The Wapack and Back 50-mile and 43-mile trail ultramarathons and 21.5-mile trail race took place Saturday, May 13, in Ashburnham, Mass. Continue reading Results: Wapack and Back
More than 20 ultras took place around the United States last weekend, and Massachusetts was represented in at least three of them. The most notable was in nearby New York where Bay State residents were among the fastest at the USATF 50K National Championship at Caumsett State Historic Park. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Caumsett Park 50K Championship, Naked Bavarian, and the MS 50
Two ultras in Texas are featured in this week’s roundup: the Big Bend Ultra and the Snowdrop 55-Hour Race. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Big Bend and Snowdrop
From 2007-2013, Brian Rusiecki was a major presence at the Vermont 50 as he rattled off seven straight top-10 finishes in the 50-mile race including championships in 2009, 2010, and 2012. After a two-year absence, he returned to the race Sunday, Sept. 25, in Brownsville, Vt., and found himself back in familiar territory battling at the front of the pack. Continue reading Massachusetts Residents Rusiecki, Princic Victorious in Vermont
The third running of the Tahoe 200 Endurance Run, a 205.5-mile loop around Lake Tahoe, featured its very first Massachusetts finishers at the multi-day event which began Friday, Sept. 9, and concluded Tuesday, Sept. 13, when the 100-hour time limit expired. Continue reading Flummerfelt, Spera are First from Massachusetts to Complete Tahoe 200
Long before the first rumbles of thunder rattled through the valleys and well before more than four hours of torrential downpour soaked the dirt roads and trails and drenched runners to the core, a different storm of sorts rolled across the Vermont 100 course. Continue reading Reign Before the Rain: Rusiecki Victorious, Dissinger 9th at Vermont 100
Fans of 100-mile trail races are in luck this weekend. A trio of triple-digit distance events is on tap: the Hardrock 100, Vermont 100, and Tahoe Rim Trail 100.
Massachusetts ultrarunners will be competing in all three. Continue reading Huge Weekend of 100-Milers Includes Massachusetts Ultrarunners
Competition for entry into the Western States 100 is almost as difficult as the race itself.
A total of 3,510 runners—a Western States lottery record by more than 800 applicants—applied for the 355 spots up for grabs in the 2016 Western States lottery. The lottery took place December 5, 2015, at the Placer High School auditorium in Auburn, CA.
ARLINGTON, Mass. – Nine months after making its United States debut with a screening at the 2015 Boston Marathon, “Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco” returned to the Bay State for a second viewing Tuesday night at the Regent Theatre.
The film has earned considerable acclaim throughout the industry, including a 2015 Spotlight Documentary Film Awards Silver Award, and an International Award of Merit from the 2015 International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality. It also was voted the Best Mountain Running Film at the 2015 Ladek Mountain Film Festival, Best Film on Running at the 2015 INKAfest Mountain Film Festival, and Best Documentary at the 2015 Arizona International Film Festival. Continue reading “Run Free” returns to Massachusetts