UPDATE: (January 11) Alas, we have made it through the holidays. We have survived Gobble, Yulefest and even Festivus (although we are still waiting on Jon Bean's blood work after his swim in the Somerville River).

Time to get our minds back to the important things: trying to beat our friends into the ground in road races.

The 2016 SRR Grand Prix continues February 7th in Lowell MA with the Super 5K. This lightning fast 5K starts and finishes at the Elks Lodge. The race director is Somerville Road Runners' own Jim Rhoades.

I will have scoring from the first race – Mill Cities Relay up soon. But basically, if you ran it, volunteered or are a member of the Mill Cities committee, you’re tied for first with five points.

The next race is the Playworks 5K on May 21st!

Any questions, feel free to email me!

SRR Grand Prix Coordinator

The 2015-16 SRR Winter Grand Prix series is a chance to compete with your fellow club members in speed, participation and, of course, bragging rights.

Run at least 5 of the 6 races to receive the five-race prize
Run at least 3 of the 6 races to receive the three-race prize

Volunteering for a race will earn you one point and credit as having run the race.


  • Men & Women will be scored separately
  • Overall Points will be awarded based on participation and place - ex. 50 SRR women participate and you finish first of those 50 women, you get 50 points.
  • Age Group Points will be awarded separately, based on place - ex. 5 Men's 50-59 participate and if you finish first of those Men's 50-59, you get 5 points.
  • Top three overall winners for men and women will be excluded from the age group prizes (i.e. no double dipping)

Top three Male and Female, and 1st place of each age group, receive the competition prizes. You must run at least three races to receive a prize.

Team Competitions:
If the race has a team competition, you cannot be on a team other than "Somerville Road Runners" and receive points toward the Grand Prix for that race.

The Races: 
Thanks to everyone who completed the survey and gave suggestions for possible races. Also thanks to the board for their consultation and final approval of the slate. *(tentative pending the release of the USATF Grand Prix slates)

  • December 6 – Yulefest 5K, Cambridge MA
  • February 7 – Super 5K, Lowell MA
  • March 6 – An Ras Mor, Cambridge MA
  • May 21 – Playworks 5K, Franklin Park
  • June 5 – Freedom Run, Cambridge MA
  • June TBD – 26x1 Club Challenge Relay, Tufts University

Any questions, feel free to email me!

SRR Grand Prix Coordinator



  1. December:
    12/6 @ 8am - Mill Cities Relay, Nashua NH > Lawrence MA
    WebsiteOverall race results

  2. February:
    2/7 @ 12pm - Super 5K, Lowell MA
    WebsiteOverall race results

  3. March:
    3/6 @ 9:30am - An Ras Mor 5K, Cambridge MA
    WebsiteOverall race results

  4. May:
    5/21 @ 10:30am - Playworks 5K, Franklin Park, Boston MA
    WebsiteOnline registration

  5. June:
    6/5 @ 9:30am - Freedom Run 5K, Cambridge MA
    WebsiteOnline registration

  6. June:
    TBD @ 8am - 26x1 Club Challenge Relay, Tufts University, Somerville MA
    Website • Registration coming soon

Questions? Please e-mail us directly.

Good luck and HAVE FUN!!