5 MILES OF CHERRY BLOSSOMS, submitted by F. Clark Williams. Click Here for Pictures
Caveat: THIS IS NOT A CLOSED COURSE. USE CAUTION WHEN RUNNING ON STREETS (FACING TRAFFIC!) AND WHEN CROSSING STREETS AT INTERSECTIONS.
- Start from the McCabe Community Center parking lot and run south on the Greenway.
- At the golf club house, run south through the parking lot on the east side, of the building, then
turn right to run west of the chipping/putting green, and turn left toward Sloan Road.
- At the Sloan Road trail head, turn right onto the Greenway and run south to the railroad track.
- At the railroad track, exit the Greenway to the left, and run along Sloan Road to the Aberdeen-
- Turn left on Aberdeen and run east to the intersection with North Wilson Blvd.
- Turn left on North Wilson and run north to the intersection with Harvard.
- Make a hairpin turn to the right and run southeast on Harvard to Princeton Avenue.
- Turn left on Princeton and run east to Craighead Avenue.
- Turn right on Craighead and run south to Richland Avenue.
- Turn left on Richland and run east-northeast to West End Place.
- Turn left on West End Place and run north (parallel to the 440 Greenway) to Murphy Road.
- Turn left on Murphy and run west to the roundabout at the intersection of Murphy and
46th Avenue North.
- Carefully negotiate the crosswalks at the roundabout, making your way right, and proceed
north on 46th.
- Turn left on Wyoming Avenue and run east to the intersection with 47th Avenue North.
- Turn right onto 47th and run north to the intersection with Park Avenue.
- Turn right on Park and run east to 46th.
- Turn left onto the sidewalk parallel to 46th and run north to the Richland Park parking lot.
- Turn left into the parking lot and run west (parallel to Charlotte) to the parking lot exit at 50th
- Turn left onto 50th and run south to the Park Avenue intersection.
- Turn left on Park and run to the intersection with 49th Avenue North.
- Turn right on 49th and run to the intersection with Elkins Avenue.
- Turn left onto Elkins and run east to the intersection with 48th Avenue North.
- Turn right onto 48th and run south to the Greenway trailhead.
- Continue south through the McCabe Park parking lot till your device indicates that you have
traveled five miles. (There will be about a 50 meter gap between where you finish and where