continuing the journey

28sep12 rhode island red distance classic 8hr

warwick, rhode island

8 hour timed run

0800 start time.  

start/finish: east parking lot in warwick city park.

it's a fatass; some aid supplied at circular parking lot: salties (chips and peanuts), liquid (water and gatorade), oreos, etc.; otherwise, bring your own food, drink and bottle.

directions: from I95, take ri exit 10 east (centerville road, sr117) which becomes post road east of us1.  go ≈1/4 mile; take a soft right on west shore road, sr117.  in 900' take another soft right onto long street.  long street becomes asylum road east of buttonwoods avenue. in another ≈1/4 mile proceed straight onto steven o'connor boulevard and into the park.  when in the park, take a hard left onto side road.  use the parking lot at the far east end of the park.  for a map of the above, go to the course map and shrink/move it.

the course is a 2.7 mile blacktop loop trail, totally within warwick city park, with a big white line down the middle.  veer on/off trail at the parking lot; otherwise, stay on trail.   the course map is at: