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.

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Indoor practices

Brown’s Olney-Margolis Athletic Center (OMAC)
located at 235 Hope St., Providence

Monday and Wednesday mornings at 5:45am. Doors open at 5:30 am.
We repeat each Wednesday's workout that evening at 5:45pm

Monday, December 2, 2019
1x600/ 2x500/ 3x400/ 3x300

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 AM & PM
1000 x 5-7

Monday, December 9, 2019
500-200 x 5

Tempo Tuesday, December 10, 2019
6:00 AM warmed up and ready to go from the front of the JCC on Elmgrove Avenue.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
mile/ 1200-400/ 800-800/opt 4x400

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, a Saturday group run, and an evening run/walk. 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

Self Screening Mobility and Stability

A quick “do it yourself” movement screen to see if you have the mobility and stability to get the most out of your running CAN BE FOUND HERE...

Selecting Running Shoes

Running shoes should be selected after careful consideration. With so many brands and styles of shoes on the market today,it is important to find the best fit for your feet and your needs. There is...

Exercise When Sitting 8 Hours a Day

The average American is sitting for more than 8 hours a day. This results in muscles adapting to a sitting posture and creating an uphill battle for runners to maintain the mobility they need. If...

Is the kettlebell the “best bang for your buck” strength training tool a runner can have?

Is the kettlebell the “best bang for your buck” strength training tool a runner can have? You can hit your glutes, quads, core and upper body with these few kettlebell exercises....

Runners Need Foam Rollers!

Foam rolling is a great way to provide ‘self massage’ for any runner. Foam rolling can be done before running as a way to warm up and prepare muscles and soft tissues, giving a similar effect to...

PETER K. KRIZ, MD March 2018 Presentation

Here is the link to Dr. Peter Kriz's presentation at the March 2018 annual RMHP Running Club meeting. Common Running Injuries PETER K. KRIZ, MD ASSISTANT TEAM PHYSICIAN, BROWN UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS...

Peter Sedgwick talks about the 2018 Boston Marathon

April 17, 2018 Yesterday as many of you are aware I ran the 122nd Running of the Boston Marathon, it was my first Boston and my last marathon. What a humbling experience to run in the footsteps of...

Running Myths and Facts

Debunking the common 'running myths' by Dr. Brian Hay MS, DPT, OCS: Running Myths & Facts

Running Tip – Hamstring Power & Mobility Video

Power = Speed When running the more power we can generate from our muscles the more forward movement we generate with each stride.  The more forward movement we generate with each stride the more...

What is Core?

What is Core?  Just take a deep breath and read on "Core" is one of the most overused and misunderstood terms in health and fitness today.  The term is so overused it has almost lost its legitimacy,...

News & Announcements

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Introducing the RMHP Running Club All Terrain Grand Slam

We’re starting a new competition that encourages members to take their running to new terrain. The RMHP Running Club All Terrain Grand Slam will recognize members who compete in four (4) qualifying events across trails, track, and roads. To complete the Grand Slam,...

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Personalized Half and Full Marathon Training Sessions

If you’re even thinking about running a Marathon or Half Marathon this fall, even if it’s a maybe (“if the stars align, and I don’t get hurt”), the time to plan – and start training –is NOW. Contact Bob (arothenberg2@cox.net) and/or Jon (jbarnes227@gmail.com) for a...

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Hi Trail Friends!

Bill M. and I (Christine E.) are responsible for organizing the trail running division of RMHP. Whether you are new to trail running or you’ve been living in the woods for some time now, we are happy you are interested! Trail running is a great way to experience...

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