Running Start

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Contact Information & Phone Numbers

Main Phone: 774.312.7569

General email:

Building Emergencies Only: Property Alternatives, 508.847.3916

Address and Hours

Running Start 95 Prescott Street Worcester | MA | 01605

HOURS: Running Start is staffed and open to guests Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Private Office and Full Time Members have 24/7 access and are issued a numbered key. Fiver and Daily Members have access during business hours and special events. Running Start is not staffed on Federal holidays and may operate on special hours (8:00 am to 12:00 pm) on certain days with advance notice to Members.

Member Access

Full Time Full Members receive Five days/month per person business hours access to the other network locations, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Meeting Room Guidelines at non-homebase locations (memberships Full and above): Five hours/month per company to other location, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Please coordinate with other company members to ensure total meeting room hours do not exceed 5 hours/month. Any additional hours will be billed to the company at the member rate. For booking at your non-homebase location, we recommend starting meetings no later than 4:30pm to ensure everyone enters the space while your business hours access is valid.

Fiver Fiver members can use their allotted 5 days and 5 hours split across both Workbar Boston and Cambridge. Any additional usage days or meeting room hours will be billed to the company.

Daily Daily members can access any Workbar Center for $30/day Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Parking and Transportation

By Car

Running Start offers first come, first served parking in our lot at 95 Prescott Street Worcester MA 01605. Un-Metered parking is available on the odd side of Prescott Street and metered parking is available in front of 50 Prescott Street on the odd side.

Driving Directions

Most navigation systems will direct you to the end of the building facing 85 Prescott Street. Running Start's entrance is at the opposite end of the building across from 100 Prescott Street. Our parking lot is marked with a stone wall and sign.

From Boston- -I-90 W to Exit 10A Rt. 146

-Continue on to I-290 E

-Take Exit 17 to MA-9 / Belmont Street

-Turn right onto Lincoln Street

-Turn left onto Salisbury Street

-Turn right onto Prescott Street

From Points South- -I-495 N to Exit 25B I-290 W

-Take Exit 18 to MA-9 / Belmont Street

-Turn right onto Lincoln Street

-Turn left onto Salisbury Street

-Turn right onto Prescott Street

From Points North- -I-190 S to I-290 W towards Auburn

-Take Exit 18 to MA-9 / Belmont Street

-Turn right onto Lincoln Street

-Turn left onto Salisbury Street

-Turn right onto Prescott Street

By Train

Union Station is located about a mile away in Downtown Worcester. While it is a walk-able distance we suggest taking a cab since sidewalks are limited.

Workbar Network

We are excited to be a Workbar Network location, which gives our members access to a network of the best coworking spaces in Greater Boston along with a strong community of creative professionals.

To learn more about locations and your access to the Workbar Network as a Running Start Member, visit Workbar Network Access.


Key Cards


Note: This information will be changing shortly

Network names: runningstart

Password or Security Key: rs567890

Guest Access

Once you reach the Wobbe dashboard, if this is your first time here, click "Sign Up" to create a profile. Make sure to use the email associated with your active Running Start account.

If you're a regular user, simply log in and you may access the Internet. You can also access Wobbe anywhere from outside of Running Start by going to


Wobbe is our member portal where you can book conference rooms, see upcoming events in the Workbar Network, search the member directory, and get information on system procedures and other members. As soon as you join Running Start, you must sign yourself and your company up with Wobbe.

Once you have registered, edit your profile page to include your photo, a company logo and anything else you want other members to see.

  • Shy: If you don't want to appear as a "member here today" on the directory screen, you can set this by clicking the box "Hide my profile from others" on your profile page.
  • Secretive: If you don't want to appear in the directory at all, you need to contact your Space and Community Manager and ask to be removed.

Printer Instructions

Every member company receives:

  • 100 B&W copies per month and 5 cents per page after 100
  • Color copies are 25 cents per page

Printer Setup Our printer is wifi connected and is the Brother MFC-J470DW. Use the link below for setup instructions and information.

The Brother MFC-J470DW can also be used through Google Cloud Print by following the link below.

Scanning to USB

Scanning to Email

Conference Rooms

Running Start has one conference room available. The Balcony Room is approximately 20'x12' and has a single oval shaped table that can seat up to 6. The room can accommodate an additional 6 people with some extra seating. This room includes a whiteboard and monitor.

Conference Room Reservations

Please keep these guidelines in mind when booking and using rooms:

  • To book a room, register at In the top left corner, click ‘Book a room'.
  • Book your meeting (make sure it's under the correct date, room and time please)
  • Members who have Full Time, Part Time, and Private Office memberships can have a maximum of 10 hours reserved on the books at any given time. Fiver Members can have 5 hours per month during business hours on the books at any given time. Day Pass users can reserve conference rooms at a non-member rate of $25 per hour for the Balcony room.
  • Please use meeting spaces for meetings only and not as a general workspace, as it takes away from other members' ability to use the space for meeting and presentation purposes.
  • Members wishing to book The Balcony Room for an entire day must do so 5 days prior

Phones & Phone Rooms

Running Start will be adding 3 private phone booths over the coming months. Until these units have been installed, please feel free to use the living room areas on the first and second floors, the nook, or the phone room for phone calls.

Member Perks

Workbar Network Perks & Discounts:

As Workbar Network members, Running Start members also have access to Workbar's member discounts. See a full list of personal and professional perks at Workbar Network Perks & Discounts.


Each member is responsible for his or her own dirty dishes.

Cancellation Policy

Memberships require notice of cancellation sent prior to the last business day of the month* by sending an email to First and last month membership dues will be billed at the time of enrollment and are non-refundable.