Join Us for the 20th Annual GFRC Busa Bushwhack Trail Races!
Date: Sunday, October 27, 2024       Time: 9:00 AM start for both races
Place: Course through Callahan State Park with the start and finish at
Brophy Elementary School, 575 Pleasant St., Framingham

Registration is now open for 2024!
Online or Mail-In

Mail-in entries must be received by GFRC no later than Monday, October 21st. There is no race day sign-up.
Our online registration provider,, does not charge additional fees to our runners.

The Busa Bushwhack Facebook Page

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

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. 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 or ceramic mugs.  

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] 

"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