NUTMEG STATE MARATHON
Thursday May 21, 2015 - 6am Start
Half Marathon Starts at 6:30 am
Twelve laps of 2.08 miles, plus 1.24 Miles at start
This race will be held at Goodwin Park which is a large park, on Maple Street, near the southern city limit of Hartford. We will park on the North end of the parking lot (North of golfing building). This course is about 80 miles from Warwick, R.I. There is a golf course in the interior of the park and golf cart paths do cross our running path which is asphalt except for about 1/2 mile of dirt (see map). Please give golf carts the right-of-way.
There are 12 laps plus 1.24 miles (which we will do at the start). There is one aid station at the start/finish. Race officials will keep track of the number of laps done. We will be set up about 5am. There will be one Aid Station at the Start/Finish line.
HOST HOTEL for Wednesday night May 20, 2015:
Best Western Hartford Hotel & Suites
185 Brainard Road, Hartford, CT 06114
(860) 525-1000 (Cost is about $109 plus tax)
Standard Room, Non-Smoking, 1 person
Driving Directions to Host Hotel from Warwick, RI:
Most of us will be arriving from Rhode Island on SR2. Take Exit 5D to SR3. Go 2 miles and Intersect I-91 going North. Take Exit 27. At the bottom of the exit ramp turn left on Brainard Road. The Holiday Inn Express is 2 blocks on your right.
Driving Directions to Goodwin Park from Host Hotel:
Take a left out of the Hotel parking lot and go to the 2nd light and turn left on Airport Road. Go Straight 1.25 miles, just past the 2nd CVS store on the left, then turn left on Maple Ave. Goodwin Park is now on your left. The parking lot is near the far end of the park. This parking lot may fill up fast, so be prepared to park in the surrounding neighborhood.
Driving Directions From Red Island Marathon to Nutmeg Marathon:
This course is about 80 miles from Warwick, RI. Take I-95 South from Warwick and turn onto SR2 to drive to Hartford, CT. Turn off of Highway 2 at exit 5D onto Highway 3 going SW. Exit Highway 3 onto I-91 north. Take Exit 27 . At the base of the exit ramp, turn left and go to the 2nd traffic light. Turn left again and drive onto Airport Road. Continue straight for 1 1/4 miles to Maple Ave. (traffic light). The race is in the park on your left shoulder. The race and parking lot are near the end of the park.
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