After an electric 2023 event, XTERRA has announced their Trail Run World Championship is returning to Maine’s Sugarloaf Resort in 2024. The 15th edition of this ultimate event is set to take place over Labor Day weekend, from August 30 to September 1, 2024, offering a festival-like atmosphere and a
I’ll never understand road runners; people who actually prefer the mind-numbing boredom of running on a flat, paved road. (Bleck!) I even know at least one sicko who almost always runs on a treadmill … even if it’s 70 degrees and sunny out. (Clearly, a psychopath.) Trail runners like variety.
The Trail Animals Running Club’s ultra popular mid-winter race, the TARCtic Frozen Yeti, will open for registration on Thursday, October 26 at 7 p.m. The event features a 30-hour race and a 15-mile race that will take place overnight. The race is scheduled for February 3-4, 2024, with the following
Two months might be left in 2023, but the 2024 trail race calendar is already rapidly taking shape. The folks at Sassquad Trail Running recently opened registration for the Squatchapple Trail Race, which will be held March 9, 2024. The race will be held at South Mountain Reservation in West
The following are some of the trail and ultra events happening in the Northeast next month. Know of an upcoming event we should include? Tell us about it. People’s Park UltraPittsgrove, New JerseyApril 1 While this race is billed as having a “last person standing” format, there might be multiple
The Trail Running Film Festival is currently on tour and will be appearing at theaters around the Northeast this spring. This year’s festival features nine films that celebrate the sport and culture of trail running. Festival organizers say each location will have a unique local flair, as well as prizes
The Northeast is getting a brand new 100K. Ironwood Adventure Works recently announced they’ll hold a new 100K, the Great Hill Ultra, in New York’s Finger Lakes region this July. This point-to-point 62-mile trail race set for July 9 will cover a large section of the scenic Finger Lakes region.
When backyard ultras (a.k.a. last person standing races) debuted more than a decade ago, they were considered a wildly creative twist on traditional running races. Since then, race directors have continued their creative ways, putting their own unique spins on the format. One of those unique spins takes place in