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Plymouth Ultra Postponed Until October

Those hoping to run the inaugural Plymouth’s Long, Hard & Dirty Ultra in April are out of luck. Those willing to wait a few months longer, however, might luck out. Continue reading Plymouth Ultra Postponed Until October

Plymouth’s First Ultra to be a ‘Long, Hard & Dirty’ Challenge at Myles Standish State Forest

Ultrarunning has enjoyed massive growth across the country and around the world in recent years, and that boom has certainly been felt here in Massachusetts. Long-established races have experienced record turnout and new events have been added to the calendar yearly. Today, the number of ultras in the Bay State stands at more than 30, ranging from distance-specific races to time-based ultras, fatass-style gatherings and last-person-standing events.

This year, Plymouth will join in on the action when it plays host to its first ultramarathon with the inaugural Plymouth’s Long, Hard and Dirty Ultra on Saturday, April 18, at Myles Standish State Forest. The event was the brainchild of co-Race Director Kristen DeMeo Winger who saw the potential for a trail race to thrive in an area that has a robust road-running community. She pitched that idea to her friend, Anne Marie Winchester, and the idea soon turned into reality. Continue reading Plymouth’s First Ultra to be a ‘Long, Hard & Dirty’ Challenge at Myles Standish State Forest