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Photos: Davis Square Runners’ “Not the Worst Weekend” Fat Ass 8-Hour Run

SOMERVILLE, Mass. – The Davis Square Runners played host to the second annual “Not the Worst Weekend” Fat Ass 8-Hour Run on Saturday, April 29, in Somerville, Mass.

More than two-dozen runners gathered in the front yard of club member Fernando Salcido’s house, which served as the start/finish and aid station for the event.

Runners had eight hours to log as many miles as they wanted while following the event’s unique “Choose Your Own Adventure” format. Continue reading Photos: Davis Square Runners’ “Not the Worst Weekend” Fat Ass 8-Hour Run

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Plenty of Miles and Good Times at ‘Not the Worst Weekend’

SOMERVILLE, Mass. – The Davis Square Runners have logged thousands of miles and entered teams in numerous races since their founding in 2011, but one thing they hadn’t done was conduct their own race.

That changed on Saturday, April 30, when the group played host to the “Not the Worst Weekend” Fat Ass 8-Hour Race. In keeping with the ”fat ass” format of some of ultrarunning’s traditional, grassroots events, “Not the Worst Weekend” had no entry fee, no frills, and gave runners the opportunity to take on as many miles as they desired during the time limit, regardless of distance preferences or ability levels.

Continue reading Plenty of Miles and Good Times at ‘Not the Worst Weekend’