Run this Town - Newton, MA

Event Date

Sun, Apr 6, 2014


Newton, MA

About This Activity

Train for the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Festival 5K, 10K or Half Marathon June 6-8 with us!

Join Greater Boston Running Company & Marathon Physical Therapy for a multi-dimensional approach to running & road race training.   Build good habits while you enjoy the fun and motivation of group training.  We’ll train to run & race while becoming smarter & stronger.

Our integrative approach will include a 3-day per week running program and weekly clinics on preventing running injuries, strength & flexibility training, running workouts and the inside scoop on footwear, gear, and the latest hydration products.  We'll provide you with the expert resources you need to improve your fitness and performance.

Sessions meet every Sunday at GBRC Newton or Marathon Physical Therapy in Newton at 9AM.   Session will begin with a 30 minute clinic on the topic of the week followed by a group run.

There are additional social group runs every Tuesday & Thursday at 6:15pm at GBRC - all runners are welcome! 

Registration fee:  $130    

EARLY REGISTRATION DEALS:  Register by 2/28 and receive $20 off!  Register by 3/15 and receive $10 off!

*Race registration fee is separate – runners are responsible for their own race registration*

Benefits:  You’ll receive a 3 day per week training program based on your goals & current ability levels.  You’ll attend a clinic every Sunday presented by the expert staff at Marathon Physical Therapy & Greater Boston Running Company on the topic of the week.  

You’ll also receive an Unlimited-Use Pass to the Marathon Fitness & Wellness Studio throughout the program.  Classes include Yoga, Pilates, Strength, and Conditioning, visit for more info and class schedule.  Participants also receive Complimentary Injury Screens with Marathon Physical Therapists and access to Marathon Staff including Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Licensed Massage Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Specialists, and Fitness & Wellness Instructors.  


Event schedule and times

Sunday 9AM Session Schedule:

 Sunday, April 6:  Intro to Training  

 Sunday, April 13:  Proper Footwear 

Sunday, April 20:  Injury Prevention 

Sunday, April 27:  Gear & Apparel 

Sunday, May 4:  Cross training 

Sunday, May 11:   Hydration/Nutrition 

Sunday, May  18:  Maintenance for Runners 

Sunday, May 25:  Mental Training 

Sunday, June 1:  Race Day Dress Rehearsal 

Saturday, June 7 & Sunday, June 8:   RACE DAY!

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