- Take Rt. 95 (128) to exit 58, Rt. 129 East.
- Follow signs for Rt. 129 East for 1.5 miles to Wakefield center.
- Follow Rt. 129 East as it turns left.
- Go approximately 1 mile past Wakefield center.
- Turn right onto Farm Street, go past Wakefield High School
- Turn left on Hemlock Rd follow sign to NE Metro Tech HS
The nearest commuter rail stop is Wakefield, on the Haverhill line. From the station, go south and east on North Street and Nahant Street to the High School. Distance is about 2.2 mi. Train schedule is here: https://mbta.com/schedules/CR-Haverhill/timetable
Registration required. For CRW Members only. No day of event registration.
Join the Charles River Wheelers for one of three beautiful routes of 100, 62 and 50 miles on slightly rolling rural roads through the Merrimack Valley of northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Our 100 mile ride will take you through Exeter and Hampton Falls, NH. The other routes travel through such towns as Boxford, Groveland and Topsfield. All routes pass through the Harold Parker State Forest. There will be one crewed rest stop at American Legion Park, 17 Pentucket Ave, Georgetown, MA from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
There will be a 14-15 mph pace 100 mile group leaving at 7:00 led by Larry Kernan
There will be a 14-15 mph pace 63 mile group leaving at 7:30 am led by John O'Dowd
If interested in either group please click on appropriate ride leader name under Ride Leaders below and send him an email
Led groups leave promptly at indicated times so please arrive early
NOTE!! With Saturday's temperture rising, the 63 mile paced group will leave at 7:30. Please arrive no later than 7:15 to ride with this group.
Note that this event has no sag wagons and is not arrowed. We'll provide GPS routes, cue sheets and suggestions on where to stop for food and water.