Welcome to the website of the Somerville Road Runners, Somerville Massachusetts' oldest running club. Bordering Boston and Cambridge, we're a motley crew that works hard, but doesn't let that get in the way of having a good time. SRR is a charitable, non-profit organization that sponsors many events a year including weekly runs, track workouts, annual races and even competitive but delicious cook-offs! Our club welcomes new members of all abilities. Read on to find out what we've been up to lately.
Where: Cambridge MA
When: April 27th @ 9:30AM
• Dec 7 - SBCA 5K Road Race, South Boston MA Results
• Jan 4 @ 11AM - 5K Resolution Run to Kick Cancer, Lexington Results
• Feb 2 @12PM - Super 5K, Lowell MA Website • Results
• Mar 16 @11AM -- New Bedford Half Marathon Website • Results
• Apr 27 @ 9:30AM -- Spring Classic 5K, Cambridge MA - Website • Register
WE MEET ON THE OUTDOOR TRACK at 6:30 PM!!!
4800 Meters Continuous. Think of this as 6 x 800. Run the first 800 at your goal marathon pace. Then run each successive 800 meters four seconds faster than the previous one. So every 2 laps, you speed up by 2 seconds per lap.
Clearly you need to pay attention for this. If you do it right, by the end, you should be going faster than threshold pace. The last mile will not be easy but with taper and all that (for those of you running Boston) it should be easy
Anyone NOT running Boston
Same as above but after the 4800, jog easily for 2 laps (in the outer lane) and then do 2 x 800 at INTERVAL pace with an easy 400 meter jog between
Congratulations to Shaun Miller who recently conquered the Vermont 50 Miler shattering a personal best by over half an hour on a challenging course.
This is just the latest in a growing SRR Ultra movement that has been going for a while but really seems to have gained momentum this year. Just a cursory scan of this years results shows: