Category Archives: Cape Cod

Photos: Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass 50K

The 12th annual Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass 50K took place on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, on Sandy Neck Beach in Barnstable, Mass. The Cape Cod Ultrarunning Society played host to 70 runners who took on either the 50K or 25K distance. The following are just a sample of the photos from the race. A full gallery with more than 130 photos can be found on the MassUltra facebook pageContinue reading Photos: Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass 50K

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Massachusetts Ultra Season Begins Saturday on Cape Cod

The 2018 Massachusetts ultrarunning season originally was set to begin bright and early on Jan. 3 with the G.A.C. Fat Ass 50K, but the 20th edition of that event was called off due to single-digit temperatures and a wind chill well below zero.

Due to that change of plans, the Bay State’s 2018 ultramarathon race calendar will officially kick off with the Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass 50K at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Sandy Neck Beach in Barnstable, Mass. The 12th annual event is put on by the Cape Cod Ultrarunning Society, and it includes a 25K race for runners who would rather not make a second figure-eight loop of the sandy course. Continue reading Massachusetts Ultra Season Begins Saturday on Cape Cod

Ste. Marie Wins Inaugural Fall 50 Ultra on Cape Cod

The Fall 50 has been a staple in the Wisconsin ultrarunning community for more than a decade, but the event made its Massachusetts debut on Sunday, Oct. 1, on Cape Cod. In doing so, the Bay State edition of the event crowned its first champion – Mark Ste. Marie of Charlestown, Mass. Continue reading Ste. Marie Wins Inaugural Fall 50 Ultra on Cape Cod

New Solo, Relay 50-Miler Coming to Cape Cod

A new solo ultramarathon and team relay is coming to Massachusetts this fall. The Fall 50 will make its Bay State debut on Saturday, September 30, on Cape Cod.

Runners have the option of running 50 miles solo or forming teams of between two and five runners to cover the distance from Wellfleet to Barnstable. Continue reading New Solo, Relay 50-Miler Coming to 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