Category Archives: TARC

TARC Spring Classic 50K Results

Below are the final results of the TARC Spring Classic 50K. In addition, check out a recap of the event here. Continue reading TARC Spring Classic 50K Results

Ahern, Hetherington Victorious at TARC Spring Classic 50K

WESTON, Mass. – Uncertainty abounded during the early hours of the TARC Spring Classic.

Indecisive weather fluctuated Saturday morning between a light drizzle, cool and calm, and a steady rain before giving way to sunshine and heat. Meanwhile, the action on the course proved to be equally unpredictable when a race that seemingly was decided early took a dramatic turn with 10 kilometers to go. Continue reading Ahern, Hetherington Victorious at TARC Spring Classic 50K

“To Hale and Back” Kicks Off TARC Ultra Season

What a difference a year makes.

The 2015 TARC ultra-running season opened with a Spring Thaw 6-Hour Race that came well before Massachusetts’ mountains of record-setting snowfall had melted away.

The 2016 TARC ultra season-opener relocated from Andover to Westwood, Mass., was scheduled for two weeks later, and rebranded itself as “To Hale and Back,” giving the trail animals an opportunity to emerge from winter hibernation for a six-hour trail race at Hale Reservation.

Ninety-six runners took to the trails Saturday, March 26, for a chilly but comfortable, snow-free six hours of running at Hale Reservation. No post-holing, Yaktrax or microspikes necessary; a 3.5-mile loop of mostly singletrack trail and rolling hills provided plenty of opportunity to run easy while ticking away the miles. Continue reading “To Hale and Back” Kicks Off TARC Ultra Season