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Club No. 87
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Club plans will be updated on a regular basis between now and April 16th.
Be sure to check here first for the latest information.

Pre-Race Dinner (Saturday, April 14th):

6:30 pm; Bertucci's Needham (Wellesley location closed), 1257 Highland Avenue, Needham
No frills dining with fellow marathoners and our Hopkinton hosts!
We hope you'll be able to join us for this HHS tradition!

Transportation to Hopkinton on Marathon Morning:

Wave 1 10:00 AM Start (3 riders):
HHS will have an 8 passenger minivan, driven by Jack Wozek (the HSP Standby Van #1)(phone: 617-549-2351) to take runners to Hopkinton.
6:35 AM Arrive Woodland T Station, pick up Wave 1 & 2 runners
6:45 AM Depart Woodland T station (in minivan driven by Jack Wozek)
7:00 AM Depart Lower Falls parking lot (11 River Street, Wellesley MA)
9:00 AM Depart Holly's in Allen Downey's van for the Hopkinton State Park and the BAA shuttle bus to the START corrals.
9:15 AM Arrive at corrals.

Wave 2 10:25 AM Start (12 riders):
HHS will have a 15-passenger van driven by Allen Downey (the HSP Shuttle Van) (phone: 781-492-1903) to take runners to Hopkinton.
6:45 AM Arrive Lower Falls parking lot
7:00 AM Depart Lower Falls parking lot (11 River Street, Wellesley MA)
9:25 AM Depart Holly's in Allen Downey's van for the Hopkinton State Park and the BAA shuttle bus to the START corrals.
9:40 AM Arrive at corrals.

Wave 3 10:50 AM Start (10 riders):
HHS will have a 15 passenger minivan, driven by Jack Devine (the Boston/Bag Van) (phone: 617-640-0099) to take runners to Hopkinton.
7:30 AM Arrive Lower Falls parkin
g lot
7:50 AM Depart Lower Falls
parking lot (11 River Street, Wellesley MA)
9:50 AM Depart Holly's in Allen Downey's van for the Hopkinton State Park and the BAA shuttle bus to the START corrals.
10:05 AM Arrive at corrals.

Wave 4 11:15 AM Start (4 riders):
HHS will have an 8 passenger minivan, driven by Saskia Oosting (the HSP Standby Van) (phone: 781-424-9922) to take runners from Lower Falls to Hopkinton.
7:25 AM Arrive Woodland T station, pick up Wave 3 & 4 runners
7:35 AM Depart Woodland T station (8 passenger minivan driven by Saskia Oosting
7:40 AM Arrive Lower Falls
7:50 AM Depart Lower Falls (11 River Street, Wellesley, MA
)
10:15 AM Depart Holly's in
Allen Downey's van for the Hopkinton State Park and the BAA shuttle bus to the START corrals.
10:30 AM Arrive at
corrals.

We will meet at the Lower Falls municipal parking lot behind the Sunoco station on Route 16 in Wellesley per the schedule shown above.  The Sunoco station is approximately 4/10ths of a mile west of Rte.128 (Exit 21).   It is on the left just after the "Entering Wellesley" sign.  Take the left (River St.) just before the station and then a quick right into the parking lot just beyond the Riverview Cafe.

For those who wish to leave their cars at the Woodland T Station in Newton:  One of our vehicles will pick up runners there promptly at either 6:40 am (Waves 1 & 2) or 7:30 am (Waves 3 & 4) and will transport them to the municipal parking lot in Wellesley.  Please be sure to let us know if you plan to be at Woodland!

Vehicles will depart for Hopkinton at the times shown.  We regret that transportation can only be provided to those who are on our pre-approved list (i.e., no surprises on marathon morning!).  Current runners on that list are:
  

Bib

Runner

Host

738

Duncan Roberts

Sally Dupere

5571

Kyle Pond

Sally Dupere

7642

Chuck Mullane

Spencer Farrar

Bib

Runner

Host

8431

Samuel David

Liam Malanaphy

8707

Ernst Ter Haar

 

9311

Alfonso Cazeras

Liam Malanaphy

9736

Michael Boisclair

 

9917

Claude Meliarrene

Liam Malanaphy

11293

Liam Malanaphy

 

11853

Ryan Pace

 

12258

Lee Milne

Chris Milne

12361

Melanie Fineman

Errol Yudelman

12759

Philip Stern ###

 

