The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will be holding their annual Against the Tide swim, walk, run, or kayak fundraising event again in 2014. The morning event consists of competitive and recreational swim, walk, run and kayak components, as well as an optional Aquathlon consisting of a competitive 1-mile swim and your choice of a competitive 5K or 10K run. Participants can
choose 1, 2, 3, or 4 of the 6 events. The Metro Boston Against the Tide event will be held at DCR's Hopkinton State Park on Saturday, June 21st. The Cape Cod Against the Tide event will be held at DCR's Nickerson State Park on Saturday, August 16th. 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 trafc 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 Ofce 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
Park location: 3488 Main Street, Brewster 02631
- Take Rte. 3 south to the Sagamore Bridge
- Take Rte. 6 to exit 12 in Orleans
- Turn left of the ramp onto Rte. 6A West towards Brewster.
- Continue for about 2 miles. Park Entrance is on left.