Vegan Power 50K to Go Virtual, Alford Springs 6-Hour Canceled

Pittsfield State Forest has been the home of the Berkshire Ultra Running Community for Service’s Vegan Power 50K for six years, and the BURCS plan on keeping it that way in the years ahead. For 2020, however, the race will be a virtual experience. Continue reading Vegan Power 50K to Go Virtual, Alford Springs 6-Hour Canceled

For Levandosky, Land Conservation is Key to Protecting, Expanding Trails

While out for a run on the Ware River Rail-Trail on Tuesday, March 31, Steve Levandosky encountered a sign that inspired him to stop, pull out his phone and snap a photo.
“Use of this trail is a privilege & not a right,” the sign read.

The message resonated with Levandosky—both the first and second parts of it. Continue reading For Levandosky, Land Conservation is Key to Protecting, Expanding Trails

For Woburn with Love: LeBlanc to Take on Towanda to Benefit Community

Standing at the base of Horn Pond Mountain, Samantha LeBlanc caught her breath, gathered herself, and stared up the trail toward the summit.

Towanda, she thought as she steeled herself for what she was about to do. She took a deep breath, gritted her teeth and charged forward.

Towanda! Continue reading For Woburn with Love: LeBlanc to Take on Towanda to Benefit Community

With Ultras On Hold, Gryszowka Makes a Difference One Mask at a Time

Since running her first trail ultramarathon in 2015, Marie Gryszowka has steadily pushed her limits, tackling more mileage, taking on bigger adventures, and never backing down from a challenge. The 2019 season was her biggest yet, with at least seven ultramarathon finishes – including her first two 100-milers. Continue reading With Ultras On Hold, Gryszowka Makes a Difference One Mask at a Time

Going beyond the marathon in Massachusetts