A Thank You to 2023

April marked the 38th running of what some call the “Ramble”, “The Joyce”, “The Actor Race” or “Hanley’s hubris” although it was actually its 40th anniversary of existence.    We did all the preparatory work for it to be run in 2020 and then again in 2021 before we were stopped in our tracks due to the public health […]

Ramble is awarded national championship for three more years

USATF National Masters Championship USA Track & Field extends the National Masters Championship in Dedham into 2025. Indianapolis, IN.  October 26, 2022. USATF Masters Long Distance Running announced today that the contract for the 2023-2025 USATF Masters 10 Km Championships has been awarded to the James Joyce Ramble. This continues the partnership between USATF and the Ramble, […]

Local Resident Advisory

Dear Dedham Residents: Happy Easter. We’d like to remind you of the James Joyce Ramble 10K on Sunday, April 30 and wish to minimize any inconvenience to you. The event starts at 11:00 AM and will be over shortly past Noon for the most part. The Ramblers will begin their 6.2 mile journey at the corner of Boulevard […]

2022 Human Rights Dedication

Freedom of Expression should be guaranteed in a modern society Ulysses was banned in America 100 years this year after it was published for a short time and it’s fitting that we cast a light each year on continuing repression of literary expression and honest journalism throughout the world. We have petitioned in the past […]

The Ramble hosts national championship for its ninth straight year

USATF National Masters 10K Championship The 2022 USATF Masters 10 km Championships, hosted by the James Joyce Ramble, will take place Sunday morning, April 28, 2024 in Dedham, Massachusetts. This will be the Ramble’s 9th year! Athletes from around the country, as well as New England, converge on Dedham in the early spring. The course […]

Competitive Races and Fast Times

Competitive Races and Fast Times mark the 7th running of the USATF Masters 10 Km Championships hosted by the James Joyce Ramble OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP.  Kevin Castille, the 2017 Men’s Masters Road Runner of the Year, sprinted off to his usual early lead, with a gap developing back to the main chase group. David Angell, the […]

Fastest American Masters Runners Toe the Line on Sunday

2019 USATF Masters 10 K Championships–A First Look at Overall and Age Grading April 21, 2019. As of Monday afternoon, over 220 of the fastest Masters Distance Runners in the country were signed up to contest the 10K Championships in Dedham Massachusetts. The last Sunday in April has seen the James Joyce Ramble host this race every year […]