Category Archives: Roundup

MassUltra Roundup: JFK 50, NYC 60K, New Jersey One Day, Rhode Island 6-Hour, and Tideland 24

From 50K races to 24-hour events, Massachusetts ultrarunners have logged some big miles out-of-state in the final weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: JFK 50, NYC 60K, New Jersey One Day, Rhode Island 6-Hour, and Tideland 24

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MassUltra Roundup: Hamsterwheel and Stone Mill

The 2016 racing season is starting to wind down, and results were hard to come by for races outside of the Bay State last weekend. We are still tracking down results from the Rhode Island 6-Hour Ultra and will roll them into next week’s roundup. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Hamsterwheel and Stone Mill

MassUltra Roundup: Javelina Jundred and Autumn Leaves

Javelina Jundred

It was a scorching weekend in the desert Oct. 29-30 in Fountain Hills, Ariz., with temperatures that hit triple-digits and plenty of sun beating down to cook the ground. It’s not a stretch of the imagination to assume ultrarunners contributed to that late-October heat, however, given the number of scorching performances turned in at the Javelina Jundred, a 100-mile and 100-kilometer race. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Javelina Jundred and Autumn Leaves

MassUltra Roundup: Pony Express, Bimblers Bluff, Elk-Kings, and Goatz

A large crop of Bay State residents journeyed a few strides beyond the state border into New Hampshire last weekend for the Ghost Train Rail Trail Races. Results of that event are still being finalized, so we will highlight it in a separate article later this week. Not everyone went north to race, however. A handful of Massachusetts residents headed elsewhere to take on ultramarathon challenges, and we have included four of those events in this week’s roundup. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Pony Express, Bimblers Bluff, Elk-Kings, and Goatz

MassUltra Roundup: Bigfoot, Farm to Farm, Tesla Hertz, Oil Creek, and Water Gap

While the largest cropping of Massachusetts ultrarunners spent the weekend of Oct. 8-9 racing or volunteering at the TARC 100 ultrarunning festival in Westwood, Mass., (see additional TARC 100 coverage on MassUltra.com), a handful of Bay State residents scattered throughout the country to tackle other ultras. We’ve included five of them in this week’s roundup. If we’ve missed your event (here’s looking at you, Grindstone), don’t worry, we’ll include it next week. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Bigfoot, Farm to Farm, Tesla Hertz, Oil Creek, and Water Gap