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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Outdoor Track Workouts at Hope High School – Monday & Wednesday
Gates open at 5:30 AM, running workout starts at 6:00 AM

Wednesday evening workouts: Gates open at 5:30 PM, running workout starts at 6:00 PM

Wear your masks when entering and exiting the track area.

Monday July 27, 2020
600-400-200 x 3

Tuesday July 28, 2020
Tempo Tuesday warmed up and ready to start at 6:00 AM in front of the JCC

Wednesday July 29, 2020 Morning AND Evening
1000 x 5-6

Monday August 3, 2020
500-500 x 3-4 sets

Wednesday August 5, 2020 Morning AND Evening
800-200 x 5-6 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 Saturday 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.

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...

Bryan Hay offers tips on how to improve spine mobility

Our friend, Dr. Bryan Hay of Performance Physical Therapy has developed this brief YouTube video on how to improve spine mobility and posture specifically for runners with a few simple exercises.

Goal Setting for Training Motivation

During these times where we cannot meet at the track for a formal workout, motivation to push yourself harder may wane. Indeed, for many club members, motivation to lace up their shoes and hit the...

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...

Video: Improve your hip mobility to recover quicker and run faster

Keep moving by keeping your hips moving.  Lack of hip motion is perhaps the most common cause of running injuries.  Here are a few hip mobility exercises to keep you in running shape....

Safely returning to running after having a baby

As one of the most popular activities in the United States, over 60 million people exercise by running each year, and over 60% of those runners are women. Running is a crucial part of many lives,...

Maintaining upper body strength

Maintaining upper body strength is essential for runners in order to keep their running posture in the ideal position, maximizing efficiency. Here are three simple upper body exercises from physical...

15 Ways to Avoid Overtraining

By Amanda Moran, ATC, LMT and Jared Ferreira, ATC from Performance Physical Therapy Athletes – from students to pros – often believe that the more they train in their respective sports, the more...

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...

News & Announcements

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Second RMHP-RC 5K/10K Challenge to be held Saturday, August 9

For current club members only – a 10K race and a 5K race Location: East Side of Providence; start and finish on Elmgrove Avenue * Times: 10K Race (2 loops): 6:15 AM 5K Race – 1 loop: 7:30 AM The races will be consistent with the governor’s Phase III guidelines with a...

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2020 RMHP Women’s Classic Canceled Due to Covid-19

In the interest of helping keep everyone safe while we battle this pandemic, the 2020 RMHP Women’s Classic has been canceled. Note that does not mean that Ronald McDonald House Charities of New England has found another means to make up the $$$ the Club annually...

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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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