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The Birth of the JFK 50

From the limited and admittedly narrow perspective of running enthusiasts, and certainly endurance athletes, a case could be made that the 2020 presidential campaign cycle has been a little disappointing. As the pool of...

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JFK 50

The all-time list of JFK 50 Mile champions is a virtual who’s who of U.S. ultrarunning. Eric Senseman etched his name among the elite on Nov. 18 in the 55th annual edition of the nation’s oldest and largest ultramarat...

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JFK 50 Miler

Heading into Saturday’s 54th annual JFK 50 Mile ultramarathon, two-time defending champ Jim Walmsley talked a big game about blowing away the field and smashing the course record. As it turned out, his actions were ev...

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JFK 50

The conditions for the 53rd edition of the JFK 50 Mile, held in Boonsboro, MD, couldn’t have been more perfect for well over 800 finishers who took to the course Saturday, November 21, 2015. A cavalcade of brightly dr...

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JFK 50

The first step in attempting to run an ultramarathon is to find some conviction. The 52nd John F. Kennedy 50 Mile (JFK) was celebrated on November 22, 2014. The sun rose above Main Street in Boonsboro as 900 runners g...

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JFK 50 Mile, 50.2 mi

“I’ve never seen as exciting a race 100 yards from the finish,” exclaimed race director Buzz Sawyer about the women’s finish at the 27th JFK 50 Mile. Colorado’s Randi Bromka had led all the way since the start, despit...

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