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100 Miles and More: Harper, McNally, Ung Go Beyond the Distance at Ghost Train

Runners have had the option of going beyond 100 miles for several years at the Ghost Train Rail Trail Races; it’s a time-based event, after all, rather than distance-specific.

A handful of participants have contemplated running bonus miles after finishing 100 during the 30-hour event in years past, but only three had done so — Byron Lane and Karna Hyman both ran 115 miles in 2012 and Alex Cabrera completed 105 miles in 2018. Continue reading 100 Miles and More: Harper, McNally, Ung Go Beyond the Distance at Ghost Train

Results: TARC Ghost Train Rail Trail Races

The Trail Animals Running Club’s 11th annual Ghost Train Rail Trail Races took place Oct. 19-20 at Camp Tevya in Brookline, N.H. Runners had 30 hours to complete as many 15-mile out-and-backs on the rail trail as they wanted. Continue reading Results: TARC Ghost Train Rail Trail Races

Scary-Fast: Caron Haunts Ghost Train Record Book with Sub-15-Hour 100-Miler

BROOKLINE, N.H. – The faint glow of a flashlight beam shook in the distance with each smooth, deliberate swing of Patrick Caron’s left arm.

Flanked by his pacer, Michael Franzino, who had just run the past 15 miles with Caron, the pair cruised into Camp Tevya, the official start/finish point for each out-and-back of the Ghost Train Rail Trail Races on Oct. 22-23. Caron was 90 miles into his 100-mile race, and far ahead of course-record pace. Continue reading Scary-Fast: Caron Haunts Ghost Train Record Book with Sub-15-Hour 100-Miler