Published Nov 29, 2016
The 25th Annual Marathon Bus Trip
to the 121ST Boston Marathon
Sponsored by the Gate City Striders
April 17, 2016
Price of $70/seat. Gate City Striders will receive priority seating. Consider joining the Gate City Striders. We are an awesome club!!!!! Price increase of $10 for payments received on or after February 15th 2016. No Refunds! Non-transferable.
Please make checks payable to the "GATE CITY STRIDERS" and send a check to "Marathon Bus" 22 Cabot Drive, Nashua, NH 03064.
In addition, please print the following information down clearly. It will make my job easier and will be very much appreciated:
1. Name of Runner, 2. Phone Number, 3. E-mail Address, 4. Emergency Contact Name, 5. Emergency Contact Number, 6. Any concerns you won't make it to Hotel by 5:30PM? Check back to the web-site to make sure you secured your seat.
Runner gear bags can be dropped off at 22 Cabot Drive, Nashua, NH between the hours of 9AM – 9PM on FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2016 and SATURDAY, April 15, 2016 only NOT SUNDAY, April 16, 2016. Leave gears bags in the garage. Bags will be delivered early Sunday morning to the Hotel. If you drop your bag off on Sunday or bring it to the bus on race morning we cannot guarantee your bag will make it to the room.
Please arrive before 6:00AM at the 99’s Restaurant/Granite Inn Hotel parking lot off Exit 7E in Nashua, NH. The bus will be leaving from the lower parking lot promptly at 6:00AM no exceptions. The bus must arrive in Hopkinton by 7:15AM per the Boston Athletic Association.
Held at the Hotel Buckminster in Kenmore Sq., overlooking the 25 mile mark. Food and refreshments will be served and runners will have access to two showers this year for your convenience. The sooner your cross the finish line, the sooner you can begin to celebrate your accomplishments.
The bus will be leaving the Hotel Buckminster at approx 6:30 - 6:45PM.
In Hopkinton, the bus 15 minutes after the start of the last wave. At this time, the bus will be heading into Boston to drop anyone off at the hotel to watch the marathon.
Dan Dugan at (C) 603-557-6755.
Directions to Gear Bag Drop-Off
22 Cabot Drive, Nashua, NH 03064
From the South
From Route 3 North, take exit 7E. At the end of the exit ramp, go straight at the lights on the Henry Burke Highway. Turn right on Manchester Street. Take an immediate left onto Hills Ferry Road and take your 5th left on Birchwood Drive. At the end of Birchwood Drive turn left. My house is the 3rd on the left. It is a white Colonial on a small hill. Drive up the driveway and drop your gear bag in the garage.
From Downtown Nashua
Head towards Greeley Park. Pass Greeley Park and turn left onto Hills Ferry Road. Turn right onto Birchwood Drive. At the end of Birchwood Drive turn left. My house is the 3rd on the left. It is a white Colonial on a small hill. Drive up the driveway and drop your gear bag in the garage.
2016 Boston Marathon
To secure a seat on this years bus, please make checks payable to the "GATE CITY STRIDERS" and send a check to "Marathon Bus" 22 Cabot Drive, Nashua, NH 03064. We will need to know the name of the person taking the bus, your e-mail address, contact phone number and if you will be on the return trip home. If we do not receive this information and we cannot tell who the payment is for, the Gate City Striders will kindly thank you for your tax deductable donation (jkidding!!!!). If you don't see your name on the list and you sent in your check in, please call Dan Dugan. The following have already secured seats on the bus.
Runners Names will appear on this list once I have received payment:
If you sent your money in I still need to update list. Check back 3/26 for final list.