Hunters Woods Elementary School

Colts Neck Road at Steeplechase Drive

5 Mile Run

Measured: 4.8 miles

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Directions:
  1. Start in parking lot in front of school.
  2. Cross Colts Neck Road at the upper school entrance and go about 4 blocks down Paddock Lane.
  3. Right at the first stop sign on Steeplechase Drive into Hunters Woods Pool area.
  4. Left in the pool parking lot on the path (beginning of Al Rider short cut) [see note below].
  5. Right after 100 yards on another path.
  6. Continue straight on that path for about a mile, crossing Colts Neck Road on a crosswalk, and crossing the stream on wooden bridges twice.
  7. Right after about 100 yards after the second foot bridge on another path.
  8. Continue on path for 100 yards and then go over or under Steeplechase Drive (steps or culvert).
  9. Continue on that path for about 1/4 mile to the first right on another path.
  10. Continue on that path, paralleling the stream for well over 1/2 mile.
  11. Cross Soapstone Drive and continue on path through Nature Center for 1/2 mile.
  12. Left on the first path after Soapstone Drive, uphill to a cul de sac.
  13. Right on cul de sac (Hunting Horn Lane) for about 50 yards.
  14. Left on Acton Drive for about 50 yards [Water stop on north side of Glade Drive across from Acton Drive (very hot days only)].
  15. Left on Glade Drive, continuing for about 1 mile, crossing Soapstone Drive at the stop sign, past Glade Pool [alternative start].
  16. Left on Triple Crown Road about 1/2 mile after Soapstone Drive, continuing for about 1/2 mile to end.
  17. Right on Steeplechase Drive for about 1/4 mile.
  18. Right on Colts Neck Road back to Hunters Woods Elementary School (circling 1 1/2 loops of entry circle to increase run distance to 5.00 miles)

Notes:

The Al Rider short cut, adopted to avoid running along the shoulder of Reston Parkway for 1 block, makes this course about 1/10 mile shorter than any other course.

Hunters Woods Elementary School 5 Mile Run Map

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