The freeze arrived early for the TARCtic Frozen Yeti. Continue reading Early Freeze Sets the Stage for Inaugural TARCtic Frozen Yeti
The sun was shining at Sandy Neck Beach as runners arrived on Saturday morning, Jan. 12, and made their way from the cozy confines of the Snack Shop down to the starting line on the sand.
The blue sky, lack of snow, and seaside location may have hinted that it was a warm day, but that was far from the case. The Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass 50K has had its share of diverse weather during its first 12 years, ranging from warm temperatures and sunny skies, to rain and snow. The 13th edition of the race in Barnstable, Mass., was no different. The sun was a disguise for the 20-degree temperature and strong wind gusts that froze the runners to their core. Continue reading Frigid Weather Doesn’t Deter Record Turnout at 13th Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass
The 13th annual Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass 50K took place Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, on Sandy Neck Beach in Barnstable, Mass. Thirty runners completed the 50K run on the sand of Barnstable, while another 48 completed one loop of the course for a 25K finish. Continue reading Results: Cape Cod Frozen Fat Ass 50K
TOPSFIELD, Mass. – A thunderstorm inched closer to Topsfield during the morning hours on Saturday, Jan. 5, creating an ominous sky above and around Bradley Palmer State Park.
Runners coming to the G.A.C. Fat Ass 50 from the north and south drove through spurts of steady precipitation. Upon arrival at the park, however, they experienced reprieve from the rain. Radar showed that the storm that for hours had barreled toward the park split as it neared the Topsfield town border. There was rain to the north and rain to the south, but Bradley Palmer State Park was dry. Indeed, it was a good day to run. Continue reading Little Rain, Lot of Good Times at 20th Annual G.A.C. Fat Ass 50
The 20th annual G.A.C. Fat Ass 50 took place on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Bradley Palmer State Park in Topsfield, Mass. Around 150 runners took part, with 30 completing a 50K distance and another eight running a marathon. Continue reading G.A.C. Fat Ass 50
The 20th annual running of the G.A.C. Fat Ass 50K took place on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Bradley Palmer State Park in Topsfield, Mass. The following are a small sample of the photos taken during the 6-hour trail race. A full photo gallery with 186 photos can be found on the MassUltra Facebook page here. Continue reading Photos: G.A.C. Fat Ass 50K
It wasn’t hard to spot Kassandra Marin for a post-race interview at the Fells Winter Ultra, my final race providing live coverage for 2018. All I had to do was look for the smile. Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Plenty to Smile About