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Sweltering Summer 8 Hour and 5K

August 10, 2019

The Sweltering Summer 8 Hour and 5K will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Clapp Park, 215 West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

The race, which is organized by the Berkshire Ultra Runners Community for Service, will be run on a dirt and cinder track.

Timing by Mike Melton at MCMTiming.

To register or for more information about the race or donating to Wisdom House contact race Director Bennjamin Griffin at or call (413) 443-5819.

Race Day Schedule:

6:00 am – 7:00 am  Packet pickup

7:00 am  8 hour and Virtual 1 hour races

Noon – 1:00 pm  5K Packet pickup

1:00 pm  5K

Awards after race.

Hand-made medal, t-shirt, mug, and sticker to all participants. Overall top 3 male and female in each event. 10 year age groups recognized and top relay team. Individual mileage awards and other swag will be handed out at the conclusion of the 8-Hour event for lifetime mileage.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Moments House, a warm home-like daytime facility for all Berkshire County residents living with a cancer diagnosis as well as their families and support systems. Donate online or sign up to fundraise at:


Clapp Park