During the first two years of the Watuppa 50K, runners showed up ready to throw down fast times.Continue reading Heely Crushes Course Record in Return of Watuppa 50K
The Watuppa Trail Races returned from a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic with the eighth running of the event on Sunday, May 15, at Watuppa Reservation in Fall River, Mass. Runners took on 50K, 30K and 10K distances.Continue reading Results: Watuppa Trail Races
After five years as a short-distance event, starting as a 5-miler before switching to a 10K, the Watuppa Trail Race went long in 2018 with the addition of a 30K race and a 50K ultramarathon. Both options proved popular, and the 50K provided a welcome addition to the growing ultra scene in southern Massachusetts.Continue reading Watuppa Trail Races to Return in May
After weeks of holding out hope, the organizers of the Watuppa 50K, 30K and 10K trail races announced on Monday that the event was canceled. Continue reading Watuppa 50K Canceled Due to COVID-19
Michael Pulli finished 2018 with a flourish, racing to victory at the rain-soaked Stone Cat 50-miler as well as runner-up finishes at the TARC Fall Classic 50K and the Fells Winter Ultra 32-miler.
Pulli waited until May to kick off his 2019 ultramarathon season, but the 42-year-old resident of Medford, Mass., raced like he was in mid-season form at the second annual Watuppa 50K and seventh annual Watuppa Trail Races on Sunday, May 19, at Watuppa Reservation in Fall River, Mass. Continue reading Pulli, Rushton Cruise to Wins at Watuppa
The seventh annual Watuppa Trail Races and second annual 50K took place Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the Watuppa Reservation in Fall River, Mass., where runners tackled 50K, 30K and 10K distances. Continue reading Results: Watuppa 50K and Trail Races
When construction delays at the DCR Massasoit State Park campgrounds created uncertainty about Northeast Race Management’s ability to play host to the Big Bear 50K and 30K races this year, race organizers didn’t spend much time fretting. Instead, they got to work searching for a new venue to make sure runners could still have an opportunity to race.
The solution came on the familiar trails of Watuppa Reservation in Fall River, Mass., where Northeast Race Management was already putting on trail races at shorter distances. Instead of a one-day affair, they expanded it to a two-day distance-running festival and rolled over runners’ Big Bear entries into the ultramarathon and 30K races at the Watuppa Trail Races. The end result was that runners still had an opportunity to compete, and they were treated to a warm day of racing on a five-loop course on Sunday, May 20. Continue reading No Big Bear? No Problem: Venue Change Doesn’t Deter Runners at Watuppa
The Big Bear 50K and 30K races were unable to be held this year at Massasoit State Park, so Northeast Race Management added an ultramarathon to its event the same weekend at the Watuppa Reservation in Fall River, Mass., to make sure runners who wanted more mileage still had the opportunity. Continue reading Results: Watuppa Trail Races