Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO Boston Convention & Exhibition Center June 14 -16, 2015

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Boston for Runners

Boston for Runners

Post was written by Angela Kelly, Research Analyst at Bain Capital

The following is a guide for running in Boston.

Sites to see for running enthusiasts

  • Boston Marathon Finish Line (Copley Square at the intersection of Boylston St & Clarendon St)
  • Visit the Niketown Store in the Back Bay area@ 200 Newbury St.
  • Boston Athletic Association (BAA) Museum (Mon-Fri 9-5pm by appointment)
    • 185 Dartmouth Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02116, 617-236-1652

To get to any of these sites via public transportation, take any Green line to Copley Station or Orange Line to Back Bay Station.

Running with fellow conference attendees: Join the SLA Runners Facebook group or follow #slarunners on Twitter for dates and times.

Running routes closest to the Convention Center, check out HarborWalk at the Fan PierJohn Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse, and Institute of Contemporary Art.

Running Trails & Routes List: Take a break from the conference and go for a run! See the city on foot & take jog through the Boston Common, around the Charles River or along the HarborWalk. For more information read about 5 of the Best Running Routes in Boston.

Free & Fun running clubs: If you have time, while in Boston, wind down with fellow runners by joining one of these running clubs. Please visit websites for additional details including dates/times/registration.

  • The Most Informal Running Club Ever Meetup Calendar has a list of free running events.
  • Lululemon Run Club: meets Monday nights at 6:00pm at Prudential Mall location.
  • City Sports Run Club: meets Tuesdays at 6:00pm at Boylston St. store location.

What else can you do while in town?

Need music for your run? Check out the Runner’s World playlist of Boston-themed Songs (source: Runner’s World, April 2013)

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