Freedom Trail Run™ is the active way to tour historic Boston! Our unique guided run will show you Boston's most famous historical sites in an up-close and detailed way that's unlike any other tour!

We meet on Boston Common at the corner of Park St. & Tremont St. [map] and run a 5k course that passes 16 of America's most important historical landmarks. We run from site to site stopping for several minutes at each landmark to learn about it's history. At the end of the run everyone receives their choice of drink and a souvenir FTR running shirt before we board the harbor ferry to take us back to downtown Boston!

Registration is $40/pp and includes: our 2 hour tour, return harbor ferry ride, choice of drink and an FTR run shirt. For more information, please read our FAQ page or email: info@FreedomTrailRun.com.

Weekly Schedule

(4/1  - 10/31)
Fridays @ 2:30p
Saturdays @ 8:30a
Sundays @ 8:30a

(11/1  - 12/16)
Saturdays @ 8:30a

Question? Read our FAQ.

Freedom Trail Run follows a mostly flat 'point to point' 5K course over the streets and sidewalks of downtown Boston. The run starts on Boston Common and ends at the Charlestown Navy Yard. Then we board the harbor ferry for the ride back to downtown Boston. [View course on Google Maps]


  • 08:15 - Check-In
  • 08:30 - We start running!
  • 10:00 - Run ends 
  • 10:15  - We board ferry
  • 10:30  - Ferry docks 

[*Please note the above timeline is for our weekly Sat or Sun 8:30am runs. If you sign-up for a Fri 2:30p, check-in by 2:15p and we'll get off the harbor ferry at 4:30p]

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^ Most runners say FTR was the best thing they did while visiting Boston!

In addition to our scheduled group runs, we also offer private runs 7 days/week (click sign-up to see pricing). To arrange a private run, use the contact form below to check our availability. [pictured above: Harvard Business School students on a private run].

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