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A Year After COVID Cancellation, Snow Doesn’t Stop G.A.C. Fat Ass 50K

Since 1998, the G.A.C. Fat Ass 50K has kicked off the new ultrarunning year in New England all but three times. The 2004 and 2018 events were canceled due to dangerous weather – severe cold or blizzard-like conditions – and the 2021 race was called off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Results: G.A.C. Fat Ass 50K

The 22nd running of the G.A.C. Fat Ass 50K took place on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Bradley Palmer State Park in Topsfield, Mass. Around 100 runners took part in the event with 19 successfully completing five loops of the course for a 50K finish.

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After Cancellation in 2020, Stone Cat Registration to Open June 29

After 18 years as a 50-mile and marathon event, the Stone Cat organizers merged the two distances into one 50K race in 2019. The result was spirited competition in both the women’s and men’s fields where strong performances were plentiful and the outcome was in doubt until the final trip around the three-loop course. By the end of the day, the reinvented Stone Cat was an instant classic.

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