The 18th Annual GFRC Busa Bushwhack Trail Race
will be held on Sunday, October 30th, 2022,
at Callahan State Park

Registration for the 18th Annual Busa Bushwhack Trail Races will open soon!

Covid-19 Note: Please be advised that we will monitor the pandemic trends in our area as the event approaches and will follow any safety protocols and procedures recommended by Massachusetts and the Framingham Department of Public Health. To participate, runners will need to adhere to any safety rules put in place by the Busa Bushwhack race directors.

2021 Results at Webscorer.Com(5.3 Mile & 10 Mile)
2020 No Race
2019 Results at (5.3 Mile & 10 Mile)
2019 Photos: Start & 5 Mile, 10 Mile, Pipeline Photos
2018 Results: 5.3 Mile Results, 10 Mile Results

2004-2017 results and photos can be found in the Busa Bushwhack Archives

This race is proud to once again be 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.

Course Maps:  5.3 mile   10 mile

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. Post-race food and drinks. 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.

Commemorative Gifts: Busa Bushwhack commemorative  gift for all finishers. Past items have included knit hats, running gloves, and glass mugs.

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 the race director: Bushwhack[at] 

"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

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