Lake Audubon Pool

Twin Branches Road, at eastern end of Lake Audubon

10 Mile Run

Measured: 10 mile

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  1. Exit the Lake Audubon Pool parking lot on the path along the lake near the boat launch ramp.
  2. Continue up steps to right on path after the path passes to the left along the edge of the Lake Thoreau dam.
  3. Right on path along Ridge Heights Roadgo through tunnel under South Lakes Drive.
  4. At top of short hill cross over to Ridge Heights Road.
  5. Right on Ridge Heights for almost 1/3 mile
  6. Left onto trail beside Terraset Elementary School for about 200 feet
  7. Left at trail intersection near SE corner of school (down a steep hill) for about 1/4 mile
  8. Right at next trail intersection (below South Lakes HS track) for about 500 feet
  9. Left at the next trail intersection (by raised manhole cover) for about 150 yards
  10. Follow trail under South Lakes Drive, bearing right toward Soapstone Drive for about 150 yards
  11. Left on path along Soapstone Drive for about 150 feet
  12. Right though the underpass beneath Soapstone
  13. Right at next trail intersection (a "T") after about 100 yards
  14. Right at next trail intersection, going downhill and crossing to the north side of the stream bed
  15. Follow trail, bearing left but staying on the north side of the stream bed until a "T" intersection
  16. Turn left at the "T", cross the stream bed via the wooden bridge and take an immediate right
  17. Continue under Colts Neck Road and Reston Parkway to the Southgate Recreation Area [Water stop may be located here--hot weather only]
  18. Continue on trail, to second right after passing behind Dogwood Elementary School (on your left)
  19. Right onto Cocquina Drive for about 2 blocks to its intersection with Glade Drive [Water stop may be located here (or at next intersection one block up Glade)--cold weather only]
  20. Left on Glade Drive for about 1 mile
  21. Right on Freetown Drive
  22. Second right onto Freetown again (Freetown is a "lollipop-shaped" road and intersects with itself at this point)
  23. Right on Oslo Rd., crossing Reston Parkway and entering the Hunters Woods Pool parking lot
  24. Bear right onto trail at far side of pool parking lot for about 200 feet
  25. Right at next trail intersection
  26. Right at third trail intersection (just beyond a wooden bridge) after crossing Colts Neck Road
  27. Cross Steeplechase Drive (via the steps or the large under-road culverts) [Second water stop may be located here--hot weather only]
  28. Continue east on the trail (Glade Trail) as it crosses to the north (left) side of the stream bed
  29. Bear right at next trail intersection, crossing back over to the south side of the stream bed
  30. Continue across Soapstone Drive for about 1 mile
  31. Left at second paved trail intersection after Soapstone, crossing bridge over to the north side of the stream for about 1/2 mile until steep uphill
  32. Bear Left on short, steep uphill to Glade Drive
  33. Cross Glade Drive and continue on path along Twin Branches for less than 1/4 mile to Lake Audubon Pool


Except for the segment between Steeplechase Drive and Twin Branches Road, this course is essentially identical with the course starting at Glade Pool.

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