Ever since running her first ultramarathon at the Castle to River Run 50K in 2019, Jenny Cavanagh has been hooked on long distances. She has finished numerous ultras in the years since, including the 2019 Ghost Train 100-miler.
Now, Cavanagh is more than just an ultra participant – she’s also a race director.
Continue reading Donahue Tops Field at Inaugural Spring Fever 8-Hour →
The inaugural Spring Fever 8-Hour Ultra and 5-mile and 5K trail races took place on Saturday, April 22, 2023, in Hingham, Mass. The event was the creation of Jen Cavanagh from TA fitness in Weymouth, and it took place at Wompatuck State Park in Hingham.
Continue reading Results: Spring Fever, 8-Hour, 5-Mile and 5K →
Jack Bailey had to wait an extra year to experience his dream of running the Western States Endurance Run, but when that opportunity finally came he made the most of it.
Continue reading After Waiting an Extra Year, Medway’s Bailey Earns Western States Buckle →
The Trail Running Film Festival is revving up for one last virtual show of 2020.
Continue reading Final 2020 Virtual Trail Running Film Festival Set for Dec. 5 →
The COVID-19 global pandemic has claimed another Massachusetts ultramarathon as a victim.
Continue reading Lynn Woods 50K Canceled →
When the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus began wiping out trail races and ultramarathons in March and April, the organizers of the Trail-Running Film Festival went to work revamping their traveling show for a virtual format. What started as a one-time event in May ultimately grew into a summer-long virtual film festival with a new lineup of films each month. Continue reading Final Virtual Trail-Running Film Festival Summer Screening Set for Saturday →
The Trail-Running Film Festival’s summer-long virtual series is rolling into July with a lineup of classic trail films on tap for the next event. Continue reading July Trail-Running Film Festival to Feature Classic Films →
The global pandemic caused by the new coronavirus forced Rainshadow Running to cancel races, but the organization relocated its popular Trail-Running Film Festival from theatres to the internet. Continue reading Trail-Running Film Festival Announces June Screening →
Since 2014, the Trail-Running Film Festival has been a popular draw for trail- and ultrarunners nationwide in search of inspiration or entertainment featuring our terrain of choice. In Massachusetts, the festival has made several trips to the Capitol Theatre in Arlington and played to sold-out audiences. Continue reading Trail-Running Film Festival to be a Live-Stream Event on May 1 →
Western States lottery day is cruel to most, and Tom Morton and Scott Slater know that feeling as well as anyone. Morton, 42, of Chicopee, Mass., and Slater, 41, of Guilford, Conn., were two of nine ultrarunners in the lottery for a record eighth consecutive year. Nobody has tried longer than them to gain a spot at the starting line of the Western States Endurance Run, the sport’s original 100-mile footrace. Continue reading After 8 Years, Morton and Slater’s Western States Wait is Over →