5KM RUN & WALK ALONG THE CHARLES RIVER
Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 6:30pm- Rain or Shine
From Boston &  I-93 North or South

Follow the signs for Storrow Drive West. Stay on Storrow Drive West for just under 5 miles, the Charles River will be on the right the entire way. Following signs reading "Newton/Arlington" (note Strorrow Drive Becomes Soldiers Field Road about 3 miles into the journey). You will come to a sign reading 'Arlington/Route 2 Fresh Pond Parkway and Newton.' At the Flashing yellow light just ahead of this sign, bear left. Go through a traffic signal 20 yards ahead. (Harvard Stadium athletic fields on the left.) Go 1⁄2 mile further along Soldiers Field Road. Artesani Park is on the right, (follow signs for Publick Theatre). The right hand turn is prior to the traffic signal ahead. The parking lot is diagonally across from WBZ and almost directly across from the Days Inn.

From Points West
Take the Allston/Cambridge exit; head in the Cambridge direction. Go through the Doubletree Guest Suites traffic light & then, just after the next traffic light (before crossing the River Street Bridge, which spans the Charles River) turn left onto the service road which parallels Storrow Drive (on the left) & the river (on the right). Follow the signs for 'Newton/Arlington'. Go through the Western Ave Traffic light 2/10 mile ahead. Go under the yellow overhead sign reading 'Danger Low Clearance - Cars only' & onto Soldiers Field Rd. Go 1 mile to the yellow flashing light described in the directions above to Artesani Parking lot.
 
 
..PARKING
 
Dot At the American Legion Marsh Post #442 - Gerrys Landing
VOLUNTEERS ONLY
Dot Across the street on (Greenough Boulevard) next to BBN (public lot)
 
Dot Across the Charles River from the American Legion Marsh Post #442 on Soldiers Field Road (public lots)
Dot between the Eliot Bridge & Artesani Park - 5 min walk to the Marsh Post #442
Dot Artesani Park AKA Public Theatre lot on Soldiers Field Road (across from the MIX 98.5 radio studio) 10 min walk to the American Legion Marsh Post #442
Dot Neighborhood around Mt. Auburn Hospital across the street also-10 minute walk to the Marsh Post
 

NO PARKING ON GREENOUGH BOULEVARD ALLOWED (unless a Park Ranger or State Trooper okay's) 
-YOU WILL BE TOWED-

Please be respectful when parking
DO NOT PARK ON GRASS OR
PLACES POSTED "NO PARKING"
.MBTA

Take the MBTA Red Line to Harvard Square & then walk towards the Charles River..if you don't know where this is just ask a friendly street bum in Harvard Square..toss a buck into his hat for the information..the1st bridge you'll come to is the Lars Anderson Bridge..turn right, along the river & the very next bridge you come to on your left is the Eliot Bridge.

The 1st building you'll see on your left will be the Cambridge Boat House (this is not us)..go around the CBH & walk under the Eliot Bridge. The next building you see is theAmerican Legion Marsh Post #442.

 

Regardless of where you find sanctuary...give yourself sometime to get here!!
American Legion Marsh Post 442
5 Greenough Boulevard, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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