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Boston - North Shore

A comprehensive guide to running on Cape Ann and Boston's North Shore

Boston’s North Shore features numerous attractive, coastal towns. Each has its own history, industry, and unique feel. In addition to being popular visitor/tourist destinations, they’re also bedroom communities with train access to Boston. We’ve put together a list of fantastic running routes, highlighting the waterfront, beaches, and historic town centers, working our way north from Revere and including Swampscott, Nahant, Marblehead, Salem, Beverly, Ipswich, Manchester-by-the Sea, Gloucester, Rockport, and Newburyport. For a unique running experience, try our Gloucester to Rockport 10-miler!

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Marathon Sports has weekly group runs from many of their stores. INFO

The Twin Lights Half Marathon in Gloucester is rated by Halfmarathons.net as one of the best half marathons in New England.