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2015 Boston Park Series: Sheepfold 

Starts: Thursday, May 07, 2015 6:30 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Thursday, May 07, 2015 6:30 PM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Pine Hill
Organizer: Alex Jospe

The 2015 Boston Park Series is here! Featuring two new ISSOM maps and many updated old maps, the 2015 Park Series will culminate in the exciting Boston Sprint Camp (details coming soon). Do six of eight Park Series races to get a ranking for the final chase run-off.

Please register online, so we can know how many maps to print. Maps are digitally offset printed, and control descriptions are provided separately (true ISSOM sprint training!).

Pricing:
Season pass: $60 (Covers all Park Series races, plus summer and fall CSU events)
Junior season pass: $36
Adults: $10/race
Juniors: $6/race

Details:
Most of the races are interval start, but check the website for the specific race, as sometimes there are mass starts or relays.
Starts at 6:30pm; courses close at 7:30.
E-punching will be used.
Rental punches are available (free with entry).
Splits will be available at www.attackpoint.org.
Beginner instruction is always available; groups are welcome.

Event Details
Pine Hill is part of the Middlesex Fells Reservation. The start location is popular with dog walkers, but hopefully they won't bother us. The vegetation can get thick in the Fells, but the late snows have delayed leaf-out, and vegetation is young. Full leg covering is recommended. Courses will be more like a short middle-distance event than a true sprint, given the technical forest nature of this map. Come prepared for a quality forest race!

This event is part of the 2015 Boston Park Series

Advanced course splits
Beginner course splits
Points from the race are here

Courses

courselengthclimbcontrolsnotesentriesresults
Advanced4000m150m14True advanced course in the forest, middle distance style110
Beginner2500m90m10 00

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

Directions:
From I-93 N, take exit 33 to Fellsway West (Rt 28). Go N 1.8 miles to reservation entrance. Follow the road inside to the parking lot.

or From 93 South to exit 35 at stop take a left under hightway at next stop sign take a right at first set of lights (Rt 28) take a right for Sheepfold enterance.

Orienteering Map

 
Pine Hill

Scale: 1:10000
Contours: 2.5m

Pine hill is part of the MDC middlesex fells. The terrain has many details, trails, and a fair amount of green stuff in the summer.


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