Address: 85 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
[b]85 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY[/b] Bowdoin Park is a Dutchess County Park located on the banks of the beautiful Hudson River, one of the premier cross country courses in NY and the North East. The 5-K course features a 600 meter starting area, wide trails, challenging hills and great viewing. The starting line can accommodate 300+ runners. The runners can be seen for a majority of their race. The race is run entirely on grass or trails. Spectators will not be allowed on the course. [b]LOCATION [/b] Bowdoin Park is located 10 miles south of Poughkeepsie, NY. It is 10 miles north of I-84, approximately 105 miles from Scranton PA, 85 miles from Albany NY, 40 miles from Danbury, CT and 75 miles from NYC. Map quest 85 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY for directions [b]PARKING[/b] Spectator parking is usually done in the park right next to the entrance. Buses can go down the hill and park next to the finish line. Sometimes a $5.00 fee is charged per car. [b]HOW TO WATCH THE RACES[/b] The best way can be to stand on the hill overlooking the start, next to the small pavilion (where there are bathrooms). You can then watch the start and beginning and head to the playground area to watch them go up and around the first small hill. Then head to the OTHER side of the road/intersection to watch them go by before heaidng up the hill to watch them cross the hill twice. Then it's time to get to the entrance to the final large field before heading to the finish line. It's a great spectator course. [b]BATHROOMS [/b] Located near the start and at the pavilion on the hill. [b]RESULTS [/b] Usually posted either at the pavilion by the finish line OR the newer pavilion by the entrance to the field.
NOT OFFICIAL RECORDS. These stats are according to our database.
The higher the number the more difficult the course statistically.
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|17:00||+ 36.00||23:00||+ 48.00|
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