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Park Series: Pine Banks  

Starts: Thursday, June 08, 2017 12:00 AM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Thursday, June 08, 2017 12:00 AM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Pine Banks Park
Organizer: Ed Despard

Please note this event is on Thursday, not Wednesday!

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
Pine Banks is a forested park in Medford, with a lot of rock detail and some steep forested slopes. This final park-o will also be the first event of the 2017 Boston Sprint Camp.

We will follow the run with a potluck dinner, and awards for the winners of the 2017 Boston Park Series.

This event is part of the 2017 Boston Park Series

Courses

 courselengthclimbcontrolsnotesentries
RegisterBeginner2500m50m10Beginner course, mostly on trails0
RegisterPark-O3000m100m30 1

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Topozone Google Maps

Directions:
a 3 minute walk from Oak Grove T station (orange line). Exit East to pkg lot. Go North 0.1 mi to the opening in the fence on your right, cross footbridge, go East 0.1 mi to Main St, then North 0.1 mi to the park entrance (pine banks rd) on your right. starts will be in the pavilion above the main parking lot.
Driving: from I-93, take Route 60 east to Malden Center. then north on Main St about a mile. Click map below for more info.

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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