Welcome to CSU!
The Cambridge Sports Union is one of the Boston area's premier running, skiing and orienteering athletic clubs boasting members from all corners of greater Boston, Massachusetts and beyond. CSU's running section hosts training runs throughout the year in Boston area locations including the Commonwealth Avenue stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Boston University's indoor track, Fresh Pond in Cambridge and the trails of Walden Pond and the historic Battle Road. CSU members participate in a variety of races including the New England Grand Prix series championships, Pub Series, Mt. Washington Road Race and the Boston Marathon among many offerings that make Boston a running Mecca(!?).
Come share in the combined 'centuries of running wisdom' Cambridge Sports Union members have to offer by joining us at a workout!
Long-time Cambridge Sports Union member and Brookline resident Gordon MacFarland, age 65, was inducted into the Cambridge Sports Union Hall of Fame on December 6, 2014.
A member of CSU since 1999, Gordon MacFarland is a life-long runner who has run competitively in New England since 1985. He was ranked 3rd nationally in his age group by USA Track and Field in 2009, 2011, and 2013. He is founder of the Vermont City Marathon and been involved in the management of various road races. Gordon has been a model of consistency and commitment to running over the years, encouraging both veterans and newcomers to the sport. Following his passion for running, Gordon recently retired from a career in financial management and now works for Marathon Sports.
Gordon joins prior-year inductees Larry and Sara Mae Berman (co-founders of CSU) and 1984 Olympic marathoner Eleonora Mendonca in the CSU Hall of Fame, as well as Duke Hutchinson, Pat Robinson, Henry Finch, Lisa Doucett, Sumner Brown, Diane McLaughlin, Catherine Farrell, Jon Waldron, Terry McNatt, and Sue McNatt.