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.

324 Hope Street, Providence
While Brown's track is being resurfaced

Thursday May 25, 2023 Afternoon: Hope High at 5:45pm
800 - 1200 - mile - 800 - 400 / optional mile

Saturday May 27, 2023 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd...

Monday May 29, 2023 Morning: Hope High at 5:30am
400's - 4 - 3 - 2

Wednesday May 31, 2023 Morning: Hope High at 5:30am
Thursday June 1, 2023 Afternoon: Hope High at 5:45pm
1x1200, 1x1000, 2x800, 2x500 / optional mile

Saturday June 3, 2023 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd...

Sunday June 4, 2023 8:00 AM
Trail Run.  Details here...

Monday June 5, 2023 Morning: Hope High at 5:30am
500-500 x 3-4 sets

Wednesday June 7, 2023 Morning: Hope High at 5:30am
Thursday June 8, 2023 Afternoon: Hope High at 5:45pm
2 x 8 3-4 sets / optional mile

Saturday June 10, 2023 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd...

Tempo Tuesday June 12, 2023 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 to maintain and improve your posture to help nail your running mechanics

Check out the new video from our friends at Highbar (formerly Performance Physical Therapy) on how to improve and maintain your posture to help you nail your running form.  ...

A Quick Warm-Up exercise: The Awesome-izer

Here is a quick Warm-Up exercise. It focuses on hip mobility, rotation, and gets the entire kinetic chain ready to go:

Selectinging Running Shoes

See what the research shows can be important in selecting the right running shoe: SELECTING RUNNING SHOES...        

How to Eliminate and Avoid Calf Stiffness in your Runs

How to eliminate and avoid calf stiffness in your runs:

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.

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

News & Announcements

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2022 Winter Challenge is here!

Every year we put on a “winter challenge” to motivate club members to get out during the cold dark days of winter. There are 17 Saturdays from Dec 3 to March 25. Members who sign in at the Blackstone Boulevard for at least 12 of 17 Saturday long runs at the Boulevard...

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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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