Three from Massachusetts Tapped in Western States Lottery

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.

Three Massachusetts ultrarunners were among the lucky ones to have their numbers pulled Continue reading Three from Massachusetts Tapped in Western States Lottery

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“Run Free” returns to Massachusetts

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.

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“Run Free” movie poster, courtesy of runfreemovie.com.

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