Against the Tide Event
MASSACHUSETTS BREAST CANCER COALITION’S
AGAINST THE TIDE ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT
(Statewide) The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will be holding their annual Against the Tide swim, walk, run, kayak fundraising event again in 2013. The morning event consists of competitive and recreational swim, kayak, walk, and run components, as well as an Aquathlon consisting of a competitive 1-mile swim and your choice of a competitive 5K or 10K run. The Metro Boston Against the Tide event will be held at DCR's Hopkinton State Park on Saturday, June 22nd. The annual Cape Cod Against the Tide event will be held at DCR's Nickerson State Park on Saturday, August 17th. Both events start at 7:00am and end at 12:00 noon. Please visit www.mbcc.org/swim or call 800-649-MBCC for more information and to register.
DIRECTIONS: DCR's HOPKINTON STATE PARK
Park location: 268 Cedar Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748
Rte. I-495 (north or south) to exit 21A, Main Street Hopkinton. Travel on Main Street until the third traffic light located at the heart of downtown Hopkinton. Turn left, traveling North on Route 85. Proceed approximately 2 miles to the Hopkinton State Park entrance on the right (do not enter the Field Office on the left).
Mass Pike to Rte 9E Turnpike Road via Exit 23A toward Framingham. Take the RT-85S ramp toward Hopkinton / Milford. Turn slight right onto Cordaville Road / RT 85. Continue to follow Route 85. Hopkinton State Park entrance is on the left.
DIRECTIONS: DCR's NICKERSON STATE PARK
- Take Rte. 3 south to the Sagamore Bridge
- Take Rte. 6 to exit 12 in Orleans
- Turn left off the ramp onto Rte. 6A West towards Brewster.
- Continue for about 2 miles. Park Entrance is on left.