Update to 2021 Race
2021 EVENT WILL BE LIMITED TO PRE-REGISTERED RUNNERS FROM 2020. SPOTS AFTER PRE-REG TAKES PLACE WILL OCCUR AFTER THATDue to scheduling conflicts the 72 hour race will not be held in 2021. Spots will be limited and given by order of registration for 2020's event. Limited snack offerings this year due to covid-19 safety precautions. Plan to bring your own aid!
WHY BURCS? Since 2013, BURCS has been putting on quality distance running events throughout western Massachusetts with profits going to charities and non-profits. We are one of the races doing good for others and giving back to our community. Run 1 lap or 100+. And have a tangible impact on our community.
Local time: 2:17 PM
DATE: September 10 to September 12, 2021
EVENT TIMES: 48 HOUR starts 12pm on September 10, 24 HOUR starts 12pm on September 11. 12 HOUR starts 7am and ends at 7pm on September 11. All other events (24, 48 HOUR) end at 12pm on SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 12.
LOCATION:Notchview Ski Lodge, 83 Old Route 9, Windsor, MA 01226 **Note** GPS may need to use the following address/coordinates: 2241 Berkshire Trail Dalton, MA 01226( 42.504909, -73.037470)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: A beautifully groomed 1.9 mile (approximate) perimeter loop trail that winds around Notchview in Windsor, MA. You will pass the aid station each lap and there will be access to bathrooms and running water. Additionally, there will be an area to set up personal aid stations as needed. Slight .2 mile incline at the start of each lap, followed by rolling 1 mile alternating single track and double. It follows a xc ski perimiter loop, and grass could be somewhat long in the field, though generally is groomed well!
COST/AID STATION: $30 registration fee for all events. Money will be split between costs (portas, insurance, etc), Donation to Notchview, and a donation to local non-profits (Trustees and Animal Shelters). Reminder: This is a "Fat Ass" event. Please plan to bring things you absolutely must have. Due to covid restrictions we will have a limited aid station with prepackaged things. DONATIONS TO GO TOWARDS NOTCHVIEW TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THE TRAILS AS WELL AS A LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTER, SONSINI ANIMAL SHELTER. NO REFUNDS FOR THIS EVENT. Your registration goes to charity if you cannot make it.
TIMING: We will start together at 12pm (7am for 12 hour race). We will have a spreadsheet for race morning. Find your name and record each lap as you come through. It is on the honor system. No partial laps count.Please ask to find a designated area to place a tent if you care to. 10' x 10' is preferred. Nothing larger. You may also elect to nap in your car in the parking lots.
CONTACT INFO: Benn Griffin, Resident "Fat Ass" . (518)435-5590, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
AWARDS: Unique finisher's award. Option to pay for a 100 Mile BURCS buckle at event ($20) or a Notchview hat ($25). Note: No refunds given for no-shows. YOU MUST STILL SHOW UP TO EVENT.