News & Events

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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October 13 is the 12th Annual Women’s Classic 5K/3K

Our 12th Annual Women's Classic 5k /3k, Kids Festival and Wellness Fair will be held Sunday, October 13. This is the only event run by our club in support of the Ronald McDonald House of Providence and it raises approximately $60,000 annually. All club women are...

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Saturday runs switch to 7:30 am beginning June 1

Starting June 1, we will be beginning our summer start time of 7:30 am for our Saturday group runs. The run starts at the end of Blackstone Blvd, near Hope Street. This is a great opportunity to get together with fellow runners from the club outside of the track...

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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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Running Club members get a 15% discount at Rhode Runner

Just a reminder that all Club members receive a 15% 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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Sign up for a Second Friday Dinner!

Please help us to provide a meal for the families staying at the RMHP.

Together, we can make a small difference in the life of a family struggling with the heartache of a sick child.

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Coaches Corner

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 you sit for long periods during the day (commuting, desk work, etc.),...

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 dynamic stretching.  Foam rolling can also be done after a run 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 MARCH 19, 2018    

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 all the great runners of the past, Billy Rodgers, Meb and our own Jon...

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 distance we cover and that equals SPEED.  Stronger glutes and hamstrings...

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, so when my patients say, “I am doing core exercises” I tend to be a...

Running Injury Prevention

Download this paper from by Dr. Brian Hay MS, DPT, OCS and Performance Physical Therapy about Running Injury Prevention: RMHRC Running Injury Prevention

How to Recognize a Running Injury

by Brian Hay MS, DPT, OCS Runners are constantly battling aches and pains.  How do we know what pain is ok to push though and what pain is not.   As a physical therapist I always educate patients that symptom recognition is the most important part of training.  It is...

Injury Check

No pain, no gain? Not always true—while any vigorous exercise may lead to some muscle soreness, pain is often a symptom of injury. Check out this article for more information about the types of pain that you should NOT ignore:...

Racing in Hot Weather

Water, water and more water: start drinking lots of water NOW. If you fill a one or two liter bottle of water in the morning and keep drinking small amounts from it, then you’ll know how much you drank over the course of the day. Don’t go to the beach, do lawn work,...

Hot Weather Training Tips

Rule #1 is to remember that “discretion is the better part of valor.” Common sense—NOT your training schedule, weekly mileage goal, 3,282-day running streak, weight-loss campaign, etc—needs to be your guide. Be alert to THI (temperature-humidity index or “feels like”...