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Park Series: Peter's Hill 

Starts: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:00 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:00 PM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Peters Hill
Organizer: Ed Despard

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!).

Pricing:
Adults: $8/$12 non-member
Juniors: $5/$8 non-member
Season pass (includes all Park races and any fall races) $60/$40 for adults/juniors

Details
Starts from 6-7pm
Course closes at 7:30pm
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 www.attackpoint.org.

Beginner instruction is always available; groups are welcome.
Beginner clinic from 6:00-6:15pm

Event Details
Peter's Hill is part of the Harvard arboretum, and is a mix of grassy footing and some woodlands. There is a big hill. Poison ivy should not be a problem.

This event is part of the 2017 Boston Park Series

Courses

 courselengthclimbcontrolsnotesentries
RegisterPark-O3000m100m20 0

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

Directions:
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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