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This page is under construction - additional sections are planned. See the Links/Races for more races.
Last revised October 12, 2007


May 6, 2007

Blue Hills, 10 and 3 miles, Blue Hills Reservation, Milton, MA, 10am
Race Info + App (An eastern MA alternative to Seven Sisters)
Colonial Road Runners, Race site, John Goldrosen, Race director
May 12, 2007

MorFun Wapack, 50, 21.4, or 12.3 miles, Miller State Park, Peterborough, NH, 5am, 8am, or 8:30am
Race Site (This new race on the Wapack trail complements the traditional Wapack Trail Race.)
Bogie Dumitrescu, Race director
May 27, 2007

Pineland Farms, 50K or 25K, New Gloucester ME, 8am, 10am
Application | Pineland Farms Info
Ian Parlin  Race director
July 15, 2007

Soapstone Assault, 5 mi, age graded race, Stafford Springs, CT
A gem. Fun.
Race Site
July 29, 2007

Escarpment Trail Run, 30K, Haines Falls, NY
A classic rugged rocky trail race, big brother to the Seven Sisters.
Race Site | (mail for application) | Dick Vincent  Race director
September 8, 2007

Wrentham Forest Challenge, 20K, Wrentham, MA
Potential GT race on same weekend as Pisgah.
[obsolete ref] Race Site | Pete  Race director
September 23, 2007

Beaver Brook Trails, 12.5K, Marshfield, VT
Peter Gagarin says, "It's a beautiful place, a great trail network, and Mike and Vivian do an awesome job of organizing... wonderful hospitality."
[obsolete ref] Race Site | Mike and Vivian Fritz  Race directors
October 6, 2007

Overlook Trail Run, 7 mi run or 5K walk, Saima Park, Fitchburg, MA, 10 am
"Locals have always treasured these trails and have closly guarded them from becoming overused... The course offers a challenging degree of difficulty including single-track trails, rocky paths, and stream crossings - these obstacles enhance the running experience. Some of the highlights on the course include a loop around the Overlook Reservoir, a climb up and over Flat Rock Road, the waterfall at the Chasm, depending on weather conditions mud and water along the Swamp Trail, stone wall crossings to the Link Trail, and single track through the pines on the Lightening Path."
Race App and Info | North Medford Club
October 21, 2007

Wildland Trail Race, 10 mi, East Orland, ME
From Peter Keeney, for anyone downeast not heading for Groton...
November 4, 2007

new! Fall Back Mudslinger 5, Saratoga Spa St. Park, NY
And for anyone from the far west not going to the Busa Bushwack...
Starts at the Peerless Pool Complex at 10am. There is a 1 mi race for kids. Info: (518) 584-2000.

Mountain Series

USATF New England Mountain Running Circuit
12th annual USATF-NE Mt Series of six or so mountain races, a mix of paved and dirt road and trail, including Northfield and Cranmore kindly shared with the Grand Tree. See Dave Dunham's [obsolete ref] literary snapshots of the races.


July 27-29, 2007

Ultimate XC Challenge, Jay, VT
50K or 29K trail races, recommended by the local young and fast.
"The race starts by climbing 4,000 feet... racers will cross fields and rivers, follow a deer trail, and run in a brook... for about 3 miles..." (Full Jay Challenge resumes in 2008.)
Race Site | Dan Des Rosiers, Race director

Race directors: please let us (WMAC Webmaster) know of any changes, races to add, applications to post, etc, for your race listing - Thanks.