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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: Yulefest 5K

Where: Harvard Square, Cambridge MA

When: Dec 11 @ 9:30am

• Race #1 - Dec 11 - Yulefest 5K, Cambridge MA
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• Race #2 - Jan 22 - Dreamfar 10K, Sharon MA
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• Race #3 - Feb 5 - Super 5K, Lowell MA
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or
Super Sunday 5K, Cambridge MA
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• Race #4 - Mar 11 - Black Cat 20 Mile Allie Relay, Salem MA
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• Race #5 - Spring - Event TBD

• Race #6 - Jun TBD - SRR 26x1 Relay, Somerville MA
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Weekly Track Workout

TRACK WORKOUT:
 Tuesday, November 29- 7:00 PM.  Tufts Indoor Track:

All Groups: Step Down Sets.    Do 2 sets of the following

 

Groups A, B:

  • 1 x 8 laps at THRESHOLD (1:00 rest)
  • 1 x 4 laps at INTERVAL (2:00 rest)
  • 1 x 1 lap at REPEAT (400 jog)

Groups C, D:

  • 1 x 7 laps at THRESHOLD (1:00 rest)
  • 1 x 3 laps at INTERVAL (2:30 rest)
  • 1 x 3/4 lap at REPEAT (400 jog)

Groups E, F:

  • 1 x 6 laps at THRESHOLD (1:00 rest)
  • 1 x 2 laps at INTERVAL (2:00 rest)
  • 1 x 1/2 lap at REPEAT (400 jog)

 

 

 

*** Races This Week ***

  • Mill Cities Relay

 

All Indoor Track Runners:

I need to have your name on the door list before you come to track.  If you paid for track in 2016 or for 2017, your name will automatically be on the list.  If not, I need you to let me know you are coming.  Drop me an email at track@srr.org and please don't wait until Tuesday afternoon to do it.  Everyone gets to try a couple of indoor workouts before deciding whether to go forward with it. 

Please note that if you pay for 2017 membershp and track now, you will be covered for these last two month of 2016 as well

 

A note about the indoor workouts going forward:

Tufts has just resurfaced their indoor track this year.   To preserve it, they are asking us to run in lane 4 of the indoor track at least for the time being.  One lap in lane 4 is approximately 220 meters.  Therefore  I have recalculated all of your paces for the actual length of that lane.  This chart lists paces by number of laps rather than by distance.  Here is the alternate INDOOR Pace Chart

 

20th Annual Gobble Gobble Gobble 4 Miler

SRR Annual Event: 20th Annual Gobble Gobble Gobble 4 Miler

Where: 40 Holland Street, Davis Square, Somerville MA (map)
When: Thursday, November 24th @ 9 a.m.

One of the Top 100 New England Races 2003-2014:
Twelve straight years chosen by New England Runner magazine

2016 RESULTS

SRR Race Results - 26x1

SRR Race Results

The 2015 SRR 26x1 Club Challenge Relay was another huge success this year, with SRR fielding two full teams and one, combined Greater Lowell/SRR team. Check out the club results

Left: Sierra will not be bound by your rules (Photo by Thomas Cole)