The Berkshire Ultra Running Community for Service (BURCS) invites vegans and non-vegans alike to join us for the 10th annual Vegan Power 50K and 25K in support of local animal sanctuaries. This is an in person trail event for 2023 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 17, 2023
Distances: 50K and 25K.
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 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.
Shirts: Shirts for all registered runners signed up prior to May 15th. After that we can't guarantee one but will try.
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 burcsrunners.org for more information and to join.
Event's current local time: 7:46 PM ET