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.

Monday June 14, 6am at Hope High School
1x600/ 2x500/ 3x400/ 4x200

Wednesday June 16, 6am & 5:45pm warmup, 6pm ready to run at Hope High School
2x800 3-5 sets

Monday June 21, 6am at Hope High School
Repeat 300's 5-4-3

Tempo Tuesday June 22, 2021
(2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month)
Meet  and ready to run at 6am in front of the Brown Stadium on Elmgrove Ave.

Wednesday June 23, 6am & 5:45pm warmup, 6pm ready to run at Hope High School
800-400 x 4-6 sets

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.

Sign up for Second Friday Dinner

Sign up to bring a meal for a family facing a child’s serious illness. It’s easy—you can sign up well in advance, and you don’t even have to cook.

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!

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.

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.

Runner’s Knee 101 Causes & Treatment

A helpful blog on Runner's Knee can be found here: https://www.performanceptri.com/post/runner-s-knee-101-causes-treatment

20-minute mobility workout to boost your performance

Danielle Monreau, a physical therapist at Performance PT, takes you through a 20-minute mobility work-out that is a great tool to boost your performance and recovery on days you aren’t running. All...

Exercises by Dr. Brian Hay of Performance Physical Therapy to Treat Calf Pain

Dr. Brian Hay shows you a few exercises to prevent and treat calf pain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCcVWxfQAkM

Body-weight exercise video

Performance Physical Therapy is proud to partner with Brown Athletics to bring you this on-demand exercise video.  Physical Therapist and former professional lacrosse player, Dr. Bobby Dattilo leads...

Get Out Of Your Exercise Rut in 8 Minutes!

If you are looking to break your exercise rut or just add some all around strengthening into your routine…Here is how you can do it in 8 minutes: Get Out Of Your Exercise Rut in 8 Minutes!

Exercises to avoid late-race leg fatigue

Want to avoid late-race leg fatigue? Dr. Brian Hay, DPT, MS, OCS, demonstrates the split (Bulgarian) squat. Add these few strengthening exercises to your routine 2x/week....

Podcast: How to Increase Your Joy of Running

Future Olympian hopefuls Aaron Dinzio and Brian Crimmins join Ronald McDonald House Running Club’s own Jon Barnes, a competitive runner and coach for 60 years will provide guidance and answer your...

The Effects of Iron Deficiency on Running Performance

If you’re iron deficient, your running could suffer, according to Dr. Dheeraj Khiatani (Medical Director) & Tim Cushway (Founder & Director) from The Iron Suites Medical Centre. (This...

One Minute Exercises to Help Keep your Hip, Knee and Spine Healthy

Stay Healthy, Stay ConsistentRunning is a mostly a linear activity, which results in imbalances in our hip muscles.  The muscles that rotate our hip help to control our spine and knee position and...

Running Injury and Prevention Presentation

Here's a Fit to Run Presentation by Alexis William PTA and Brian Hay DPT, OCS Topics covered: Is there anything holding you back from your best running? How to perform a dynamic warm up...

News & Announcements

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Members-Only 5K and 10K slated for Sunday, June 20

We are excited to host another members-only 5k/10k around the East Side of Providence, on Sunday June 20 (Father’s Day). Despite racing returning, there are not a ton of races (and shorter races) during June and July. We felt it would be great to host an event so...

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Running Club members get a 10% discount at Rhode Runner

Just a reminder that all Club members receive a 10% discount at Rhode Runner on North Main Street. Just be sure to tell the friendly staff that you're a member. They'll confirm it in the database. This is a fabulous opportunity and the folks there are great at finding...

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