Directions and Parking

Directions and Parking

Buckland Shelburne Elementary School (75 Mechanic Street, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370 ) is the location of the Friday night/Saturday morning packet pick up and parking. The starting line is half a mile away on the Iron Bridge located next to Beth and Francis Boutique on 3 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370.

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Pro tips on navigating the town based on if you are a runner, volunteer or coming to watch and support the race. Our goal is a safe, efficient and frustration free experience for everyone coming and going in the two towns during race day.

Runners: No matter which race you are particpating in aim to get to parking before 8am so you get in before the 3K race starts. Avoid town traffic and take Route 2 to the intersection of Mechanic Street, and follow Mechanic Street directly to the parking attendants at the School where bib/number pickup is located. The start line is a half mile from the school.

Spectators: Try to get into town before the 3K starts at 8am. Find a spot to park on the Buckland side on State Street, or on the Shelburne on Bridge Street betwen Main street and Mechanic St. Traffic and parking will not be allowed on Bridge Street from the Iron Bridge to Main Street from around 6:30am to 11am.

Volunteers: Shelburne Side Volunteers should park in the Trinity Church lot off of Severance Street, or near the Cowell Gym off of Maple Street.
Buckland Side Volunteers should find parking on the Buckland Side which allows easy travel to your course position.