Where to Recover from the Boston Marathon
If you ran on Monday, your body is probably feeling it today. But here’s some motivation to drag your aching muscles and blistered feet off the couch: These local spas, restaurants, and studios are offering Boston Marathon recovery specials. You deserve it.
Bella Santé Spa: Marathoners, rejoice. Just bring your Boston Marathon bib to Bella Santé’s Boston, Wellesley, or Lexington locations by May 15, and you’ll get 20 percent off a massage.
Bella Santé Spa, 38 Newbury St., Boston, and other locations, bellasante.com.
G20 Spa and Salon: Boston Marathon runners may enjoy 20 percent off a 60- or 90-minute Swedish, deep tissue, or sports massage at G20. The discount is valid Monday through Friday for the entire month of April.
G20 Spa and Salon, 278 Newbury St., Boston, g20spasalon.com.
Mandarin Oriental: You worked your body hard. You deserve the Mandarin’s “Marathon Boost,” a full-body, 80-minute treatment complete with aromatherapy and a de-stressing muscle gel, which is available during the month of April. Or, try “the Soakless Pedicure,” which promises to soften and condition the skin in 50 minutes. Until April 22, the latter comes with a complimentary travel-sized foot lotion.
$200+ and $80+. Mandarin Oriental Boston, 776 Boylston St., Boston, mandarinoriental.com.
Rowes Wharf Health Club and Spa: Your feet took a beating running all those miles. Pamper them at Rowes Wharf Health Club and Spa, which until April 22 is offering a 26.2-minute Finish Line Foot Massage designed specifically for athletes.
$50. Rowes Wharf Health Club and Spa, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, bhh.com.
Skin Spa New York: Loosen up your muscles at Skin Spa New York, a swanky retreat on Newbury Street. Throughout the month of April, the spa is offering 50-minute massages for $69. (Sore from all that cheering, spectators? The special works for you, too.)
$69. Skin Spa New York, 284 Newbury St., skinspanewyork.com.
Viyada Thai Spa: Runners get a hefty $50 off any 60- or 90-minute massage therapy treatment on weekdays during the month of April. Just show proof that you ran the marathon.
Viyada Thai Spa, 437 Boylston St., Boston, viyadathaispa.com.
Food and Drink
Boston Public Market: Stop by the market, where Stillman’s Quality Meats and Osso are giving Boston Marathon runners and volunteers half-off bone broth. Just show your race swag to get the deal.
Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston, bostonpublicmarket.org.
Dig Inn: Run straight to Dig Inn’s Boylston Street restaurant (conveniently located near the marathon finish line) for a free grain bowl or salad. All you have to do is show your finisher’s medal. The discount ends Friday.
Dig Inn, 557 Boylston St., Boston, diginn.com.
Thirst Juice Company: Through Tuesday, Thirst is offering Boston Marathon participants 26.2 percent off any beverage or bowl. Just show your medal, bib, or confirmation email.
Thirst Juice Company, 44 School St., Boston, and 41 Grove St., Wellesley, thirstjuiceco.com.
Fitness and Health
Barre & Soul: Bring your bib and ID to any of Barre & Soul’s locations through May 15, and treat yourself to a free yoga class.
Barre & Soul, multiple locations, barresoul.com.
Newton-Wellesley Hospital: You’re definitely going to be sore after a marathon—but are you a little too sore? Get your bod checked for injuries by an orthopedist, physiatrist, podiatrist, physical therapist, athletic trainer, or nurse. Your checkup, and any resulting x-rays or lab tests, are free.
Free, 4/18 and 4/25, 5 p.m. Newton-Wellesley Hospital Surgical Center, 2014 Washington St., Newton, nwh.org.
Is your business offering a recovery special for marathon runners? Let us know in the comments.