Granite St. Marathon
Mine Falls Park in Nashua, New Hampshire Tuesday, May 18, 2021 • 6:00 am Start Time
USATF Certificate #NH15012TY
Full Marathon: Five laps of 4.96 miles, plus 1.4 miles out and back
Half Marathon: Two laps of 4.96 miles, plus 2 out and back of 1.6 miles.
The Granite State Race will be run along the very scenic Nashua River in Nashua, New Hampshire. The race will start and finish at Mine Falls Park, 24 Stadium Drive, Nashua, NH 03062 (42.746994, -71.505075). We will be set up in the Mine Falls Park circular parking lot at 5am for race day registration and packet pick-up. There will be one aid station at Start/Finish line and a second aid station at the half-way point.
Both races will start at 6am, and will finish when the last runner crosses the finish line. There will be a short out and back before the laps begin.
HOLIDAY INN & SUITES NASHUA
9 Northeastern Blvd., Nashua, NH 03062
Lat. 42.7332186, Lon. -71.47663703
Rate: $99 + tax (mention Granite State Marathon)
Regular Checkout 11AM, Late Checkout 1PM
From the Pine Tree Marathon on Monday, take I-295 right by the Pine Tree Course until it intersects with I-95. Take I-95 south out of Maine to I-495 West (you will be in Massachussetts) until it intersects with US 3. Take US 3 North to Nashua, NH for the next race Host Hotel. Take Exit 4 from Hwy 3, go left at bottom of ramp. Go 2 blocks (2 lights) then take a right onto Harris Road. Harris Road forks off to the left, but continue straight onto Northeastern Blvd. Go past the McDonald's. Continue 1/4 mile to 2nd building on the right (Holiday Inn).
Directions to the race from the hotel: The race is at Mine Falls Park. Turn right out of the motel onto Northeastern Blvd. Go about one mile to Hwy 111A (Main Dunstable Road). Turn right and go 1/4 mile to Hwy 111, then turn left. Go another 1/4 mile and turn right onto Riverside Street. Take the first left onto Stadium Drive. The race is 2 blocks away at the entrance to the park.There is a large parking lot near the entrance.
Driving Instructions from the Pine Tree Marathon to the Granite State Marathon: From the Pine Tree Marathon on Monday, take I-295 South right by the Pine Tree Course until it intersects with I-95. Take I-95 south out of Maine to I-495 west (you will be in Massachusetts) until it intersects with US 3. Take US 3 North to Nashua, NH for the next race (see suggested motels). Exit US 3 at Exit#5W. At the base of the exit ramp, you will be going West. Go West .4 miles and take a right at Riverside Street. Then take a left onto Stadium Drive and another right into the the circular parking lot (see map). There is a much larger parking lot nearby. This is Mine Falls Park. This marathon is about 100 miles from the Pine Tree Marathon.