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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.

SRR Annual Officer Elections

SRR Annual Officer Elections

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016-17 SRR Board of Officers. The club's officer elections will take place at our Annual Meeting on Monday, March 14, 2016. The elected officers will then appoint several additional positions critical to club leadership. Final results will be posted on the SRR website and social-media channels following the Annual Meeting.

Click here for more information about SRR's annual club elections.

An Ras Mor 5K

SRR Annual Event: An Ras Mor 5K

When: Sunday March 6 @ 9:30M
Where: The Asgard Pub, 350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA (map)

We are pleased to announce that An Ras Mor will be a part of the 2016 USATF-New England Grand Prix. Registration is now open! Ring in the 2016 running season with a mostly flat 5K through Cambridge, from Central Square towards Harvard Square and back, followed by some great craic! It's a great way to get your Saint Paddy's celebrations started early.

Proceeds from the race will benefit several Cambridge charities and youth groups including The JLK Sanfilippo Research Foundation and the Cambridge Rindge and Latin Track Team. Volunteers are also needed for this event! If you can help out please contact us for more information.

Next Race: Super 5K

Where: Lowell MA

When: February 7th @ 12pm

• Race #1 - Dec 6 - Mill Cities Relay (all participants receive 5 points)   Results

• Race #2 - Feb 7 @ 12pm - Super 5K, Lowell MA   Register online
• Race #3 - Mar 6 @ 9:30am - An Ras Mor, Cambridge MA   Register online
• Race #4 - May 14 @ 10:30am - Playworks 5K, Franklin Park, Boston MA   Registration coming soon
• Race #5 - Jun 5 @ 9:30am - Freedom Run, Cambridge MA   Registration coming soon
• Race #6 - June TBD @ 8am - 26x1 Club Challenge Relay, Tufts University, Somerville MA   Registration coming soon

Weekly Track Workout
 Tuesday February 16 - 7:00 PM, Tufts Indoor Track

Same workout as January 12, with 15 seconds less rest

All Groups

  •  Group A: 5 x 1000 at INTERVAL - 2:00 rest
  • Group B: 5 x 1000 at INTERVAL - 2:15 rest
  • Group C: 6 x 800 at INTERVAL - 2:00 rest
  • Group D: 6 x 800 at INTERVAL - 2:15 rest
  • Group E: 6 x 600 at INTERVAL - 1:45 rest



We meet on the indoor track at 7:00.  The Tufts Indoor track is located in the Gantcher Center on College Ave.  In order to get into the building, you must be on the door list for SRR Track.  If you've already paid for track for 2016, you will be on the list.  If not, I must add you manually to the list.  Please let me know (preferably at least a day ahead of time) if you will be coming and are not on the list.  All newcomers to SRR track can come and try out a practice or two before deciding if track is for them.

You will want to have your warmup done (or mostly done) before we gather

Please be aware the Tufts has recently added parking gates to the large parking lot across from the Track facility.  You have to pay for parking if you wish to park there.   I have a message into the facilities director to ask about passes but have not yet heard back..



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)