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Meet Info: Souhegan Relays

posted Sep 6, 2018, 8:49 AM by LHS XCTrack   [ updated Sep 9, 2018, 5:16 AM ]

17th Annual Souhegan Relays

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Freestyle Farm, Amherst, NH


Schedule

8:00AM       Bus leaves LHS.

8:45AM       Bus arrives at Freestyle Farm.

10:00AM     Girls J.V. Race

10:30AM    Boys J.V. Race

11:00AM     Girls Varsity Relay Race

12:15PM    Boys Varsity Relay Race

1:30PM       Bus leaves Freestyle Farm

2:15PM       Bus arrives at LHS.


The Course

The cross country races will be run on groomed trails that surround a 50+ acre pond. The races start and finish in the South Pasture.   The trail surface is grass and dirt, level, and with excellent footing. Most of the terrain is gently sloping with a series of short hills. There are no paved surfaces and no vehicles on the course. XC racing shoes or XC spikes are recommended. The course will be marked with a white line.


Parking

Cars will park in one of the nearby fields as directed by the parking attendants.

 

Carry In/Carry Out

Freestyle Farm employs a “carry in, carry out” policy whereby everyone is asked to carry out any trash they carry in.

 

Directions

·         From Route 101 take the Baboosic Lake Rd/Route 122 Exit.

·         Coming from the east, turn right at the end of the exit and immediately go right onto Manchester Rd (You actually go straight since Route 122 curves to the left.).

·         After approximately ¼ mile, turn right at the stop sign onto Mack Hill Rd.

·         After approximately 2.1 miles Mack Hill Rd will turn to the right.

·         After another 1.5 miles, the road surface will turn to dirt.

·         After about 200m on the dirt road, Freestyle Farm parking will be on your left.

 

From the meet organizers:

“Freestyle Farm is a privately-owned, 180 +/- acre equestrian center located at 188 Mack Hill Road in the northern part of Amherst. The center provides facilities for the boarding and training of event horses and welcomes the public to visit and to participate in equestrian and other events. Freestyle Farm endeavors to maintain the rural character of Amherst through preservation of open space and the agricultural heritage of the town.  The barns are closed to visitors during the meet.”




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