LOCATED IN Berkshires of western Massachusetts

Bike – 27 miles
Canoe, kayak, SUP – 5 miles
Run – 6.4 miles

News / Updates

We have a new Race Director! In case you missed the article in the Berkshire Eagle – The Josh Billings RunAground has its new Race Director in Abby Chaput | Local Sports | berkshireeagle.com

IMPORTANT NOTE–The 2023 Josh finish and Bash will be at Camp Mah-Kee-Nac. All parking is at the Lions Gate lot on Hawthorne Rd. There is NO parking at Camp Mah-Kee-Nac and NO dogs.

Great PHOTOS of the 2022 JOSH by Brad and Beth Herder


Bike Leg:  27 miles from Great Barrington to Stockbridge Bowl

Paddle Leg:  5 mile canoe/kayak/SUP around Stockbridge Bowl

Run Leg:  6.4 mile run around the lake to Camp Mah-Kee-Nac

The Bash at Camp Mah-Kee-Nac with Live band, vendors, Josh awards

Kids Race: 2pm at Camp Mah-Kee-Nac  (FREE but must pre-register at the Arcadian Shop on Sat or at the Berkshire United Way booth at the Bash).  All kids will receive a Josh medal.  See schedule for more information.


Road Closure

Rt 183 will be closed from 8:30 am and will reopen at 2 pm.

Hawthorne road will close at 9 am and reopen at 2 pm. You will need to park in the Lionsgate lot by 9 am and walk through the path to the Camp  or wait until the roads reopen. The path will be clearly marked and easy to follow.

All parking is at the Lions Gate lot. No parking at Camp Mah-Kee-Nac and NO dogs.


Please be respectful of Camp Mah-Kee-Nac and do not enter while training for the Josh during the summer.

Packet Pickup is on Saturday from 12-4:00 at the Arcadian Shop.  

Iron man clinic is at 2pm at the Arcadian Shop in the café.

Any changes to your team can be made on Saturday at the packet pickup.

Registration is open on https://www.Active.com

Instagram…Use #joshbillingstri and send us your Josh photos! Tag us in the posts and we’ll feature the photos on our page

Clinic dates for 2023 will be posted for paddling, running and biking in early summer-go to the page on ‘Clinics” to find dates and times.

For updates, news,  photos, more videos of the Josh races, ‘friend’ the Josh Billings page on Facebook or follow us on Instagram (joshbillingstri)-This is the best way to get Josh updates.

Here’s a video of the Josh bike route. Thanks to Kevin Mitts for posting the video.

The 47th* Great Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon


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