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Head of the Weir 2017

Head of the Weir Race 10/21/17

Head of the Weir

10/20-10/21

We will be leaving by bus from VUHS at 8:30 Friday morning. Lunch will be on the road near Manchester, NH. We will continue to Hull, Ma. Dinner with be at the Hanover Mall. We will be staying overnight at Wompatuck State Park 204 Union St, Highham, Ma. (This is where we stayed last year). Bring sleeping bags, pillow, toiletries, gloves, hats, extra clothes, etc., (weather forecast for Saturday is predicted at 54 and partly Sunny).

On Saturday registration is between 9 and 11. Boats need to be rowed to the starting line-up. Race starts at Noon. Remember race starts in a swampy area BRING RUBBER BOOTS!

Race and awards should be over by 5 PM and we should be back at VUHS around 11 PM.

You will be eating 2 lunches and 2 dinners on the road. Approximately $50 for meals (depending on your appetite).

Remember to get permission slips signed and turned into me by Thursday.


For Parents Heading to the Race we will be staying at Wampatuck State Park    Park Directions

From North: 93 South thru Boston
Take Route 3 South to Exit 14 and the intersection with Route 228
Follow Route 228 North for approximately 5 miles
Turn right onto Free Street
Continue one mile to the park entrance on the right
The camping area is 1.5 miles in the park on the right

The race on Saturday starts at the Hull Public Works building located on Route 228 and will continue for 6 miles to its end at the Hull High School
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