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2nov12 nashua 8hr run

mine falls park; nashua, new hampshire.

0800 start time.

it's a  fatass: some aid supplied in parking lot - some liquid, salties, etc.; otherwise bring your own food drink and bottle.

start/finish at circular parking lot.  start by running around the circle and then down the road, past the boat ramp and to the trailhead.

driving directions: from manchester nh, take the frederick e. everett  turnpike (us3) south to exit 5, west hollis avenue (sr111).   go west 0.4 miles and take a right at riverside street.  Take a left onto stadium drive and another right at the circular parking lot.  from either I495 or I95 exit north onto us3 and proceed to ri exit 5.   for a map of the the above, go to the course map and shrink it.

the course is a very scenic out and back dirt trail starting along the nashua river and returning along the canal.  the start line is at the circular parking lot.  go down the road to the trail entrance; proceed for about 30 yards; and make a sharp left turn up the hill (follow the power lines).    at the far end, upon leaving the trail continue up the blacktop road for a short distance.  at first opportunity take a sharp right; run through the various parking lots for approximately 450 yards returning to the trail entrance along the canal.  the course map is at:

 http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/121080617