The Berkshire Ultra Running Community for Service (BURCS) invites vegans and non-vegans alike to join us for the 11th annual Vegan Power 50K, 25K and new 5-miler distance in support of local animal sanctuaries. This is an in person trail event for 2024 and will be held in Pittsfield State Forest.
Enjoy this beautiful 5 mile loop on single track trails with an amazing group of runners.
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2023
Distances: 50K, 25K, and new for 2024...a 5-miler distance!.
Location: Pittsfield State Forest, Pittsfield, MA.
Course: A variety of single track trails located near the Lulu Brook section of the park.
Time: 50K race will start at 8am , the 5 milers will start at 9am, and 25K will start at 10am. No pacers allowed. All runners need to be finished by 4pm (8hr cut off for 50k and 6 hr cut off for 25k.
Aid Stations: 2 total on the loop including the start/finish.
Awards: Each finisher will receive a finishers award.
Camping: There are multiple campsites in Pittsfield State Forest complete with showers and bathrooms. Runners are responsible for booking their own campsites with Pittsfield State Forrest
Join our FB page for much more information and to join the fun! Vegan Power 50k group.
Profits go to support Vine and Red Robin Song animal sanctuaries.
Remember, there are no deferrals or refunds so that our profits go to the sanctuaries we support.
What is BURCS?
The Berkshire Ultra Running Community for Service was founded in 2013 by passionate long-distance runners from Western Massachusetts. The BURCS crew is composed of runners of all ages who seek to use their passion for sport and activism to spread awareness about important social, civic, and environmental issues. Please check out our active Facebook communities to join in the conversation!
Event's current local time: 4:54 PM ET