod Ultrarunning Society’s annual Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass run.

Fred Murolo is always there – the 60-year-old from Cheshire, Conn., is the only person to finish the 50K all 11 years – and it’s always cold. The specificity of the “cold” sometimes varies. There may be rain, snow, and temperatures ranging from the frigid single digits to the more manageable 40s, but the wind along the Cape ensures it’s always bone-chilling cold. Continue reading Familiar Faces and Elements at Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass

The Rock Run Canceled for 2016

The Rock Run has been a staple of Massachusetts ultrarunning since 1988.

The approximately 50-mile run/swim ultra around the island of Nantucket, Mass., will take a hiatus in 2016, however. According to the event’s website, “Race Director Jamie Ranney, suffered a leg injury” and is facing a lengthy recovery that has interfered with his ability to put on the event. Continue reading The Rock Run Canceled for 2016

Cape Cod Ultrarunners Celebrate 10 Years of Frozen Fun

The Cape Cod Ultrarunning Society kicked off 2016 in the same way it has each year for the past decade: with a character-building test of endurance, commitment, and tolerance to the elements.

The club played host to the 10th annual Cape Cod Frozen Fatass 50K on Saturday, January 16, on Sandy Neck in Barnstable, Mass., and—in typical fashion for the event—the weather was at its unfavorable best. Continue reading Cape Cod Ultrarunners Celebrate 10 Years of Frozen Fun