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Pine Banks 

Starts: Thursday, June 9, 2016 6:00 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Thursday, June 9, 2016 6:00 PM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Pine Banks Park
Organizer: Dave Yee

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
The park-o finale start order will be based on your points from the previous 7 park-o races. This race will also be the first race of the 2016 Boston Sprint Camp.

Pine Banks is a wooded park, and leg covering is recommended.

This event is part of the 2016 Boston Park Series


Beginner2000m100m10 00
Park-O3000m100m10 80

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

Directions: a 5 minute walk from Oak Grove T station (orange line). Go up the stairs from the tracks, and turn left(east) after you exit the turnstiles. Exit to pkg lot. Go North(left) 0.1 mi to the opening in the fence on your right, cross footbridge, go East 0.1 mi to Main St, then North 0.3 mi past the first park entrance to the baseball diamonds on your right.

Driving: from I-93, take Route 60 east to Malden Center. then north on Main St about a mile.

Orienteering Map

Pine Banks Park

Scale: 1:5000
Contours: 3m

mostly nice open forest, dense network of paths, abundant rock features.

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