Sunday, October 31, 2021
16th Annual GFRC Busa Bushwhack Trail Race*

2019 Results on Here (5 & 10 mi.)
Photos: Start & 5 Mile, 10 Mile
Pipeline Photos
2018 Results: 5.3 Mile Results, 10 Mile Results

All prior year results and photos can be found in the "Bushwhack Archives"

*Part of the WMAC Grand Tree Trail Race Series

Location:  Park and start at Brophy School, 575 Pleasant Street (Route 30), Framingham MA 01701. Please carpool.  

Directions: From Route 9 in Framingham, take Temple Street North (near Gulf Gas Station).  Go to the end of Temple Street and take a left onto Pleasant Street (Route 30).  Brophy School is about 1/2 mile down the road on the right after Hickey Drive.  See Map.

Course Description:   Natural trails (rocks & roots) of DCR's Callahan State Park.  Enjoy your run and please be careful not to leave litter behind!

Course Maps:  5.3 mile   10 mile

Safety Restrictions: Headphones, ear buds, mp3 players, iPods, strollers, bicycles and pets are not allowed in the race.

Amenities: Use of school bathrooms & lots of good post-race food indoors at the school. Course is well marked and has mile markers.  There are two water stops, but we recommend that you be self-supporting.

Commemorative gifts: Busa Bushwhack commemorative  gift for all finishers.

Valuable Prizes: For 1st place overall male/female finishers and 1st male/female finishers age 60+ in both races.

Log Trophy Awards:  Log Trophy Awards: For 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall male/female finishers plus the 1st age 60+ male/female finishers and 1st place male/female finishers age 19 & under and each subsequent 10-year age group in both races.

Further questions: please email Race Director: Bushwhack[at] 

Check out Rich in this Shady Esperanto Video!

Here's a Worcester Telegram article about Rich and the race
Here's another article from the Nashua Telegraph
And another article from the Marlborough Enterprise

I keep saying, "If you live long enough things are going to happen." I never could have imagined what I've experienced and it's all because of the influence and support of other people. Trust me, there's no such thing as a self made person. - Richard Busa 3/20/11

Rich Busa's PRs | Race Stats  | Bushwhack Results and Photos | Bushwhack Sponsors/Supporters