Our Mission Statement 

Running is an expression of freedom and poetry, both which embraces the deepest values of life. The James Joyce Ramble embraces these values as an expression of charity, a plea for human rights and a celebration of art.

"An Eclectic mix of high art and hard running" Sports Illustrated

"Has a lot to offer even if you haven't read Ulysses" Runners World Magazine

"A quality and culturally  enriching event" The Boston Globe

"If you want some culture with your workout, you  have to come for this race" Patriot Ledger

"Race of the Year"  New England Runner Magazine

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New York Times               Sports Illustrated                Runners World

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The 2019 James Joyce Ramble is a proud sponsor partner of Back on My Feet

Back on My Feet seeks to revolutionize the way our society approaches homelessness. Their unique running-based model demonstrates that if you first restore confidence, strength and self-esteem, individuals are better equipped to tackle the road ahead and move toward jobs, homes and new lives.

The Basics

Sunday, April 28, 2019  at 11:00 a.m.

"Time is, time was, but time will be no more".

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​Results for Sunday, April 29 

Hosting the 2019 USATF 10 km National Masters Championship

Endicott Estate
656 East Street
Dedham, MA
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Hotel discount rates at Dedham Holiday Inn.  Booking code is JJR

Course Information


Race Day Info

Sunday April 28, 2019 at 11:00am
36th Unabridged Annual Edition

Endicott Estate,  656 East Street,  Dedham, Ma 02026

~ Saturday Registrations and bib pick ups commence at Noon and will close open at 6 p.m.   

~ Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 


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"Take-A-Walk" sponsored by Dedham Savings is a very popular companion fitness event that features a pretty 4.5 mile route and you will enjoy some actors along the way.

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The Northstar Children's Ramble

The North Star Children's Ramble is a one-of-a-kind literacy-themed sporting event for kids ages 4-12.

It is staged on the grassy grounds of the Estate by the Greenhouse toward the rear of the fairgrounds.

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Get Involved

  • Sponsorships
  • Volunteer
  • Exposition
  • Staff positions
  • Water stations 

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