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Address: 99 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111
Phone Number: 877.415.0058
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Description: Running is part of the fabric of this city. Boston is the home of the...
Running is part of the fabric of this city. Boston is the home of the world’s oldest annual Marathon, and its population routinely ranks among the nations fittest cities. The Charles River is blessed with the Dr. Paul Dudley White Bicycle Path, a paved loop stretching from the Science Museum upstream nine miles to Watertown on both sides of the river. This route, among many others are meticulously maintained which makes it possible to run outdoors in Boston even through the bitter New England winters. The city is small enough is size that a ten mile run can get you from Brookline to Cambridge and back, but not so small that there’s ever a shortage of great running routes. The combination of the youth and history of Boston make it a world-class city and dream destination for runners.With our personalized runs you choose how far you would like to run, what areas and sights you would like to see and we customize a run based on that information. Your personal running guide will meet you at the location where you are staying to take you on your run. We will run at your pace, provide water and have a camera in case you feel like capturing the moment.At the completion of the run we will return you to where you are staying and you walk away with a souvenir goody bag that includes a t-shirt as well as running and city related products. Our personalized runs take place 7 days a week, all year long excluding Christmas day and Thanksgiving.Group RunsLead by the knowledgeable guides of City Running Tours, this tour will be about 5 miles long and at a casual pace to suit all running levels. There will be stops along the way to take in the scenery and talk about the landscape. This run includes bag and coat check and a bottle of water. You will be responsible for your arrival to and departure from the meeting location.
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Fainted during hot tour, customer service was outstanding

I took the Seaport Beer run with Brian, the Boston Manager of City Running Tours. Before my tour even began, it was an excellent, highly professional experience. I received an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I took the Seaport Beer run with Brian, the Boston Manager of City Running Tours. Before my tour even began, it was an excellent, highly professional experience. I received an email the night before my tour to confirm the meeting location and contact information for the tour guide. Email was very clear on how to get to Harpoon. Tour day,... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I am big fan of City Running tours. I have done three in NYC and decided to do one with my out of town guests. I learned a ton about Boston that I didn't know and my friend and I had an awesome experience. Our guide, Geoff, was fun and knowledgeable about so much. We were also able to skip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Got a personalized Back Bay/MIT run and LOVED it. Carolynn did great with explaining the history of Boston in that area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Greg ran with my friend and I. This is not a full historical tour. It is like a tour of a city for someone with ADHD. They point out basic bullet points of things that you run past. There are brief stops at some of them. This was a great way to get to know the city. Nicely done!

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is my second trip to Boston, and second time doing the Boston Running tour. We came three years ago and loved the tour so much that I wanted to do it again. The tour takes you through most of the historically significant sites in Boston and Brian does a great job sharing the local history and sharing many of... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Had a great time on the 10K Harpoon Brewery Run with 2 others and our guide Brian. Brian is a good dude and knows so much about Boston that he probably deserves an honorary graduate degree from Harvard....if he doesnt have one already! Whether you're an experienced runner or just starting out, this is a great way to see the... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I did the tour with a handful of my friends and we had a blast! The leisurely pace allowed us to chat and see the sites along the way. We really enjoyed the Harpoon Brewery tour after- especially the sampling room. :) The pretzels at the Brewery after hit the spot! Definitely recommend!!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I would highly recommend this tour for anyone who enjoys running ! Brian was so friendly and he really knows the city of Boston well. We had an amazing run full of facts about Boston followed by a brewery tour of Harpoon Brewery. I wouldn't change a thing about this tour. Keep up the great work !!

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic running tour last June in Boston, it inspired me to do more running tour in other cities like Dallas and New Orleans. I can without a doubt say that the Boston Running Tour was the best. Great guides, we had 2 guides for 2 runners, it was very informative. Ran through the majority of the historic landmarks... More 

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Had a GREAT running tour of Boston with CRT. Greg, our group leader and Mary did a great job setting the pace and doing the tour with some great info. It was, in a sense, a customized tour for our group based on the pace and the tour. Really good job. The Harpoon brewery tie-in was a great bonus as... More 

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Address: 99 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111
Phone Number: 877.415.0058
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston

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