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MassUltra Roundup: Pineland Farms and Rockin Choccolocco

Massachusetts Runners Dominate at Pineland Farms

The Salomon Trail Running Festival at Pineland Farms attracted runners from throughout New England to New Gloucester, Maine, but many of the speediest runners in the ultramarathon distances had one thing in common: they hailed from Massachusetts. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Pineland Farms and Rockin Choccolocco

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MassUltra Roundup: Cruel Jewel, Rhode Island Red, Worlds End, and Keys

Flummerfelt, Feinhaus Endure Cruel Jewel 100-Mile

The folks in Georgia aren’t joking around when they call it “cruel.”

The Cruel Jewel 100 actually measures 105.9 miles through the Chattahoochee National Forest in northern Georgia. Along the way, 33,000 feet of vertical gain are sprinkled in – oftentimes through thick humidity or whatever else Mother Nature chooses to throw at the runners. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Cruel Jewel, Rhode Island Red, Worlds End, and Keys

MassUltra Roundup: Rusiecki in Familiar Territory at TNFEC Bear Mountain 50M

The size of the field has grown considerably, weather conditions have varied, and competition has stiffened. Still, one thing has remained consistent throughout all of the change during the past eight years of The North Face Endurance Challenge – New York: Brian Rusiecki is always in the hunt. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Rusiecki in Familiar Territory at TNFEC Bear Mountain 50M

MassUltra Roundup: Dissinger is Jack Bristol 50K Champ; Defusco 2nd in 100K

Jake Dissinger spent the 2015 season racing at the front of the pack, highlighted by first-place finishes at the Cape Cod Trail Race 50K, BURCS Summer Fat Ass 6-Hour Run, and the Six Hours in Paradise 6-Hour Race.

Dissinger kicked off 2016 with another victory, this time at the Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultra Races on Saturday, April 24, in New Preston, Conn. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Dissinger is Jack Bristol 50K Champ; Defusco 2nd in 100K

MassUltra Roundup: Rusieckis Sweep Titles at Bull Run Run

Virginia has been mighty good to Brian and Amy Rusiecki.

Last October, the husband and wife trail-running duo from South Deerfield, Mass., traveled to Swoope, Va., and returned home with the men’s and women’s championships at the Grindstone 100.

On Saturday, April 9, the Rusieckis were back in Virginia – this time in Clifton – for the Bull Run Run 50-Mile Race. Again, they swept the men’s and women’s titles. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Rusieckis Sweep Titles at Bull Run Run