Meet Us at the Boston Marathon!

Join Runner’s World in Boston for shakeout runs, happy hours, video shoots, and more.

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Hey, Runner’s World+ members!

We’re so excited for the 2022 Boston Marathon this weekend, where many of you will be on the ground to either run the marathon, cheer on friends and family, or just enjoy the festivities. The whole RW+ crew will be in Boston, and we can’t wait to see you there. We’ll be holding shakeout runs and happy hours, shooting videos, and watching all the action on race day—right alongside YOU. This is going to be fun.

Here’s our complete schedule, plus links to RSVP and get reminders for each event, if you’d like. (But feel free to just show up, too.) See you there!

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Event: Easy Shakeout Run with Coach PJ and Runner-in-Chief Jeff Dengate (Plus, Cheer on the B.A.A. 5K Runners)

  • Time: Meet at 8 a.m. to watch the B.A.A. 5K with us. Then, we’ll start the shakeout run at 8:30, and finish around 9.
  • Location: The corner of Boylston St. and Gloucester St. (Expo side of the street.)
  • Details: We’ll head down Boylston to Massachusetts Ave., then along the Charles River, and come back. All paces are welcome.
  • RSVP and get reminders HERE.

    Event: Coffee with the RW+ Crew (Plus, Be Featured in RW+ Stories and Videos)

    • Time: Meet at 9:15 a.m., or right after the shakeout run.
    • Location: Pressed Cafe (105 Huntington Ave. - Ground level of Prudential Center)
    • Details: Join us for coffee, and stick around if you’d like to be featured in future RW+ stories and videos about your training tips, racing advice, gear recommendations, and more!
    • RSVP and get reminders HERE.

      Event: RW+ Happy Hour with Jeff Dengate, Coach PJ, and Special Guests

        Sunday, April 17

        Event: Shakeout Run with the RW+ Crew and McKirdy Trained

        • Time: 8 a.m.
        • Location: Parkman Bandstand Monument (139 Tremont St.)
        • Details: We’re teaming up with our friends at McKirdy Trained for a pre-race Sunday shakeout. Coach PJ and Coach James McKirdy will say a few words before heading out on the run around 8:20 a.m. Plan for a 20- to 30-minute easy trot from the Boston Common over to the Charles River, and then back to our starting point at the Parkman Bandstand. All paces and abilities are welcome!
        • RSVP and get reminders HERE.

          Event: Be Featured in RW+ Stories and Videos

          • Time: Immediately after the shakeout (~9 a.m.)
          • Location: Parkman Bandstand Monument (139 Tremont St.)
          • Details: After our group run, we’ll be interviewing RW+ members—so make sure to stick around if you want to be featured in upcoming content!
          • RSVP and get reminders HERE.

            Monday, April 18

            Event: Watch the Boston Marathon with RW+

            • Time: 11 a.m.
            • Location: Heartbreak Hill (mile 20) - Corner of Chestnut Terrace and Commonwealth Ave (right-hand side of the runners, near the Newton Squash & Tennis Club, two blocks down from Heartbreak Hill Running Co.) and Kenmore Square (mile 25) - Meet here (the grassy median in front of the Braemore Condos)
            • Details: Cheer on the runners as they tackle the final miles of the race. The RW+ crew, including Coach PJ and Jeff Dengate, will be watching the race with members at Heartbreak Hill and Kenmore Square. We’ll provide free cowbells! (Plus, check out optimal viewing times for leaders.)
            • RSVP and get reminders HERE.
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