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SAMPLE TOURS

Please select one of the following sample running tour routes. If you like one these tours you can sign up for them back on our Running Tours page, or you can have us customized one for you. ALL TOURS ARE NOW AVAILABLE IN SPANISH!

Beacon Hill Tour (2.2 MILES / 3.6 KM)
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Beacon Hill is one of the last of the three historic hills of Boston. It's where the affluent and stylish live and where all of the important legislation is passed for the state. Begin and end with us at the Charles MGH T (subway) stop. A perfect run for someone staying near MIT, downtown, or for someone who is near the T's Red Line.

Boston Neighborhood Run (3 MILES / 4.9 KM)
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Want to run the perimeter of Boston and see Beacon Hill, the North End, the Financial District, Chinatown, and Back Bay? If so, then this is your run. We begin at the North Station T (subway) stop and drop you off in Boston's bustling Copley Square. This is a perfect run for someone staying downtown, or for someone who is near the T's Green line.

Cambridgeside River Run (3.9 MILES / 6.4 KM)
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The Cambridgeside River Run can be started at either the Harvard or Kendall Square T (subway) stops. The run progresses down by the Cambridge side of the "Dirty Water" and into the other famous square, while passing beautiful views of the Boston skyline. This is a perfect run for someone staying near Harvard, MIT.

Charles River Run- 3 Miles (3 MILES / 4.8 KM)
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The Charles River Run is one of our favorites. We begin at the Kendall Square T (subway) stop, run down the Memorial Drive side of the Charles River, and across the Mass Ave bridge. The run continues along the Boston side of the river by the Esplanade, across the Longfellow, or the "Salt and Pepper", bridge, and back to the Kendall Square T stop.

Charles River Run- 4 Miles (4 MILES / 6.5 KM)
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This is a variation on one of our favorite runs. We begin at the Kendall Square T (subway) stop, run down the Memorial Drive side of the Charles River, and across the Mass Ave bridge. The run continues on the Boston side of the river by the Esplanade, down to the Museum of Science, and back to the Kendall Square T stop.

Copley's Choice (3 MILES / 4.8 KM)
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(DOG LOVERS RUN) This is a very special 3-mile run through one of our favorite places. With this running tour, you will begin and end in the famous Boston square that inspired the founders of RunBoston to name their Great Dane "Copley." She will join you on this run and show you around Copley Square, The Public Garden, and the Boston Common.

Freedom Trail Running Tour (3.3 MILES / 5.4 KM)
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Our Freedom Trail Running Tour is exactly what it sounds like... Running history! We start you off at the Park Street T (subway) stop in the Boston Common. On this run you'll pass the State House, Faneuil Hall, the Paul Revere's house, the Bunker Hill Monument, and all the things in between! This is a perfect run for someone staying downtown.

Harvard River Run (6 MILES / 9.7 KM)
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We begin this run at the Harvard Square T (subway) stop and run along the Boston side of the Charles River. This route will take us by the Esplande Hatchshell, across the Longfellow, or "Salt and Pepper", Bridge and finally to its end at the Kendall Square T stop. This is a perfect run for someone staying near Harvard, MIT, or for someone who is near the T's Red Line.

Public Garden to Fenway Run (3.5 MILES / 5.6 KM)
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Runners will start at the historic Boston Public Library, and head through Back Bay to the Boston Public Garden, then back down Newbury Street, and past Fenway, before heading back to the Public Garden. This is a perfect run for someone staying downtown, in the Back Bay, or for someone who is near the T's Green Line.

The Last 9 (9.4 MILES / 15.1 KM)
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Enjoy the fun of the scenic last 9 miles of the Boston Marathon Course--without the fatigue of the preceding 15. This run starts at the easily-accessible Woodland T stop, and takes runners up and over the famous Heartbreak Hill, past the John E. Kelley statue, and into Boston to end on the marathon's finish line downtown.