ANYONE is welcome to join us Saturday June 16, 2018 for the VEGAN POWER 50 K SOLO and RELAY and 25 K! The 50 K SOLO and RELAY will start at 7 am with a 6:45 AM race briefing and the 25 K will start at 10:00 AM with a pre race briefing at 9:45 AM. Check out the gorgeous single track course in the beautiful Berkshires as well as sample some awesome vegan race and recovery food and learn about the power of a plant based diet to slow climate change, preserve our ecosystems, decrease animal suffering and feel vital and alive in your running! THIS YEAR ALL PROFITS WILL BE SPLIT 3 WAYS BETWEEN: VINE SANCTUARY IN VT, RED ROBIN SONG SANCTAURY IN NY AND BLUEBIRD FARM AND WILDLIFE RESCUE IN MA! OH… PS this is a cup free event so make sure you have a hydration system that you wear, or bring a handheld to refill or have one stashed at the SF aid station. THE RACE START AND FINISH AND BIB PICKUP WILL ALL BE HELD AT THE NATURE CENTER AT PITTSFIELD STATE FOREST. THIS IS THE BUILDING DIRECTLY ACROSS FROM THE LULU BROOK PARKING LOT WHICH WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR A SHUTTLE VOLUNTEER AND MAKE THINGS MORE CONVENIENT FOR EVERYONE BIB AND SWAG PICK UP IS ON SATURDAY MORNING FOR EVERYONE BETWEEN 5:45 AND 6:45 am, 25 k CAN PICK UP THEN OR LATER IN THE MORNING.
Date: June 16, 2018 Saturday
Time: 7:00 AM start 6:45 AM Pre race briefing.
Time Limit: 9 hours
Location: Pittsfield State Forest, Pittsfield, MA
Trail: Single track, gorgeous, moderate +, 6 loops.
Aid Stations: 2, 1 at the start/finish, you will loop by it every 5 miles. The second will be about half way around.
Contact: Ana or Alex, Co-Race Directors at
Awards: Every finisher will receive a medal.
Race Series: This is the first race in the BURCS (Berkshire Ultra Running Community for Service) Race Series. If you also complete the Sweltering Summer 8 and the Free to Run 50 you will be a “BURCS Badass!” Officially! and get a Custom Designed Buckle to prove it, awarded at the end of the last race in the series!