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Park Series: Menotomy Rocks 

Starts: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:00 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:00 PM
Start Type: Mass start (all runners start together)
Map: Menotomy Rocks
Organizer: Alex Jospe

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

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

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

Event Details
Menotomy Rocks is a small mostly-forested park in Arlington. There are some steep wooded hillsides, some rock, and some poison ivy.

The event format will be a one-man relay. Each runner will run three legs of a relay, using three different maps. Mass start at 6:30pm.

This event is part of the 2017 Boston Park Series


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Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

From Rt 2 in Arlington, go east on Rt 60 (Pleasant St. in Arlington) 0.4 miles. Turn left (west) on Grey St, and take the first left on Jason St. The park is 0.1 miles south on Jason St.
The closest MBTA service is the 67 bus from Alewife Station. Get off on Pleasant St in Arlington at Norfolk St (this is at the first street on the right after the bus has left route 2); walk up Norfolk St to Jason St, turn left and follow Jason St to the park entrance on the right. More frequent service is provided by the 77 bus (from Harvard T station along Mass Ave toward Arlington Heights). Get off at Jason St just after Arlington Center; walk down Jason St around 0.3 miles to the park.
(Need more exercise?)
The park is quite close to the Minuteman Trail - ride there, or run there.

Orienteering Map

Menotomy Rocks

Scale: 1:5000
Contours: ?

Menotomy Rocks is a small forested area. The forest is open and great for orienteering. There is also an open area of park with a pond.

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