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26x1 Relay 2015
Photo Credit: Tom Cole
26x1 Relay 2015
Photo Credit: Tom Cole
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.
Read about the latest happenings around SRR.
Somerville Road Runners is a non-profit athletic and social organization committed to promoting the sport of running as a healthy activity in our community— – regardless of age, ability or background. We aim to provide a healthy, spirited, and social environment for all members to enjoy the lifetime benefits of athletic achievement. We carry out our mission through an annual agenda of competitive running events, charitable volunteer opportunities, training runs, community involvement, and social gatherings in the greater Somerville area.
Need some running motivation during the week? We have you covered. Somerville Road Runners offer several organized runs throughout the week. Mondays we run out of the Burren in East Somerville, Tuesday's we have track @ Tufts, and Thursday we run out of Casey's in East Somerville.
SRR hosts a free weekly 5K Fun Run on Monday nights at 6:45 PM at the Burren Pub and Restaurant (247 Elm Street) in Davis Sq, Somerville. No need to sign up in advance - just show up by 6:45 PM and sign in when you arrive.
We gather inside the Burren, either in the back room or the basement. If we're in the basement, you should see a sign near the bar telling us that we're meeting downstairs. Either way, you can leave your things in the Burren during the run, though be thoughtful about bringing valuables. We've never had anything go missing, but nobody is watching our things while we're out on our run. More details…
SRR and Mighty Squirrel have partnered to bring a free fun run open to anyone and everyone west of the city. You don’t need to be a club member to participate. Just show up at by 6:30pm at Mighty Squirrel’s new brewery and taproom in Waltham (411 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA). The run begins at 6:45pm.
Everyone will gather inside the taproom. They will provide a safe place to leave your bags and gear during the run. The course route will alternate over time, but will always be between 3 and 4 miles. All runners get a free amazing soft pretzel with dipping sauce after the run, and of course you get to enjoy their great beer (at regular price, of course). More details…
Every Thursday evening - We Leave Casey's Bar on 171 Broadway, Somerville @ 7:08 PM to head to the start. Race starts at 7:15PM
Speed + Winter Hill = Roadkill
Storm Through Somerville
It may be snowing. It may be raining. The blood of a Communist revolution may be flowing through the streets. The SRR Thursday Night Run will happen every week at 7:15 PM, no matter what! Wanna run it? Great! It's FREE! You can check out the official course route as well as the artist's rendition of the course and find a map of and directions to Casey's. Come back to this page to view the results from each week's run. And if you're not sure what your new target time should be, check out this 4.06 mile pace chart. More details…
August 20 - 6:30 PM at Arlingto Center
We do NOT meet at the Tufts Track this weekend. Instead we meet in Arlington Center, at the Russell Common Municipal Parking lot, 78-92 Chestnut Street. At 6:30 PM sharp we will have brief announcements and then jog about 1/2 mile to the Bike Path next to the Arlington HS Track
From there everyone will do 2 reps on the bike path, one out, one back. You have your choice of which kind of rep to do. Do one of the following
2 x 2 miles at THRESHOLD with a 2 minute rest in between
2 x 3 miles at Marathon Pace with a 3 minute rest
2 x 4 miles at Marathon Pace with a 3 minute rest
Afterwards, if you are interested, we will head over to the Blue Ribbon Barbecue at 908 Mass Ave Arlington for some food. They do have Vegetarian fare.