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WCOC Hurd State Park



East Hampton, CT, US
Nov 15, 2015

Type: Orienteering - Local

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added by: skdewitt

Standard meet, all levels

Hurd 111515 Course Notes

A brand new map! New LIDAR data giving 5m contours and 1:10000 scale, field checked during summer/fall of 2015. Very enjoyable area with a dense network of old stone walls and new mt bike trails. The woods are very open with good running in the area of the courses except for a barberry patch in a central section that can easily be avoided.

Courses for the meet are as follows (subject to change):

White 1.3k 7 Controls
Yellow 2.6k 6 Controls
Brown 3.6k 8 Controls
Green 4.0k 8 Controls
Red 6.7k 8 Controls

Pretty standard stuff really except a possible twist for training purposes. Twist - Bring your GPS watch and see how close to the OCAD measured distance you can run while not being confused by stone walls and trails.

George and Lyn Walker, course setters

Update - Directions *****************

A 5k road race is scheduled for 10:00 Sunday 11/15 from Portland to Middletown over the bridge and through streets in Middletown. Rt 9 in Middletown is normally congested and this will make things worse. Rt 66 through the town may be blocked for a period.

We have found the best is to avoid 91/9 and cross the river at Hartford to Rt 2 south to Rt 17 till it hits Rt 66. Then proceed as directed.


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