updated 7/10/16
Length: 15.74 miles
Difficulty: 4 of 5 (it's long, some rollers, false flats, and can be windy)
Start/Finish: On Rt. 128 adjacent to school.  Click here to view it.
Directions to Event: Take Rt. 15 into Essex Center and then take Rt. 128 north for about 1/4 mile to the Essex Elementary School.  Note: turn left onto Bixby Hill Road to access parking in back of school.

Sign-up Location: On Side of school facing Rt. 15.
Course: Ride north on Rt. 128 for approximately 7.4 miles to Westford.  The turn-around will be at the bridge crossing the Browns River just before the short steep hill into Westford village.  Click to visit online map of course

Caution: Take a good luck before making the U-turn!  If you get held up by traffic, let the timers know how much time you lost.  Don't take a chance!
Where to Park:  Essex Elementary School via Bixby Hill Road.  Click here to see a map. Course
Profile Data:
Total ascent: 687 feet
Total decent: 687 feet