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.

For this week's track workout, click here.

Indoor Workouts at the Brown OMAC Building
Doors open for warmup at 5:45

In Case of Inclement Weather call 863-3111
to find out if Brown is open during our normal practice time.


Saturday January 28, 2022 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd.

Monday January 30, 2022: doors open for warmup at 5:45
600-400-200 x 3-4 sets

Wednesday February 1, 2022 Morning: doors open for warmup at 5:45
mile - 800 - mile - 800 / optional mile

Saturday February 4, 2022 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd.

Sunday February 5, 2022 8:00 AM
Trail Run.  Details here...

Monday February 6, 2022: doors open for warmup at 5:45
No Practice - Brown not available

Wednesday February 8, 2022 Morning: doors open for warmup at 5:45
2x800 3-4 sets / optional mile

Saturday February 11, 2022 8:00 AM
Long run. Meet at the Hope St. end of Blackstone Blvd.

Tempo Tuesday February 14, 2022 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.

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.

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 great styles!

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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.

How to Eliminate and Avoid Calf Stiffness in your Runs

How to eliminate and avoid calf stiffness in your runs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGy8a8g5K28

How Adding Explosive Movements to Your Warm-up Can Level Up Your Speed

Dr. Brian Hay demonstrates his three favorite explosive movement exercises for runners. Try these at home. https://youtu.be/v2qgpsU2Kgs

What To Expect When You’re Returning To Running After Having a Baby

Did you know over 60 million people run for exercise each year and over 60% of them are women? After giving birth, women may notice some changes in their bodies as they try to return to their normal...

Kettlebell Exercises for Runners

How to use a kettlebell as the “best bang for your buck” strength training tool a runner can have.  Hit your glutes, quads, core and upper body with these few kettlebell exercises....

Hit the Ground Running with Bulletproof Legs

Learn how proper foot and ankle mobility and strength can unlock your running potential. Click Here to View the Recording... Presented By: Michael Silva PT, MS, CSCS Physical Therapist Certified...

Why Maintaining Good Hip Mobility Is So Important

Hip mobility is essential to generate power while running. Here are a few simple hip mobility exercises for pre-run, post-run, rest day, or just anytime you feel like it....

The Secret to Pre-Run Nutrition is…There is No Secret

Quick tips on how to find what works for your pre-run fuel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BGNfBEOOjQ

3 ways to Building Core Strength; Making You a Better Runner

Dr. Brian Hay demonstrates a plank, modifications, and ways to progress the exercises to increase the intensity to make sure you are building a stronger core. A stronger core will give you more...

Two simple exercises to keep you hip, knees, and spine healthy

Running is a mostly a linear activity in regards to your joint movements. This results in imbalances in your hip muscles, particularly those involved in rotation. The muscles that rotate your hip...

News & Announcements

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2021 Year in Review

A hearty thank you to all who contributed to the 2021 Year in Review and much appreciation to Ned Craun for putting this all together. 2021 was a tough year considering the pandemic, but also an inspiring year. We demonstrated our grit, perseverance, and triumphs. We...

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Group Runs While Training for a Half or Full Marathon

Recently a number of club members have mentioned how much they enjoy running the local roads with others, the majority of whom they have gotten to know at RMHP-RC training sessions on the track, at Tempo Tuesdays, or on weekend long runs on trails or roads. For some...

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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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