Wells Fargo Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon

May 7, 2006 and future years

MN 06011 RR



     Start in Wayzata on Superior Blvd near Wayzata Blvd, heading SW.

     Right (W) on Lake St.

     Left (SW) on Grove Ln E, curve W through parking lot & park.

     Left (S) on Ferndale Rd, curve to W.

     Left (SW) on Shoreline Dr (cone off the shoulder).

     Sharp right (N) briefly on Orono Orchard Rd.

     Left (W) on Fox St.

     Left (S) on Old Crystal Bay Rd.

     Right (W) on North Shore Dr (cone off the left shoulder).

     Left (S) on Shadywood Rd (cone off the left shoulder).

     Left (E) on Crystal Bay Rd, which becomes Northview Rd.

     Right (S) on Lake Rd.

     Right (SW) on Shoreline Dr (cone off left shoulder).

     Left (S) on Old Beach Rd. At the end, continue on the short paved trail.

     Left (SE) on Shadywood Rd, which becomes Manitou Rd (cone off left shoulder).

     Just past Brentwood Ave, left (E) on packed-gravel recreational trail.

     Finish between the wooden fences just W of Water St in Excelsior.

Measured Points:

“Left” and “right” are with reference to the direction that the runners travel. Marks are in red paint.


Start:       Going SW on Superior Blvd, 2.1 m (6' 11") SW of sign “Speed Limit 35" on right shoulder. This is about 35 m (115 ft) SW of center island in Superior where it meets Wayzata Blvd.

1 Mile:     Ferndale Rd right side 14 m (46 ft) NE of mailbox 320.

2 Mile:     Ferndale Rd left side 22 m (72 ft) E of power pole J55058(F05) at 622 Ferndale.

3 Mile:     Shoreline Dr right side just before turning onto Orono Orchard Rd, 4 m (13 ft) NE of sign on adjacent abandoned RR track “No unauthorized motor vehicles.”

4 Mile:     Fox St left side 15 m (49 ft) E of mailbox 2120.

5 Mile:     Old Crystal Bay Rd left side 6.5 m (21 ft) N of stop sign of Rainey Rd.

6 Mile:     North Shore Drive left side, just NE of Maxwell Bay bridge, 13 m (43 ft) NE of sign on left side “No Parking Vehicles With Trailers” on left side of road.

7 Mile:     North Shore Drive left side, 25 m (82 ft) NE of mailbox 3645 along North Arm bridge rail.

8 Mile:     Shadywood Rd left side, NW edge of SE driveway (of two) for 2190.

9 Mile:     Shoreline Dr left side just after leaving Lake Rd, 21 m (68 ft) SW of sign on left side “No Passing on Shoulder.”

10 Mile:   Shadywood Rd left side, 12 m (39 ft) SE of mailboxes for 2780 and 2800.

11 Mile:   Manitou Rd left side, 10 m (33 ft) NE of mailboxes for 4766-4774.

12 Mile:   Packed gravel trail just off Manitou Rd, adjacent E edge of garage door W of door S1 New Engineering.

13 Mile:   Packed gravel trail, 7 m (23 ft) W of sign in ditch on S side “Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority.” This is also 75 m (247 ft) W of where the trail becomes asphalt.

Finish:     W post of the S wooden fence. Not marked.

Measured May 2, 2006

Don Wright

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