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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.

Next Race: Spring Classic 5K

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

Weekly Track Workout
TRACK WORKOUT:
April 15, 2014 - 6:30 PM

WE MEET ON THE OUTDOOR TRACK at 6:30 PM!!!

All Groups

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

Ultras:  Do you have the mojo?

SRR Race Results

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:

  • 100 Milers: Shaun, Adena Schutzberg, Dave Souza, Brian Tinger
  • 50 Milers: Shaun, Scott Dedeo Alex White, Tinger, Adena
  • 50K: Scott, Diona Fulton, Jesse Morrow, Ray Charbonneau, Cesar Hernandez Lou Duval Alison Lackey, Jerome Lang
  • SRRs Around-the-Lake Ultra: Dave Hodges, Randy Strauch Alex White, Barbara Grandberg Jerome Lang tackle SRRs

Want to join them and give an ultra a try? You can start small and local and see how goes. You have a golden opportunity this November 10 at the USATF-NE Ultra champsionships with the RI 6 Hour Race in Warwick.

Left: This medal is not given. It is earned

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!

SRR Volunteering: CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!


SRR Thursday Night Run -- The SRR Thursday Night Run happens every week at Casey's at 7:15 PM, no matter what!! Please contact Nicole Tateosian if you can volunteer for either timing or sweeping.

Pictured at left, an eager little SRR volunteer at the 12th Annual B.A.A. Half Marathon

Upcoming Group Long Runs

Upcoming Group Long Runs

Sun. 8/4 Chelmsford - Herbert L.
Sun. 8/11 Beverly - Mariah and Brian

See Group Long Runs for details.