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.
When: Thursday October 30 @ 7PM
Where: Casey's Tavern, 173 Broadway, Somerville (directions)
Costumes welcome! After last year's big success, the fourth annual edition of the Zombie Boo Run will once again take place in conjunction with our Casey's THURSDAY Night Run... the night before Halloween. Stops are planned to be the same, but will be confirmed before the fun run commences!
1. The Pub in Ball Square
2. Brendan McCaffery's hydration station (Alpine Street, featuring Paul Nelson's brews from DCBC)
3. Daddy Jones Bar (525 Medford St)
...before heading back to Casey's for one more, and of course food! (And, if you're leery of running the whole course, there are shortcuts.)
$30 gets you a beer at each location, food, and a commemorative long-sleeve tech shirt when registered by Thursday 10/23! No registration available day of the run, and no shirt guaranteed after 10/23. MUST BE 21+ and carry ID to participate. Click here to register now! If you have any questions, or can volunteer for this event, please e-mail Gordon.
Where: 40 Holland Street, Davis Square, Somerville MA (map)
When: Thursday, November 27th @ 9 a.m.
One of the Top 100 New England Races 2003-2013:
Eleven straight years chosen by New England Runner magazine
BAA Half Marathon -- Join SRR members at the finish line of the B.A.A. Half Marathon at White Stadium in Franklin Park to hand out medals to race finishers. It's a great opportunity to support both the club and the B.A.A.
We'll be handing out medals from 8am till noon on Sunday, October 12. To sign up, go to the BAA Volunteer Registration Site and enter SRR as both login and password.
Or contact Carrie-Anne if you can assist at any other upcoming events!
Track is on hiatus in October. Track workouts will resume on Tuesday, November 4, at the Tufts Indoor Track at the Gantcher Center building.
How do I get on the door list for track?
If you wish to attend indoor track, I must have your name on the door list that I submit to the Tufts security every Tuesday. This can happen in one of two ways
Am I paid up for track?
If you joined and paid for indoor track or for indoor+outdoor track for this current year, then you are all set. Did you come to an indoor practice in Jan/Feb/Mar? -- then you' probably did
Likewise, if you buy/renew an SRR membership for next year and you pay for track for that year, your track privileges will also be good for the final two months of THIS year. In other words, if you aren't sure if you've paid for track this year, just pay for next year and you'll be all set
Where do I sign up for SRR membership/track?
There should be a big yellow button at the top right of this page where you can pay for next year's membership+track (again, that will get also you Nov+Dec of THIS year too). As of this writing (Oct 8, 2014), that signup is still only for 2014 so please don't use it until it has been updated and says it's for 2014. It should be updated and you can
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: