Best of Competitor 2016 — Northeast Region

Congratulations to all of the Best of Competitor 2016 winners for each of our eight distribution regions!

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Every year, we ask our online readers and social media followers from around the country to vote for their favorite races, specialty shops, clubs, charity programs, coaches, products and more. Competitor is pleased to announce the 2016 winners for the Northeast region.

Best of Competitor 2016 — Northeast

Best 5K/10K: Ocean Road 10K, South County R.I.

Best Half Marathon: Newport Half Marathon, Newport, R.I.

Best Marathon: Boston Marathon, Boston

Best Trail Race: Loon Mountain Race, Lincoln, N.H.

Best Destination Race: Wineglass Marathon & ½ Marathon, Corning, N.Y.

Best Women’s Race: Tufts 10K for Women, Boston

Best Race for Kids: Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run, Newport, R.I.

Best Running Club: (tie), Rhode Runner Running Club, Marathon Endurance and Somerville Road Runners

Best Running Shoe: Saucony Kinvara 7

Best Specialty Running Store: Marathon Sports, numerous locations

Best Running Store Group Run: Rhode Runner, Providence, R.I.

Best Charity Running Group: Dana Farber Marathon Challenge

Best Charity to Fundraise For: Dr. MLK Jr. Community Center

Best Running Celebrity: Kevin Hart

Best Triathlon: Patriot Half, East Freetown, Mass.

Best Cycling Event: Rasputitsa Spring Classic, East Burke, Vt.

Best Obstacle Race: (tie) Spartan Race and Tough Mudder

Best Race Swag: Newport Marathon, Newport, R.I.

Best Race T-shirt: (tie) Ocean Road 10K, South County, R.I., and Super Sunday 5K/5mi, Boston

Best Outdoor Shop: REI

Best Cycling Shop: Wheel Power Bicycle Shop, Exeter, N.H.

Best Triathlon Shop: Fast:Splits, Needham, Mass.

Best Triathlon Club: (tie) Zoom Multisport Club and Six03 Endurance

Best Sports Massage: Marathon Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, numerous locations

Best Health Club: Marathon Fitness and Wellness, numerous locations

Best Fitness Studio: Marathon Fitness and Wellness, numerous locations

Best Spinning Class: Flywheel Sports, Boston

Best Yoga Studio: Marathon Fitness & Wellness, numerous locations

Best Personal Trainer: (tie) Adele Khaski, Wonder Woman Fit, Brooklyn, and Tyler Budwey, Marathon Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, Mansfield, Mass.

Best Sports Rehab Center: Marathon Physical Therapy And Sports Medicine, numerous locations

Best Sports Medicine Doctor/Therapist: Chris O’Brien, Marathon Physical Therapy Fitness and Sports Medicine, Newton, Mass.

Best Sports Supplement: Advocare

Best Post-Race Restaurant: Brick Alley Pub, Newport, R.I.

Best Summer Resort: Cape May, N.J.

Best Winter Resort: Sugarbush Resort, Warren, Vt.

Best Active Lifestyle Vehicle: Subaru Crosstrek

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