Founded in 1972, the Sugarloaf Mountain Athletic Club (SMAC) promotes running as a recreational activity and a competitive sport. SMAC provides and supports running, training, and racing opportunities to all runners in our region.
Our Facebook Group is full of the latest SMAC information and SMAC group run details.
15 great races – 1 great race series! Our wildly popular race series is entering its 10th year running!
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2019 marks the 10th year of the SMAC Race Series, coming back better than ever, with a new finale race!
What is it? a sampling of 15 fun and challenging road races
Where is it? across Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties, from Greenfield to Monson.
Click here for a detailed list of races included in the series
When is it? beginning in April and going through NovemberWhy? Some of us run for the sake of competition, others just to participate. Some of us enjoy the sportsmanship, some do it just for fun. This series has been put together with all of us in mind, in the hopes that all of us will have a reason to give it a try.
And if that’s not enough, how about this?
— Awards will be given to all runners who complete at least 9 of the races in the series, with extra additional special awards for anyone who completes the entire series of 15 races.— Awards for top scorers.— All to be awarded at an end-of-series recognition ceremony.
Race for free! – you can enter for a chance to win “Race for Free in 2019” – where the winner has all their entry fees reimbursed for the entire Series!Click here for a complete list of race series rules and an explanation of how race series points are earned.Sound tempting? Sign up now!
If you are interested in participating in the 2019 SMAC Road Race Series, please either— print and fill out the registration form and send it with your SMAC Road Race Series registration fee of $30 to the address at the bottom of the form.Your registration fee covers the costs of the end-of-series recognition ceremony, finisher t-shirts, and awards.
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