MassUltra Roundup: Double Top, J.W. Corbett, Grand Ridge, and Enchanted Forest

From a gritty 100-mile finish in Georgia for Mark Leuner, to a 50K victory for Shelley Cheung in Washington, to races in Florida and Connecticut, Massachusetts ultrarunners found finish lines across the country on April 22-23. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Double Top, J.W. Corbett, Grand Ridge, and Enchanted Forest

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Photo Gallery: TARC Spring Classic

The Trail Animals Running Club’s seventh annual TARC Spring Classic took place Saturday, April 22, in Weston, Mass. The following is a small collection of photos from the race. Check out the MassUltra facebook page to view an extended photo galleryContinue reading Photo Gallery: TARC Spring Classic

MassUltra Roundup: Lumberjack 100, Lake Sonoma, Traprock, and Merced Canyon

From the West Coast to the East Coast, Massachusetts ultrarunners continue to pile up strong performances. That includes an overall first-place finish by Cambridge resident Jenny Hoffman at the Lumberjack 100-miler in Washington, a top-10 performance by Boston’s Joe McConaughy at the highly-competitive Lake Sonoma 50-miler in California, a top-10 finish by Boston’s Will Holets at the Merced Canyon 44K in California, and Brian Rusiecki secured his third straight victory with a win at the Traprock 50K in Connecticut.

These four big races are featured in this week’s roundup. Continue reading MassUltra Roundup: Lumberjack 100, Lake Sonoma, Traprock, and Merced Canyon

Levy, Spera Repeat at Cape Cod 50K

Familiar faces brought home victories at the fourth annual Cape Cod Trail Race 50K on Sunday, April 9, at the Crane Wildlife Management Area in Falmouth, Mass.

Defending champions Rob Levey and Kara Spera reigned again as both turned in faster performances than in 2016 on a day that was picture-perfect for running with sunny skies, a light breeze and temperature around 50 degrees. Continue reading Levy, Spera Repeat at Cape Cod 50K