We have reached our field limits for 2022! Please contact for waitlist spots to transfer in!
The Steel Rail 8K/Half Marathon/Marathon will take place on Sunday May 22nd, 2022.
Race start time will be 8:30 AM for the Marathon, 9:30 AM for the Half and 10:00 AM for the 8K
$95 (26.2)/$75.00 (Half)/$55.00 (8K) by January 1st, 2022
$105 (26.2)/$85.00 (Half)/$65.00 (8K) from January 1st thru February 14th, 2022
$115 (26.2)/$95.00 (Half)/$75.00 (8K) from February 15th thru May 15th, 2022
NOTE: there is no online processing fee!
Steel Rail Half Marathon Sponsorship! Sponsorship Information and Sponsor Form
Race courses will be on the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, maps for each course will be available on the websites once finalized and certified.
This 13.1 mile scenic run begins in Adams, MA and finishes at the new Crane Ave Trailhead in Pittsfield, MA. Bus transportation will be provided to bring participants back to Adams following the Awards Ceremony. All parking will TBD once course is Certified this fall.
Top 3 in 10 year age categories (0-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69,70+)
Race Packet Pick up will be at Berkshire Running Center, 34 Depot Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 on Friday May 20th from 10AM-6PM and Saturday May 21st from 10 AM until 5 PM. Day of race packet pick up will be at the Race Start for each race and will end 15 minutes prior to race start. Please pick up early if possible!
A portion of the race proceeds will go to maintenance and expansion of the DCR’s Ashuwillticook Rail Trail.
Shuttle buses will be provided for the half marathoners runners to return to their cars from 12-2pm.
I enter into this Fitness Center Waiver Release (Agreement) with Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center for the privilege to use the fitness center (facility) located at 34 Depot Street, Pittsfield MA 01201
1.Waiver and release of all claims (including negligence)
In consideration for use of the facility, I waive and release Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center, its agents, servants, employees, insurers, successors and assigns from all claims, demands, causes of action, damages or suits at law and equity of whatsoever kind, including but not limited to claims for personal injury, property damage, medical expenses, loss of services, on account of or in any way related to or growing out of my presence at the facility or use of the facility and/or equipment. This waiver and release is intended to and does release Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center from any and all liability for damages or injuries on account of or in any way related to or growing out of my negligence, the negligence of third parties and Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center’s negligence, including but not limited to negligence in the construction, maintenance and upkeep of the facility and its equipment, negligence in training or negligence in supervision. This is not intended to release Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center from any liability resulting from their intentional conduct.
I understand that if, for any reason, I am or have been under medical supervision or if I have not exercised regularly in the recent past, that a doctor’s approval should be obtained prior to use of the facility’s equipment. I understand and agree that it is my sole responsibility to obtain a doctor’s approval.
I further covenant and agree not to institute any claims or legal action against Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center for any claim released by this Agreement. I further agree that should any claim be made against Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center in contravention of this Agreement, including but not limited to derivative claims, I will protect, defend and completely indemnity (reimburse) Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center for any such claim and expenses including attorney’s fees and costs incurred by Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center in defending themselves or security indemnity hereunder.
I recognize the facility is not supervised, and I use the facility (including premises and equipment) entirely at my own risk.
2. I understand that Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center is not responsible for any lost or stolen valuables or property from within the facility.
3. While at the facility, I agree to conduct myself in a responsible manner and will refrain from engaging in inappropriate conduct, including the use of loud, foul, slanderous language or any intimidating or offensive conduct that would interfere with the peaceful use and enjoyment of the facility by other users.
4. I acknowledge that I have received and read a copy of the current rules and regulations governing the use of the facility. I agree that I will fully comply with all rules and regulations and with any amendments.
I have read the Agreement and understand that by signing the Agreement I have consented to be bound by its terms, including the waiver/release of any legal right I may have to sue Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center for any costs they incur because a claim or legal action is brought in violation of this Agreement. I agree any violation of the Agreement and its terms and conditions, as determined by Lemme Run, LLC dba Berkshire Running Center, will void and terminate this Agreement and may result in loss of the ability to use the facility.