CRC End of 2020 Virtual 5K

Date: November 26 – December 31, 2020 Location: Anywhere, USA From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, we held the CRC End of 2020 Virtual 5K to finish the year strong. With 23 CRCers submitting times, we had the second most participants in the virtual 5K race series so far, including many first-time virtual race participants. Despite the cold and dwindling

CRC vs. Brighton Bangers Virtual Dual Meet 

Building off the enthusiasm we’ve seen from several months of individual virtual races in this socially distant world, CRC in August raised the stakes with a virtual dual meet against our cross-river rivals, Brighton Bangers. The meet consisted of three track events: mile (1,609 m.), 3200, and distance medley relay (DMR) with legs of 1200 m., 400 m., 800 m.,

CRC July 5K

CRC July Virtual 5K Race Report Location: Anywhere Despite a month of high temps and even higher humidity, we saw record participation in the CRC Virtual 5K Race Series.  27 CRCers took on the challenge, including 10 first time Virtual 5K race participants. Among them was Sam Swift who noted that while she did not run a PR, she was happy to feel like a part

SRR Virtual 26 x 1

2020 Virtual 26×1 Relay Race Report (Hosted by Somerville Road Runners) Date: between Monday, 6/8/20 @ 12:00 am EDT and Sunday, 6/14/20 @ 11:59 pm EDT Location: Anywhere Each year in the month of June it is a tradition for Boston area running clubs to assemble at the track for one of the more interesting competitions you’ll see

CRC May Virtual 5K

CRC May Virtual 5K Race Report (Strava’s May 5K Challenge) Location: Anywhere For the second consecutive month, CRC organized a virtual 5K club race through Strava that brought out CRC racers from near and far (i.e., Texas; shout-outs to Matt Pennock and Sarah Martin). The hot and humid conditions offered a new challenge compared to April’s virtual race, but the

CRC April Virtual 5K

CRC Virtual 5K Race Report (Strava’s April 5K Challenge) Location: Planet Earth Throughout the month of April, 21 CRCers took to the streets of their choice to run our first socially distant, virtual race. Many noted the added challenge of racing solo but that didn’t stop 4 CRCers from landing their personal bests. Brendan, Charles, Austin, and Andrew all impressively

2020 Super Sunday 5 Miler

Congratulations to all those who ran Super Sunday this past weekend! Our first race of the year was a huge success and hopefully it got you excited for a fun year of racing in 2020. Be on the lookout for an announcement soon from the Race Committee announcing the full club race schedule. But first,

CRC End of 2020 Virtual 5K

CRC End of 2020 Virtual 5K Race Report Date: November 26 – December 31, 2020 Location: Anywhere, USA From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, we held the CRC End of 2020 Virtual 5K to finish the year strong. With 23 CRCers submitting times, we had the second most participants in the virtual 5K race series so far, including many first-time virtual race participants. Despite the cold and dwindling hours of daylight

2019 Assault on Mt. Hood

An unseasonable, yet somehow New England predictable, warm and wet winter day greeted 27 CRC runners on the golf courses of Melrose. Hours of rain prior to the noon start time had changed the terrain of the golf course to include two new rivers and numerous small ponds. Despite the swampy conditions turning the Melrose

2019 Cape Cod Marathon Weekend

During the last weekend of October, 25+ CRCers made their way down to Falmouth to participate in the marathon weekend! Bright & early on sunny Saturday, CRCers racing the half marathon enjoyed Falmouth’s coastal views, enthusiastic spectators and delicious soup & apple cider donuts post race. Sarah Soltau had a ~2 minute half marathon PR