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Peter's Hill 

Starts: Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:00 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:00 PM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Peters Hill
Organizer: Ari Ofsevit

The 2016 Boston Park Series is here!

Please register online, to guarantee a printed map (that makes it so much easier on the organizers!). Maps are digitally offset printed, and control descriptions are provided separately (true ISSOM sprint training!).

Adults: $8/race
Juniors: $5/race

Starts are at 6:00pm. Most of the races are interval start, but check the website for the specific race, as sometimes there are mass starts or relays. Courses close strictly at 7:00, please return to the start by then even if you have not finished your course.

E-punching will be used. Rental punches are available (free with entry).
Splits will be available at

Beginner instruction is always available; groups are welcome.

Event Details
Peter's Hill is a relatively open park, largely grassland and wooded grassland, with a few patches of forest. There is a bit ol' hill in the middle.

This event is part of the 2016 Boston Park Series


Beginner2000m50m10 00
Park-O3000m100m10 60

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

The start area will on the hilltop, and signposted with orange tapes starting on the corner of Bussey Street and Walter Street. Plan for a 5 minute walk up the hill from there

Coming from the T (Orange Line): go west up the hill along the arborway (starts out above as elevated highway near the Station) for 200m or so. turn left into the arboretum at the first gate. look at the signs with maps and follow the road to Peters Hill. (about a mile)

Driving: park on the west end of Bussey St, near intersection w/ Walter St, directly north of competition area.

Orienteering Map

Peters Hill

Scale: 1:4000
Contours: 3m

Peters Hill is the southernmost section of Harvard's Arnold Arboretum. It consists mainly of a large hill in the center, and a more detailed area to the north.

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