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Sweltering Summer 8 Hour and 5K

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:

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Earth Angels Fight Against Cancer Golf Tournament

The  Earth Angels Fight Against Cancer Golf Tournament will be held Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Egremont Country Club, 685 S. Egremont Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230 .

The event is a four-person scramble for both men and women. The cost is $125 per person which includes green fees, cart, lunch, refreshments, prizes, dinner and a golf shirt as a tournament souvenir.

To register go to  and find Earth Angels Tournament registration form in Calendar.

To guarantee getting your shirt size, you must register by July 12th.

The tournament will also include on-course prizes including  a hole-in-one opportunity on every par three hole.

The tournament day schedule is as follows:

11:00 am Registration and lunch

12:30 pm Shotgun Start

Awards and dinner follow tournament.

For more information call Jim Morrison at (413) 298-3334 or email him at

Proceeds from the event will benefit Moments House which offers local cancer support, the Sheffield Kiwanis Club as well as other charities. To learn more about Moments House visit To learn more about the Sheffield Kiwanis Club visit

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