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.

Running Club Members: Time to renew your membership!

Use the online registration button below to renew your membership. Online registration closes on April 30.

For this week's track workout, click here.

Outdoor practice is at Brown’s Outdoor Track at the corner of Elmgrove Ave & Sessions St.
Entrance is at the gate on Sessions St.

Saturday April 13, 2024 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd...

Monday April 15, 2024: Gate opens at 5:30am, practice starts 6:00am
400-500 x 4

Wednesday April 17, 2024: Gate opens at 5:30am, practice starts 6:00am
Thursday April 18, 2024: Gate opens at 5:45pm, practice starts at 6:15pm

mile - 800 - mile - 800 / optional mile

Saturday April 20, 2024 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd...

Monday April 22, 2024: Gate opens at 5:30am, practice starts 6:00am
200-400-600-400-200 x 2

Tempo Tuesday April 23, 2024 6:00 AM
(2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month)
Meet  and ready to run at 6am in front of the Brown Stadium on Elmgrove Ave.

Wednesday April 24, 2024: Gate opens at 5:30am, practice starts 6:00am
Thursday April 25, 2024: Gate opens at 5:45pm, practice starts at 6:15pm
1000 / 800-200 / 600-400 / 500-500 / 400-400-200 / optional mile

Saturday April 27, 2024 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd...

Become a member

We welcome runners of all ages and experience levels. Join us and get great training in a supportive atmosphere.

Running Schedule

We offer early morning track workouts, a weekly tempo run, and a Sunday group run.

Find a time and workout that meet your needs.

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 styles.

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