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21.5 Mile


The 21.5 mile race is a WMAC Grand Tree Trail Series race.

The race runs the length of the Wapack trail from north to south.  The northern terminus is on Mountain Road in Greenfield, NH.  The southern terminus is at the Mt. Watatic trailhead on Rt 119 in Ashburnham, MA.

The race starts at the trailhead on Mountain Road.  Runners meet at the Mt. Watatic trailhead in Ashburnham, to check in and board a bus to the start in Greenfield.  The bus leaves Ashburnham for Greenfield at 8:00am.  All runners must be on the bus by that time.  The race will start as soon as everyone is offloaded from the bus in Greenfield.

Runners must check in at the Mt. Watatic trailhead.  There is no parking available at the start location in Greenfield, and there will not be any check in there.

Parking:  Park along Rt 119.  Make sure that all wheels of the vehicle are completely off of the road.  Police may tow cars on the pavement.  Rt 119 is a busy, high speed road.  Please take care.

Aid Stations:  See list below

Cutoff times:  The finish line will close at 7:00pm.  21.5 milers have approximately 10 hours to complete the course.

Race Day Schedule (Saturday, May 10, 2014):

7:00 am - 7:50 am   Runner check in
7:50 am - 8:00 am   Board bus
8:00 am                   Bus leaves Ashburnham
8:50 am                   Bus arrives in Greenfield
9:00 am                   Start of race
7:00 pm                   Finish line closes

Aid stations:

All aid stations will have water, Gatorade, pretzels, chips, candy, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.  The finish line aid station will have something warm to eat.

Aid Station                  Mile     Location
1   Miller                       5        At Miller State Park on Route 101 in Peterborough, NH.
2   Rt. 123/124           12        Across the road from the Windblown Cross Country Ski area in New Ipswich, NH.
3   
Binney Hill Road     18        This station is on a jeep road which requires a high clearance car/SUV to get in.  Please don't risk damage to your vehicle.
4   Finish                     21.5