Ride the Hartford Track Club bus to the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 15.
We have a charter with Peter Pan Bus Lines. Departs West Hartford, Corbins Corner (Sears 1445 New Britain Ave) parking lot at 6:00 AM, and Manchester, The Plaza at Burr Corners (Dunkin Donuts 1205 Tolland Tpke) parking lot at 6:30 AM. The bus arrives in Hopkinton at 8:00 AM and will remain in Hopkinton until released by the Mass State Police usually after the start of the race. The first wave of the marathon starts at 10:00.
There is only one bus and registration is on a first come first served basis and is open to official runners and spectators. The cost is $57 for HTC members and $72 for non-members. If you need packet pick-up add two dollars to your check. Payment must be post-marked before April 1, but the bus usually fills up by mid-February.
Refund Policy: Only if the bus has shown a profit and we can sell your seat to someone else. Five dollars will be deducted for issuing a refund check.
Boston drop-off and pick-up again take place at the Back Bay Hotel, formerly Jurys Boston Hotel. The club has two rooms at the hotel for meeting, showering and getting changed. The hotel is located near the finish midway between the Prudential Center and the Boston Common on Berkeley St at 350 Stuart St.
Bus departs Boston at 5:30PM, arrives in Manchester at 7:00 and arrives in West Hartford at 7:30.
Reserve your seat by sending a check payable to HTC to Todd Brown, 42 Fern Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-2015. For information e-mail AstaTheSmallDog@cox.net preferred way to contact me. My home phone is 860-721-7332 but you will get a quicker response via e-mail.