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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.

6th ANNUAL RACE TO THE ROW 5K - Fast Mile - Kids Fun Run

SRR Annual Event: 6th ANNUAL RACE TO THE ROW 5K - Fast Mile - Kids Fun Run

Where: 275 Foley St, Assembly Square, Somerville MA (map)
When: Sunday, August 26th @ 9:00 a.m.

The Race to the Row 5K will run through the Assembly Square District and along the Mystic River, ending with a fun-filled post-party and beer garden! There's also a free Kids Fun Run, and the Fast Mile! Proceeds will be donated to East Somerville Main Streets, the Somerville TrackPAC and Somerville Auxiliary Police.

Click here to REGISTER TODAY!

Weekly Track Workout

TRACK WORKOUT for Tuesday, JUN 19 - 7:00 PM


"Deek Session" Workout

This is one continuous 4800 meter run on the track (or 5400 or even 6000 if you feel up to it).  THe pace alternates between 5k Race Pace (for 400 meters) and "float" pace (for 200 meters".  "Float" pace is normal training pace.  It is *not* a warmup jog.  It is not even a recovery jog.  Just go from hard into what you would normally do for an average 10 mile training run.  Then go right back into hard.

It is easy to lose track during this workout so think of this as 8 sets of  (400 hard, 200 float).  That is 4800 meters total

Anyone running over 50 miles per week, make it 9 sets (5400 meters total)

Anyone running over 60 miles per week, make it 10 sets (6000 meters total




Deb Downs crushes Boston 2017

SRR Race Results

SRR conquered the Boston Marathon again in 2017. Battles were won. Battles were lost. Legends were made.

Left: Ooooh! Boston Marathon! You're so scary! Deb looks terrified of you. (Photo by Paul Nelson)