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Freedom Trail Run

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Address: Boston Common, Park & Tremont St., Boston, MA 02108
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Freedom Trail Run is the ACTIVE way to tour Boston! Our two hour guided run...

Freedom Trail Run is the ACTIVE way to tour Boston! Our two hour guided run is relaxed & super-interesting and will show you Boston in an up-close and detailed way that's unlike any other tour. During the run, we stop at over 16 major historic sites to learn interesting facts (and take pictures!), and wind-up getting a great workout by the time we finish. Registration includes the guided run, return boat ride, drink and a great shirt.

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Enjoyable Historical Tour!

We spent the past weekend in Boston, and decided to try something a little different. We found the Freedom Trail Run online and read all the awesome reviews. The tour guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 7, 2016
Margaret H
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We spent the past weekend in Boston, and decided to try something a little different. We found the Freedom Trail Run online and read all the awesome reviews. The tour guide, Ginger was entertaining and very knowledgeable regarding the 16 plus historical sites we stopped at along the 3 mile Trail. The running pace was not difficult to keep up... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

My wife and I ran the route in 2010 on our own and decided to do it this time with an organizer and a group. Eddie and Ginger were fun, enthusiastic and had lots of information we hadn't heard before. The pace was reasonable and the other people fun (from other states, countries, etc.). You don't do the 'full route'... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Great way to see Boston's historic Freedom Trail. Good for all levels of runners, love the souvenir T-shirt.

Thank Bromelake
Smyrna TN, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

It was a cold Saturday morning when we all met at the starting line at Boston Common. It turned out to be one of the most friendly warm runs that I have ever done. Out guide Ginger was a wealth of knowledge, she knew all the details and secerts about all the sites that we ran to. Our pace was... More 

Thank Billy L
Huntersville, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Truly a fun and interesting way to spend a few hours seeing Boston and learning its history. The run was well organized, we stopped at a number of historic sites, and the guide was really pleasant and shared interesting and fun facts.

Thank Patricia R
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

My sister and I run a 5k every month. We were planning to come to Boston for a conference. While searching for 5k's in the area I came across the Freedom Trail Run! Although it's not like a traditional 5k we decided to sign up. I am sure glad we did!!! This was such a fun way to incorporate an... More 

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a really fun run! It's great for runners at all levels and perfect way to see lots of Boston's history! Our tour guide Ginger was awesome!

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Somersworth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I are into running, and were looking to do a running event together in Boston. We picked the Freedom Trail Run and were not disappointed. Our guide, Ginger, was lively and knowledgeable, and made our run a fun and memorable experience. She set a good running pace, not too fast, not too slow and told us all... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I've been living in Boston for a couple of months, and this was a really great way to get to know the area and the history here. The guide was really fun and knowledgeable. We're stopped and talking for most of the time, so slower runners won't have a problem catching/keeping up.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We were having a girls weekend in Boston and one of the girls suggested the Freedom Trail Run. We thought it would be a fun way to tour the city and learn some history. We were not disappointed. The tour guides were very nice and knowledgable. It helped that the weather was perfect; a little chilly but what you should... More 

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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