Annual GFRC Busa Bushwhack Trail Race
Date: Sunday, October 29, 2023
Time: 9:00 am both races start
Place: Course through Callahan State Park with the
start and finish at Brophy Elementary School, 575 Pleasant St., Framingham
Gift: All runners will receive a campfire mug
2023 Results at Webscorer.Com
2023 Photos - 5.3 mi., 10 mi., and Pipeline Hill Photos
Find past results and photos in the Busa Bushwhack Archives
The Bushwhack is part of the WMAC Grand Tree Trail Race Series
Location: Park, start, and finish at Brophy Elementary School, 575 Pleasant Street (Route 30), Framingham MA 01701. Carpooling is encouraged.
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: The natural trails (some hills, some rocks, & some roots) of Callahan State Park. The first 0.3 and last 0.6 mile of each race is on the road with a finish back at Brophy Elementary.
Safety Restrictions: Sorry but headphones, ear buds, strollers, and pets are not allowed on the race course.
Race Amenities: Indoor pre- and post-race festivities and use of facilities. Well-marked course with mile markers. There is one water stop on the 5.3 mile course and two water stops on the 10 mile course. See maps for locations.
Commemorative Gifts: Busa Bushwhack commemorative gift for all finishers. Past items have included knit hats, running gloves, and glass mugs. The 2023 runners gift will be a campfire mug.
Awards: Log Trophy Awards for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall male and female finishers. Also, 1st place finisher log trophy awards for male and female age groups: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+.
Further Questions?: Please email the race director: Bushwhack[at]gfrcrun.org
"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