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Trail Run for Fun in F. Gilbert Hills State Forest!


Please join L.L. Bean Mansfield on Saturday 4/6 for a fun trail run in F. Gilbert State Forest. If you’ve never tried trail running this will be a good introduction to the sport. Our run will be a rather easy one over well established trails and woodland fire roads. We’ll start our outing at 10AM in the circular parking area at the end of High Rock Road in F. Gilbert Hills State Forest (see directions below). We’ll plan on a double loop with the first leg about 2 miles and the second loop between 2 and 3 miles. This will give people the choice of doing the short run then extending for a longer run if they’re interested.
• Directions to High Rock Road,[masked] Washington St, Wrentham, MA
Warning! High traffic area. 50 MPH speed limit. Please exercise caution entering and exiting High Rock Road.
From the south:
Take exit 14 from RT 495.
Head north on RT 1 (Washington St).
Continue north 1/2 mile past the Thurston St light.
Turn right onto High Rock Road.
From the north:
Take exit 9 from RT 95.
Head south on RT 1 past Gillette Stadium. 1/4 mile past the State Police HQ turn left onto High Rock Road.
The minimum age for attending is 8 (Children 8-15 yrs must have a participating adult with them, 16-17 yrs must have a parent/guardian sign participant agreement but do not need to attend).
Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions.
Dressing in layers works best.
Wear appropriate footwear for trail running.
Please bring water, snacks and any personal medicines and gear you may need as well. These outings are free but you are responsible to have everything you need.
Please arrive 15 minutes before hand because we want to get started on time.
If you have any trouble finding our meetup location please feel free to call before the event kicks off. Andy’s cell phone is[masked]-4503.
Look for Andy’s Green Honda Pilot with the “L.L. Bean Mansfield Outing Program” banner hanging on the side!

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  • Lori

    Great morning! I loved the run and company was great.

    April 6, 2013

  • Andy G.

    Thanks to everyone who came out for our trail run in F. G. Hills State Forest. A cool but beautiful morning for a nice run. I hope to see you all on future trail runs. You can view the GPS track of our run at this link: http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=2077631

    April 6, 2013

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