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3nov12 granite state 8hr run

mine falls park; nashua, new hampshire.

0800 start time.

8 hour time limit.

start/finish at circular parking lot.

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

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 along the nashua river.  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