About Us

Founded in 2017, PIONEERS Run Crew is Boston's first Black and Brown-led running community. Our mission is to make running equitable and accessible to the BIPOC community in Boston. Our goal is to ensure EVERY RUNNER in PIONEERS Run Crew feels heard and seen.



EXPLORE-We run in Boston's historically Black neighborhoods to
encourage exploration of the City's rich history and normalize running in our


MOTIVATE-We root for runners on the
margin - all faces, all paces.
We believe running can help
overcome physical and mental
health disparities and promote
holistic wellness.


INSPIRE-We build community
connectedness. Rather than
focusing on pace and speed, we
create a social setting that

encourages relationship-
building during our weekly runs.