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The last day of indoor track practice is Wednesday, March 21. We will resume track workouts on Monday, April 2, at 5:45 am, at the Brown Stadium. Please use the Sessions Street entrance. That week our Wednesday evening track workouts will also resume. The Wednesday...read more
The RMHP Running Club annual meeting will be held at Rhode Runner on Monday, March 19, from 6-8 pm. This is a great opportunity for all Club Members to come together for fun, good info, and to register for the 2018 season in person. Plus, it's a great opportunity to...read more
Beginning Saturday, November 11, we will once again be hosting a winter running incentive program—RMHP Winter Run Series! Join us and run at least 9 out of 18 Saturday group runs through March 10th and you will receive a tech shirt to be presented at our annual March...read more
If you are planning to run a marathon or half marathon this spring (2018) and would like a personalized training schedule to help you reach your goal, email Jon Barnes or Bob Rothenberg. The schedule will cover a 15-20 week training...read more
Wednesday Evening Runs: Join other club members at 6:00 pm at Blackstone Blvd. near Three Sisters Restaurant – Pawtucket end of the Blvd - same location as our Saturday runs, for a tempo run, a hill run, or a comfortable distance run. If interested, you must...read more
Beginning Saturday September 23, 2017 the Saturdary morning group runs will start at 8:00am. It will revert back to 7:30am in the spring when there is more early morning daylight.read more
We are reviving the RMHP-RC CHALLENGE. The list below includes an assortment of 5k - 1/2 marathon local races. Club members who compete in 7 or more races will receive a commemorative shirt and be eligible for other awards based on the following point system: Your...read more
As a club member benefit, Brian Hay and cohorts from Performance Physical Therapy offer free evaluations to runners who have an injury or need a potential injury assessed. Consults are available at their Pawtucket and East Providence locations and only take 15-20...read more
Mornings The second and fourth Tuesday of each month, there's a tempo run that starts at 6:00 am from the front of the JCC on Elmgrove Avenue. The goal of the tempo is to run an even pace for 4 to 12 miles in preparation for a 5k through a...read more
The New England Distance program for post collegiate runners training in the RI area will be coaching Providence middle school boys and girls this fall. They would appreciate donations of used (but in fairly good condition) running shoes for the middle...read more
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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...
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Download this paper from by Dr. Brian Hay MS, DPT, OCS and Performance Physical Therapy about Running Injury Prevention: RMHRC 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...
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:...
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,...
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”...