13968

Katie Roberts

Sally Dupere

15553

Jim Carroll

Bib

Runner

Host

16005

Danielle Fiore

Sydney Striders

16275

Avril Silverman

Jack Wozek

16353

Lawrence McNally

 

16612

Sally Dupere

 

16906

Julia Pearson

Chris Milne

18148

Fumito Ichinose

 

19851

Mary Jo Mastro

Chris Milne

20132

Errol Yudelman

 

21622

Ula Lysniak

Liam Malanaphy

21823

Priscilla Hawkinson

Sally Dupere

Bib

Runner

Host

28291

Brian Miller

29316

Tim O'Brien ***

Sally Dupere

29741

Charles Hagedorn *** +++

29880

Marlene O'Donnell

29971

Emily Legere

29973

Tom Lawrence

30951

Kathlin Hagedorn *** +++

Total Runners = 36 (16 HHS, 16 Guests)

*** = Does not require transportation to Hopkinton (3)

### = To be picked up at Woodland T-Station:
1 (Stern) from Waves 1-2; TBD (   ) from Waves 3-4

+++ = Not coming to HHS Recovery Center (2)

Note:  There is a $95 charge for guests to help to defray the cost of the rental vans and other marathon weekend expenses.  Guests must sign a copy of the HHS guest waiver form (click here for a copy).  Guests receive transport from Woodland/Lower Falls to Hopkinton, indoor accommodations in Hopkinton, runner bag transport to Boston, indoor recovery center in Boston (one block from the family meeting area), massage, shower, changing facilities, post-race food and drink, and a ride back to Woodland/Lower Falls.

A signed copy of the event waiver and a check for $95 must be received by Coach Carroll or postmarked by Saturday, March 31 and sent to:

The Heartbreak Hill Striders
P. O. Box 620434
Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462

Pre-Race Facilities in Hopkinton:

Again this year Holly Schenker has graciously offered the use of her home in Hopkinton to our runners.

Holly's house is approximately three miles from the starting line just west of Route 85.

Transportation for the first (Red) wave of runners (those starting at 10:00 am) will leave Holly's at 9:00 am.  Transportation for those in the second (White) wave (those starting at 10:25) will leave Holly's at 9:25 am. Transportation for those in the third (Blue) wave (those starting at 10:50) will leave Holly's at 9:50 am.  And transportation for those in the fourth (Yellow) wave (those starting at 11:15) will leave Holly's at 10:15 am. All runners will be transported to the Hopkinton State Park Shuttle Bus.
 
Runners are responsible for bringing their own food and drinks with them to Hopkinton.   Runners should also be sure to bring some throwaway clothes items and rain gear in case of cold and/or inclement weather. Holly's house is limited strictly to those individuals on our pre-approved list. Runners are not encouraged to drive themselves there.
 

Club Singlets & T-shirts:

So that we can easily spot you along the marathon route, please be sure to wear your club singlet or T-shirt.
 

Baggage Transportation:

Runners' bags will be transported in one of the vans to our race recovery center in Boston.  Be sure that your bag is clearly marked with your name and bib tear-off.  Also be sure to bring some throw-away clothing to keep you warm in the starting corrals.   

IMPORTANT!: Please do not store any valuables in your bag
(baggage may be left unattended for a period of time). 

The baggage van will leave Hopkinton for the trip to Boston after all runners have left Holly's house for the Hopkinton Start Line Corrals.
 

Post-Race Recovery Area:

Invictus Cross Fit Boston at 209 Columbus Avenue has again graciously offered us the use of their facilities as our post-race Recovery Center.

All recovery center activities will be managed this year by Denise Nolan and Rich Maltz.

The contact phone numbers for the Recovery Center are 617-876-7997 and 781-910-9943.

The finish line medical staff will be managed by Ramon MD (Phone: TBD)

Plenty of shower facilities are available (please bring your own towel).  Light food and drinks will be provided. We also have arranged for 3 therapists who will be providing massages from 1:15 pm to 5:30 pm.  For HHS members, massage fee is $15 if prepaid or $20 on raceday.  Please bring cash or a check made out to HHS and give it to one of the HHS Massage Coordinators.

Family and friends are welcome to join us at the recovery center.

If you decide to drop out of the race or decide not to come to the recovery center, please call the contact number above so that we will know what happened to you.

We will have a list of all runners and will be checking you in as you arrive.  So if you do not arrive or call, we will be worried about you!  Please feel free to give this phone number to your friends and family should they want to call the recovery center to see if you have arrived yet.

 

 

GOOD LUCK !!


Last Updated on Sunday, April 15, 2018