Recommendations

Turkey Trots in Boston -

For those of you traveling to Boston this Thanksgiving, we found these Turkey Trots you should check out! Nothing like getting a run in to ease your conscious before you stuff your face!   Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race: This race features a kids race too! Fun for the whole family! The best part about this race? All finishers …

Harvard Stadium

If you’re in Boston and looking for a free and serious workout, look no further than Harvard Stadium. With more than 1,000 steps that are almost twice as deep and tall as a normal stair, Harvard Stadium is sure to give your legs the workout they deserve.

Dado Tea

This veggie-friendly, organic café is a hidden gem of Harvard Square, yet conveniently located down the street from the Harvard Square T Station Church Street exit.

Life Alive -

This popular vegetarian and vegan café is located just across the river from Boston in Cambridge, home of Harvard University, with additional locations in Lowell and Salem. Organic rice bowls, wraps, salads, and smoothies are the focus of Life Alive, which also offers gluten and dairy-free desserts. Although there is upstairs and downstairs seating available, the restaurant is known to …

Pret A Manger -

A household name in the United Kingdom, Pret A Manger has recently expanded to the United States, bringing with it its special brand of natural, healthy pre-made foods. Before you stop reading at “pre-made,” hear me out. I was skeptical too. There are three Boston locations, and all of Pret’s items are grab-n-go style and are freshly made throughout the …

Piperi

Nestled in the heart of the Financial District in downtown Boston, Piperi offers a fresh take on healthy Mediterranean cuisine. Their homemade Gozi bread serves as a type of pita and can be used as a wrap or eaten as chips. Choose from a plate, wrap or salad and feel free to get as creative as you’d like with the …

Landry’s Bicycles

Landry’s Bicycles 890 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA (617) 232-0446 Mon – Wed 10 am – 6 pm Thu – Fri 10 am – 8 pm Sat 10 am – 5 pm, Sun 12 – 5 pm www.landrys.com         Family-owned since 1922, this perennial Best of Boston favorite is popular with triathletes and cyclists alike. With four locations …

Marathon Sports

  Marathon Sports is a local family-owned chain and staple of the Boston running community with 9 stores in the Boston metro area. I visited the iconic Marathon Sports running store, located in downtown Boston on Boyleston Street. Located at the finish line of the Boston Marathon (which is painted on the road year-round), it is also the location of …

Blue Hills Reservation

Trail running can be hard to come by in Boston, so it stands to reason that a trip to the trails will require a bit of a drive out of the city. About 10 miles south of Boston lies the Blue Hills Reservation, a 7,000 acre park encompassing the hills of the Blue Ridge Chain. Great Blue Hill is the …

Fresh Pond

Just across the Charles River from downtown Boston is Cambridge, the home of Harvard University. Take the Red Line train to the Alewife station, and just ¾ mile away is a lovely park called Fresh Pond where cyclists and pedestrians alike can get in a workout. Access is an easy 10-minute walk from the Alewife station, as the Minuteman Bikeway …

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