This Event Took Place Sat. Aug 18, 2012
Half-Marathon (9am Start) Rolling single-track trails and forest roads climb through stunning vistas to the summit of Crotched Mountain. Continue along the ridgeline for some of the most technical, rocky terrain seen on any trail race before plunging back towards the finish. For a detailed description, please click on the FORUM (above).
5K (9:15am Start) The perfect race for experienced trail runners or first timers alike! Narrow trails wind up and down hills and around woodland ponds. Lots of uneven and tricky footing, rustic bridges and stream crossings will keep you on your toes!
First Annual Greenfield Highbush Half Marathon and Blueberry Bumble 5K
9:00AM- Half-Marathon start, 9:15AM- 5K Start.
Water stops at three locations for the half-marathon, one at about half-way point for the 5K.
Refreshments, door prizes and creative “locally sourced” prizes awarded after each race.
Get your First Annual race shirt! Free for the first 50 runners registered!
-Part of the Hampshire 100 Mountain Bike Race Festival Weekend-
WARNING: Though injuries in trail races are usually few and minor, serious injury is always possible. The half-marathon includes a number of steep, rocky, slippery or otherwise treacherous areas. Weather may affect trail conditions. Because parts of the half-marathon course are relatively inaccessible, it is possible that an injured runner might have to wait for emergency medical care. Please don't enter if you are not prepared to accept responsibility for yourself & these risks.
Parking and Registration Oak Park, 791 Forest Road, Greenfield, NH.
Directions: From the East, take Route 101 West to Route 31 to Greenfield. Continue straight on 136 and bear right after railroad tracks to Oak Park.
From the West, Route 101 East to Peterborough. Turn left on Route 202 for 2.3 miles then right on 136 for 5.5 miles. Follow signs to Greenfield State Park- Oak Park is across the street. Plan on a 5 minute walk to the Start/Finish at Greenfield SP.
For more information visit our website, http://greenfieldtrailraces.weebly.com/
Local time: 8:47 PM