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
The 32nd running of the Vermont 100-Mile Endurance Run was canceled on Wednesday, April 15, in response to the global pandemic caused by the coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Continue reading Vermont 100 Canceled
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
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.
The Mt. Toby Ultra is the latest Massachusetts ultramarathon to be canceled due to the coronavirus. Continue reading Mt. Toby Ultra Canceled
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
One of New England’s original ultramarathons, the Trail Animals Running Club’s ‘Don’t Run Boston’ Ultras, has been canceled due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading TARC’s ‘Don’t Run Boston’ Canceled