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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.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!

SRR Volunteering: CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!

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!


SRR Thursday Night Run -- The SRR Thursday Night Run happens every week at Casey's at 7:15 PM, no matter what!! Please contact Karen Vitali 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

Weekly Track Workout
TRACK WORKOUT:
 Sep 30, 6:30 PM - Tufts Outdoor Track

Step-Down Mile Workout

0 - 39 mpw

  • 1 x 1600 at THRESHOLD, 1:00 rest
  • 2 x 1600 at THRESHOLD-10, 1:00 rest

40-59 mpw

  • 1 x 1600 at THRESHOLD, 1:00 rest
  • 3 x 1600 at THRESHOLD-10, 1:00 rest

60+ mpw

  • 1 x 1600 at THRESHOLD, 1:00 rest
  • 4 x 1600 at THRESHOLD-10, 1:00 rest

*** Races This Week ***

  • Somerville Homeless Coalition 5k

 

 

Upcoming Group Long Runs

Upcoming Group Long Runs

Sunday 8/10 --
Run with ocean views, followed by a pool party
78 Corning Street, Beverly MA

Sunday 8/17 --
TBA

See Group Long Runs for details.

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