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Smith’s Streak Continues, Jackson Earns Elusive Win at Mother’s Day 6-Hour

William Jackson and Kristen Smith have been mainstays near the front of the pack in recent years at the G.A.C. Mother’s Day 6-Hour Run, with Smith earning a few victories and Jackson coming close.

At the 24th annual race, which took place Sunday, May 13, at Bradley Palmer State Forest in Topsfield, Mass., Smith once again claimed the top spot among the women while Jackson finally secured the top spot among the men. Continue reading Smith’s Streak Continues, Jackson Earns Elusive Win at Mother’s Day 6-Hour

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Results: G.A.C. Mother’s Day 6-Hour

The 24th annual G.A.C. Mother’s Day 6-Hour Run took place Sunday, May 13, in Topsfield, Mass. Runners logged miles on a three-mile loop at Bradley Palmer State Forest. More than 70 runners completed at least one loop, and two runners hit the 40-mile mark. Continue reading Results: G.A.C. Mother’s Day 6-Hour

A Salem Sweep at Mother’s Day 6-Hour

More than an inch of rainfall soaked the trails of Bradley Palmer State Park on Sunday, May 14, but that didn’t prevent the annual G.A.C. Mother’s Day 6-Hour Run from taking place for the 23rd year in a row.

The rain may have kept some runners home – 43 completed at least one loop of the course this year compared to more than 100 in 2016 – and fewer logged major mileage compared to years past. Still, a few of the event’s familiar faces weren’t deterred by the elements, and they ascended to the top of the leaderboard with the most miles. Continue reading A Salem Sweep at Mother’s Day 6-Hour