LEG 17 (runner 3)       2.6 miles (varied)  
Start: Sampson State Park (South)
Finish: Sampson State Park (North)
Now part of the NY State Dept. of Corrections, the town of Willard was once home to the Willard Asylum for the Insane.
 
Directions (runner)
Runners stay entirely within Sampson State Park for this leg, following park roads, secret trails, and footbridges to the exchange near the north end.
 
Directions (vehicle)
Vehicles do not follow runners on this leg. Follow the signs within Sampson State Park to transit the park to the north, where vehicles will park in an old lot to await their runner.