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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!
Cambridge Sports Union Member Eleonora Mendonça Selected as a Torch Bearer at the 2016 Rio Olympics Games
Honored for her impact on the U.S. women’s running movement and participation in the first women’s marathon at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles
Cambridge, Mass., July 8, 2016 – Cambridge Sports Union (CSU), New England’s premier athletic club since 1962, announced today that lifetime CSU member Eleonora Mendonca has been selected to be a torch bearer at the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Eleonora joined CSU in 1974 and made an immediate impact on the women’s running scene in greater Boston by being a top finisher in road, track and cross-country races. In addition, she was instrumental in launching the running movement in Brazil in the mid-1970s, and successfully lobbying to get the women’s marathon added to the Olympic Games. (more…)