Become a Member

Fast, slow, old, young, men, women—we welcome everyone who has an interest in running. The Club provides great coaching and an enjoyable social atmosphere, all while supporting the mission of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of New England.

If you’ve never done a track workout before, don’t be intimidated! We break up into different groups based on ability and experience; there’s a group for everyone. No matter what your starting point, you’ll get support to help you improve your speed, endurance, and overall fitness.

How to Join

Joining is easy. You can start by showing up at a practice and talking with one of our great coaches. If you think the club is for you, you can simply fill in the Registration Form for New Members.

We keep membership costs reasonable: Our membership fee is $65 a year, with a $110 maximum per family. Students can join for just $15 a year. All of our coaches and other helpers are volunteers; your dues go toward direct club costs and support for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of New England.

What You Get as a Member

As a member, you’ll enjoy great benefits, including coaching from dedicated and experienced coaches, structured practices and workouts, access to the Brown University stadium for track practice, and a fun, supportive community. You’ll also be helping the Ronald McDonald House of Providence, with volunteer and other opportunities to meet every schedule.

Want to find out more about the Club? Email rmhprunningclub@gmail.com.

Practice Times, Locations, and Workouts

Member profiles and stories

Teddy Marak: My First Mount Washington Road Race

In November 2021 I suffered an ankle injury that left me unable to run for seven months. My return to running was slow and flat to protect my ankle ligaments. Fast forward to February of 2023 and, naturally, I put my name in for the Mount Washington Road Race (MWRR)...

Leslie Battle: Multisport Athlete

Leslie Battle is a proud five-year member of Ronald McDonald House Providence Running Club, who one will (more often than not) catch running the ‘extra mile’ at the end of practices. Her primary athletic focus, since 2009, has been multisport, which includes, for...

I’M A RUNNER: Patricia Sullivan

by Michaeline Nelson Patricia Sullivan started running on August 17, 2008. She had always been athletic. In her youth Patricia raced on the track until 8th grade, but her high school years were pre-Title Nine, when she says, “Women had to play half-court basketball...

Peter Sedgwick’s Come Back

by Peter Sedgwick I am writing this open letter to discuss what I have been doing this year to improve my running times and abilities. First off so you all understand until this year I had not broken my PR from my first half marathon run in Hartford in October of 2008...

100 on 100 Relay

by Ellen Foley. I ran the 100 on 100 relay with five friends last Saturday (Aug 13th). Here’s the website: http://www.100on100.org/. We came in 6th of 12 women’s teams (we were something like 89th overall however). This is a great race that starts at the stunning Von...