Katahdin Woods Loop

Starting at the Greater Boston Running Company-Lexington, this route is a loop.

This moderately hilly 6 mile loop first heads north out of town, running along the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway. You’ll pass the Buckman Tavern as you head northeast on the path. Just after the half mile marker, you’ll run a block over to Bedford Street, and pass the mile marker just after Revere Street. The run meets back up with the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway, where you’ll head left, and run towards Poplar Street Play Area. You’ll stay along the path, running under the Yankee Division Highway, and pass the Tophet Swamp. At Hartwell Avenue, you’ll turn left and run on the roads the rest of the way. The run will gradually climb for the next 2 miles, as you turn left on Woods Street as you head back towards town. Just after Fisk Hill, you’ll turn left of Massachusetts Avenue for the final climb of the run. The last mile of the run passes Hasting Park, and Lexington Common before ending back at the Greater Boston Running Company-Lexington. 

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