>I'll be in Boston Oct 21-24, and I could *really* use a race that weekend
>(I'm preparing for the NYC Marathon). Anyone know of any races? In an ideal
>world there's one between 5mi & half-marathon, but any race will be great.
>Thanks in advance.
Perhaps you've never tried trail running, but there are
two events in the Boston area that weekend. From our calendar:
Big Blue Little Trail Rogaine, 4 hours
Saturday, October 23, 1993
An introduction to orienteering and Rogaining for the trail
runner. Orienteer a network of trails through Boston's Blue Hills,
finding control locations worth points towards your total score.
Challenging running, easy orienteering. Facilities: Water Bathroom.
Jeff Saeger, 74 Richards Street, Dedham, MA 02026
Start 9:00am; Type: ROGAINE; Entry fee: $10; Low Elev: 200; High
Elev: 800; 80% trail, 20% wild.
Codman Community Farms Family Trail Race, 4.3 miles
Sunday, October 24, 1993
Run trails through the old farmlands of Lincoln, Massachusetts to
benefit Codman Community farms. Prizes to <13, 14-18, 19-39, 40-49,
50+, top three finishers in each category, top men's & womens.
Childrens' activities at the farm. Facilities: Water Bathroom Food
Snacks. Tom DeNormandie, #11 Old Concord Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
4.30M: Start 1:30pm; Type: TRAIL; Entry fee: $10, $12 after
10/16; 90% trail, 10% road; #Entrants: 70; Water Stops: 1
Hope to see you there!