The Ronald McDonald House of Providence Running Club

We welcome runners and walkers of all abilities! Become a member to receive top-notch coaching, a great social atmosphere, and a gang to cheer you on—all while supporting the Ronald McDonald House, which provides care for families when their child has a medical crisis.

For this week's track workout, click here.

Indoor Workouts at the Brown OMAC Building
Doors will open at 5:45


Tempo Tuesday November 22, 2022 6:00 AM
(2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month)
Meet  and ready to run at 6am in front of the Brown Stadium on Elmgrove Ave.

Wednesday November 23, 2022 Morning: 5:30AM warmup for 6:00 AM start
**** NO PRACTICE - Happy Thanksgiving ****

Saturday November 26, 2022 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd.

Monday November 28, 2022 Morning: 5:30AM warmup for 6:00 AM start
1x600/ 2x500/ 3x400/ 3x300

Wednesday November 30, 2022 Morning: 5:30AM warmup for 6:00 AM start
1000 x 5-6

Saturday December 3, 2022 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd.

Sunday December 4, 2022 8:00 AM
Trail Run.  Details here...

Monday December 5, 2022 Morning: 5:30AM warmup for 6:00 AM start
400-500 x 4

Wednesday December 7, 2022 Morning: 5:30AM warmup for 6:00 AM start
1200-400/ 800-800/ 800-400-400 optional mile

Saturday December 10, 2022 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd.

Tempo Tuesday December 13, 2022 6:00 AM
(2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month)
Meet  and ready to run at 6am in front of the Brown Stadium on Elmgrove Ave.

Become a member

We welcome runners of all ages and experience levels. Join us and get great training in a supportive atmosphere, all while helping the Ronald McDonald House.

Running Schedule

We offer early morning track workouts, a weekly tempo run, and a Sunday group run. Find a time and workout that meet your needs.

Order Your Running Club Shirt

All members wear a Running Club shirt during races to help promote the mission of the Ronald McDonald House. Choose from three great styles!

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Advice for runners from PTs, MDs, and your coaches

Below are tips and advice for everything from avoiding injury to strength training. More at the Coaches Corner.

How Adding Explosive Movements to Your Warm-up Can Level Up Your Speed

Dr. Brian Hay demonstrates his three favorite explosive movement exercises for runners. Try these at home. https://youtu.be/v2qgpsU2Kgs

What To Expect When You’re Returning To Running After Having a Baby

Did you know over 60 million people run for exercise each year and over 60% of them are women? After giving birth, women may notice some changes in their bodies as they try to return to their normal...

Kettlebell Exercises for Runners

How to use a kettlebell as the “best bang for your buck” strength training tool a runner can have.  Hit your glutes, quads, core and upper body with these few kettlebell exercises....

Hit the Ground Running with Bulletproof Legs

Learn how proper foot and ankle mobility and strength can unlock your running potential. Click Here to View the Recording... Presented By: Michael Silva PT, MS, CSCS Physical Therapist Certified...

Why Maintaining Good Hip Mobility Is So Important

Hip mobility is essential to generate power while running. Here are a few simple hip mobility exercises for pre-run, post-run, rest day, or just anytime you feel like it....

The Secret to Pre-Run Nutrition is…There is No Secret

Quick tips on how to find what works for your pre-run fuel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BGNfBEOOjQ

3 ways to Building Core Strength; Making You a Better Runner

Dr. Brian Hay demonstrates a plank, modifications, and ways to progress the exercises to increase the intensity to make sure you are building a stronger core. A stronger core will give you more...

Two simple exercises to keep you hip, knees, and spine healthy

Running is a mostly a linear activity in regards to your joint movements. This results in imbalances in your hip muscles, particularly those involved in rotation. The muscles that rotate your hip...

2 Simple Exercises to Improve Your Running Power

Stability and Power are critical for runners. Stability is needed from the moment the foot hits the ground to the moment it leaves. The ability to generate power can minimize the amount of time the...

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Support from our friends at Performance Physical Therapy

Performance Physical Therapy has provided our club with 200 cards with a QR code to distribute to our members. Performance PT currently has 20 physical therapy clinics in the RI area, 10 of which have certified running specialists on staff. Using the card will allow...

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Share your story

We'd like to routinely highlight our fabulous club members on our website to help us get to know each other a bit better, share inspiring stories on why we run and what gets us up each day, and show the wonderfully diverse group we are who share a same passion—to lace...

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