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City Running Tours - Boston

99 Chauncy St, Boston, MA 02111-1703
+1 877-415-0058
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Very good way to see Boston special neighbourhoods

I booked a running tour at begginning of August with Brian. It was a beautiful experience, he has... read more

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Mirko F
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Bergamo
Fabulous company, guides, experience -- HIGHLY recommend!

My high school junior son and I visited Boston to tour colleges, and Brian arranged for three... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
IconicTravels
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Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
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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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99 Chauncy St, Boston, MA 02111-1703
Downtown
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+1 877-415-0058
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Reviewed today

I booked a running tour at begginning of August with Brian. It was a beautiful experience, he has a good knowledge as a guide and he his very kind. The plus is that you see neighbourhoods and places in Boston that yu can't see in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My high school junior son and I visited Boston to tour colleges, and Brian arranged for three different guides to run with my son each morning. Ahead of time, communication with Brian was excellent. Brian, Bean, and Elizabeth each designed a personalized workout for my...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

This was the best way to see so many different areas of Boston. The pace was very reasonable with plenty of stops for historical information given by Brian but also he continually commentated while running. So much great information in the city of Boston, history,...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Brian was awesome. We did the Seaport/Harpoon beer run, and we were lucky enough to be the only ones on the tour. This was my first running tour, and because he did such a great job, I want to book more of these when I...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Was on a business trip and wanted to combine some exercises with fun - hence decided to join Brian and other runners for a guided Boston city run. Was really good fun, thanks Brian!

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

Brian was a great tour guide! He graciously rescheduled our first run at the last minute because I had food poisoning and was willing and able to go the next morning. He was very friendly and knowledgeable, taking me through old and new Boston. This...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Brian was an excellent tour guide and showed us all that Boston had to offer. He was knowledgeable about the sites and shared interesting details regarding each location. I’d highly recommend him and this organization to anyone looking for an active way to see the...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

My guide Brian did an excellent tour with me beginning from from the Harpoon Brewery and seaport district covering all the main sights of central Boston including interesting trivia and funfacts. He was really friendly, answered all of my questions and adjusted the running pace...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Awesome run with Brian, the Harpoon tour took us to see Freedom Trail, Harbor, and all the must see sites of Boston. He even took some photos and emailed to me. Highly recommended to anyone visiting the city.

Thank Jason P
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

I wanted to see Boston up close. Brian did an amazing job. He was so knowledgeable and friendly. Because of him I will be checking into running tours in every city I visit. Thanks Brian!!

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