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RunBoston Running Tours

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Address: 700.5 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2813
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RunBoston takes people on running tours of Boston and Cambridge. Our guides...

RunBoston takes people on running tours of Boston and Cambridge. Our guides will take you on a scenic tour of your choice, helping you see Boston on the go. Select any of our popular pre-mapped courses, or ask us to customize one, based on the sites you want to see while in Beantown. We can run you through historic Boston, pointing out the sites all the way, or just give you some company on your traveling training runs.

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Awesome TOUR!!

I have to say this is the best tour in Bean town! I went on the Duk Tour a few days later with my coworkers and there was no comparison, the Duk tour touched on only a fraction of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 26, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

I have to say this is the best tour in Bean town! I went on the Duk Tour a few days later with my coworkers and there was no comparison, the Duk tour touched on only a fraction of what Wayne shared. I booked the private running tour because I couldn't make the regular tour times, but I'm really glad... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

If you like running, it is the perfect thing for to do. we had a 18 km run, talked all the way (we'll, Wayne did almost all the talking, I've tried to breath..), and it was the best run I had in a long time. I've learned so much about Boston, and had a very good and different work out.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

My husband and I visited Boston for the first time and thought doing a running tour would be a great way to see the city while getting a workout in. The tour was awesome! We had Wayne as our tour guide and he knows so much history of Boston. Our tour was tailored to what we wanted to see and... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

If you are a runner, you cannot come to Boston without signing up for a Run Boston Tour. Wayne was super accommodating with my schedule as I had limited time during my business trip due to extended working hours. He took me on an awesome 9-mile run, showing me historical and contemporary attractions of the city. He took some really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

I purchased a private tour as a father's day gift for my dad and I - he is an avid runner and American history buff. Our freedom trail tour was great including 14 of the 16 stops along the historic route, and Wayne was an excellent tour guide! He offered a lot of interesting info and had a great attitude.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

We had a tour with Wayne. He has a great knowledge of the history of the city. Running in the heart of the historical parts of the city was a bit tough with all the people, but Wayne made it a lot of fun and we got to stretch it out a bit at the latter half of our run.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

It was my second time running with Wayne!! Enjoyed it so much the first time, decided to run again. It's always fun to have someone to run with especially when it's a long run and you don't know where you are. He pointed out new areas and made sure I was safe ! Recommend it highly!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

It was a very interesting experience running together with Wayne. From the first moment you fill completelly integrated in Boston! he tries to share you the history from Boston and all the important points. He adapts completelly the route and fells you very confortable. I recommend everybody who likes histoy, sport and visiting a city with someone who knows perfectly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Wayne, the Chief Running Officer of RunBoston, was so informative and friendly that I hardly noticed we were running the hills of Boston. He has stories about every area or landmark we saw, either running by or stopping to look, and is engaging in his commentary. He was terrific at keeping me to my pace and goal distance. And he... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

It was a great experience to discover the historic part of Boston this way. I really enjoyed learning about the history of the city and having time to ask questions at the various stops at the important and the nice places. I really felt that my tor guide Wayne loves the city and recommended some of the "must see" places.... More 

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Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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