Josh Billings benefits community through donation to BUW

"To finish is to win"

The 47th annual Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon will be held Sunday, September 10. The bike leg begins in Great Barrington, followed by the paddle and running legs at Stockbridge Bowl and the Bash at Camp Mah-Kee-Nac.  

This event has supported Berkshire United Way and our work in the community for 20 years.


Read more about this year's event

Kids Race

The Josh Billings Kids Race will begin at 2:00 p.m. at Camp Mac-Kee-Nac and is FREE for ages 5-12. Berkshire United Way will again volunteer to help with the Kids Race.

Registration (required)

  • Saturday, September 9, noon to 3:00 p.m., at the Arcadian Shop, 91 Pittsfield Road, Lenox
  • Sunday, September 10 (race day), noon to 1:00 p.m., at the camp (look for the Berkshire United Way tent).

Questions? Contact Stephanie Ambrose at

Learn more and register for the Josh

2022 Josh Billings RunAground surpasses $100,000 mark!

The 2022 triathlon returned to all in-person races, including the return of the Kids Race, for which we were excited to be a part of and provide volunteer opportunities. In 2022, the Josh donated $5,000 to BUW.

Watch this brief video from Patty Spector, who after 20 years as race director, has stepped down.

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