New England Runner Magazine Coverage

James Joyce Ramble USATF 10K Masters Championship Ruminations David Angell, 40, of the Blue Ridge Roanoke Valley Elite, broke from the USATF 10K Masters Championship pack early and decisively. Angell’s affiliation was in tiny type on his singlet, so not easy to make out the Virginian’s club ties. The same goes for Derrick Jones, 45, […]

2013 Coverage/Ramble Hydra Hip at 30

Ramble Hydra Hip at 30In addition to author James Joyce’s favorite fedora, the 30th unabridged edition of the James Joyce Ramble 10K wore a few new lids this year—that of the US Masters National Championship and stop No. 2 in the NER Pub Series. While the Pub Series was never mentioned during the USATF-oriented audio […]

Portrait of an Artist as a Literary Activist

By Pete Redington photo As you cross into your ninth kilometer, exhaustedly trudging along the banks of the Charles River with thousands of other runners, you just might hear an actor reciting prose. The actor might be dressed in period garb common to the early twentieth century. And the prose being recited, from a […]

Vassallo, Bjune win James Joyce Ramble

Two Runners from New England Race Club Win Ramble On a picture-perfect day in Dedham, the 28th annual James Joyce Ramble went off without a hitch as Reading’s Daniel Vassallo and Andover’s Caroline Bjune finished the race as winners in the men’s and women’s fields, respectively. Vassallo fought off a cross-wind to finish at 31:02 […]

The North Star Children’s Ramble – 25th Anniversary Edition

The North Star Children’s Ramble is a one-of-a-kind literacy-themed sporting event for kids ages 4-12. There are five age-specific races ranging from a 50 yard dash to a 500 yard dash. The event also includes a coloring contest for runners and non-runners alike. Like its “parent race,” the James Joyce Ramble, the North Star Ramble […]

Letter to Editor: James Joyce Ramble a Success

DEDHAM —Dear Editor: As we look back on 27 years of organizing the world’s only literary endurance athletic event spanning five Presidential administrations, international crisis and war, the drama of social and political change, the personal loss of parents and births of children and economic gains and loss, one can’t help but pause and reflect […]

3 Races to Get Ready For

1. Doyle’s 14th Annual Emerald Necklace Road Race  As the spring approaches so does some of my favorite local road races. Here are three races that are worth getting ready for! Date/Time: April 10th, 2011 at 11:00 AMLocation: Doyle’s Cafe;  3484 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, Ma. 02130Registration: Online or download a registration form to be […]

James Joyce Ramble

The internationally known James Joyce Ramble is a unique blending of sports and culture. The 10K loop course features a historic and pretty landscape that is punctuated with actors performing from the literary works of the race’s namesake. It is also noted for a rather nice party with live music on the the vast lawn of the […]

27th James Joyce Ramble in Dedham on Sunday

Dedham-The James Joyce Ramble is many things – a homage to the Irish author, a human rights forum, and a running event infused with music and theater – but as the clock ticks down to this year’s version of Dedham’s unique road race, Martin Hanley is focused, above all, on water. “Last year we had twice […]

27th James Joyce Ramble is Set to Run

On April 25, the prose hits the road as it has for the last 26 years that Martin Casimir Hanley, a Dedham son and literature-loving actor, has organized the James Joyce Ramble, an eclectic local road race staged in honor of the late Irish author which also, more recently, functions as a statement for human […]