Pennsylvania (Birdsboro)


Date/time: Thursday, May 10 (Day 3 of the Independence Series), 6:00AM EDT.
Early start: Yes, for 50K, marathon, and half marathon only; 5:00AM EDT.
Location: Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Rd, Birdsboro PA 19508
GPS coordinates: N 40.29717, W 75.79566
Packet pickup: Late registration and packet pickup are available on race day, beginning one hour before race time at the start location.
Drive time from Elkton, MD: 1:26, 56 miles
Course description: Out and back (1.8714 miles total); pavement/gravel; some hills.
Number of laps: 7 for half marathon, 14 for full marathon (subject to change)
Group dinner: TBA
Area hotels:
The Daniel Boone Homestead is 6 miles from Douglassville, 10 miles from Pottstown, 11 miles from Reading, and 11.5 miles from Shillington.
Econo Lodge, 387 Ben Franklin Highway US 422, Douglassville PA 19518; 610-385-3016
Motel 6 Pottstown, 78 Robinson Rd (between Shoemaker Rd & Tucker Ct), Pottstown PA 19464; 610-819-1288
Comfort Inn, 99 Robinson St (between Shoemaker Rd & Tucker CT), Pottstown PA 19464; 610-326-5000
Comfort Inn, 2200 Stacy St (between Audrey St & Fraver Dr), Reading PA 19605; 610-371-0500
Homewood Suites Hilton, 2801 Papermill Rd (between Broadcasting Square Dr/Century Blvd & Spring Ridge Rd/Van Reed Rd), Reading PA 19610; 610-736-3100
Best Western Plus, 2299 Lancaster Pike, Shillington PA 19607; 610-777-7888
Other accommodations may be found by Googling.
Maps/directions/more information: This is a very scenic and historic course! Check out to learn more.
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