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Cold Takes a Toll on Runners, Coffee at TARCkey Trot

WINCHESTER, Mass. — Below-freezing temperatures took a toll on runners at the Trail Animals Running Club’s fourth annual TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Wright-Locke Farm, but the first casualty was the coffee. Continue reading Cold Takes a Toll on Runners, Coffee at TARCkey Trot

Photos: TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra

The Trail Animals Running Club played host to the fourth-annual TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra and 5K on the trails of Wright-Locke Farm in Winchester, Mass., and neighboring Whipple Hill on Saturday, Nov. 16. The following are a small sample of photos from the day. A full gallery of 123 photos can be viewed on the MassUltra Facebook page at this link. Continue reading Photos: TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra

Results: TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra

The Trail Animals Running Club played host to the fourth annual TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra and 5K trail races on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Wright-Locke Farm in Winchester, Mass., and the trails of neighboring Whipple Hill. Runners had six hours to complete a 3.1-mile loop as many times as they could, with only completed loops counting. Continue reading Results: TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra

Runners Feast on Miles at Third Annual TARCkey Trot

Make no mistake, runners didn’t go on a pre-Thanksgiving mileage diet at the Trail Animals Running Club’s third annual TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra on Sunday, Nov. 18.

Sure, the top mileage total looked a bit lighter than the previous two years, but that had nothing to do with cutting back; there’s a reasonable explanation. The first two years of the race were dominated by Patrick Caron, one of American ultrarunning’s top young prospects. After posting 37.2 miles in 2016 and 40.3 in 2017, the 21-year-old from Needham, Mass., missed this year’s TARCkey Trot to compete at the North Face Endurance Challenge championship race in San Francisco (ultimately canceled due to poor air quality from wildfires), leaving the door open for a new TARCkey Trot champion to emerge. Continue reading Runners Feast on Miles at Third Annual TARCkey Trot

Results: TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra

The Trail Animals Running Club played host to the third annual TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at Wright Locke Farm and Whipple Hill in Lexington, Mass. Runners had six hours to complete as many 3.1-mile loops as possible on rocky, technical trails. Additionally, a one-loop 5K race was also offered. Continue reading Results: TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra

Fiore Savors Final Tune-Up at TARCkey Trot as Iceland Awaits

Thanksgiving loomed just five days away, but Joshua Fiore wasn’t at the Trail Animals Running Club’s second annual TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Run on Saturday, Nov. 18, hoping to burn off a few extra calories before chowing down on a holiday feast.

Instead, Fiore came to the race at Wright-Locke Farm in Winchester, Mass., and Whipple Hill in neighboring Lexington with his sights set on a much grander goal four weeks later. Continue reading Fiore Savors Final Tune-Up at TARCkey Trot as Iceland Awaits

Results: TARCkey Trot 6-Hour

The Trail Animals Running Club’s second annual TARCkey Trot 6-Hour Ultra and 5K trail races took place Saturday, Nov. 18, on the trails of Whipple Hill and Wright-Locke Farm in Winchester and Lexington, Mass. The course consisted of a 3.1-mile loop that runners circled either once in the 5K race or as many times as they could within the six-hour time limit in the ultra event. Continue reading Results: TARCkey Trot 6-Hour