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continuing the journey

john harper 50k run

 

distance: 50k  probably, the easiest 50k in delaware.

location: killen's pond state park: 5025 killen's pond road, felton, delaware.

start time: 0830 

start/finish: picnic area trailhead.

10 laps of the pondside nature trail around killen's pond with an out and back from picnic area each lap.

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

directions: on us13 south of dover, de, from felton (midstate road, de12) go about 1.5 miles south and take a left at killen's pond road (small, brown sign on side of road indicating turn to north park entrance). go past high school and turn right into park at main entrance.  proceed to far end of large parking lot (just past water park); rendezvoux at picnic tables.

course: a 3.1 mile dirt loop, totally within killen's pond state park, with some rocks, roots, etc.  north trail is broad, mostly dirt.  southside trail is single track with some rock and roots.

course map at:  

http://www.destateparks.com/downloads/maps/killens-pond/killens-pond-2009.pdf