Colchester Half Results

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Congratulations to the many club members who ran the Colchester Half Marathon on Saturday, February 28. In addition to the two happy finishers pictured here (Lori Lowry and Steve Peck), you can look up other club members’ results at Coolrunning.com.

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New GRR Sponsor Noodles & Company

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Welcome new GRR sponsor Noodles & Company!

Hartford Noodles, the Hartford area Noodles & Company franchise, announced today that its second location in Glastonbury, Conn., will open in late February 2015. Franchisee Robert Barton, who brought the first Five Guys Burgers and Fries to New England in 2005, opened New England’s first Noodles & Company in …

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King of Pain Results

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On Saturday, January 31, the King of Pain 10-miler once again lived up to its name and its tagline: “Ten Miles of Tough.” Combine some of Glastonbury’s most brutal hills, a challenging 10-mile course designed by our own Mike Keenan, and the coldest day of the year (with temps below 5 degrees and wind chills below …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.glastonburyriverrunners.com/2015/02/king-of-pain-results/

Super Bowl Truffles

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In anticipation of all the munching that goes along with Super Bowl-watching:

World-class marathoner Kara Goucher posted this recipe on her blog recently. These Peanut Butter Chocolate Bliss Truffles are vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, have no added sugar, take 30 minutes to prepare, and reportedly are delicious.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.glastonburyriverrunners.com/2015/01/super-bowl-truffles/

New Board Members

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Congratulations to Mike Keenan, Rich Borbely, and Chris Love, the newly elected members of the Glastonbury River Runners Board of Directors. They were elected by the club membership at the GRR Annual Meeting on Sunday, January 25.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.glastonburyriverrunners.com/2015/01/new-board-members/

Found: Bifocals

A club member recently found a pair of wire-rimmed bifocals on the path near the community fields at Riverfront Park. If you lost your glasses in that area, we don’t know if you can read this (!), but please contact us and we’ll connect you with the concerned finder of said specs.

 

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Happy 2015!

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A good crowd of GRR members gathered at the fountain on New Year’s morning to greet 2015 with a run and a toast to another great year of camaraderie, good health, and goal-seeking on the roads and trails.

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Santa’s Run 2014

Congratulations to all club members who ran the Santa’s Run 3.5-miler on Sunday, December 7, in Glastonbury. It was a chilly day, but a little cold weather never stops Santa or his running elves!

Here are a few results we have received. Please email us your finish times and photos so we can add them.

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Congratulations Cara Tonucci

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Congratulations to Cara Tonucci, for her recent appointment to Glastonbury Town Council. Cara takes the place of Councilman Timothy Coon.

Check out this article from the Hartford Courant for more details – and be sure to congratulate Cara on the next run!

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Holiday Shoppers: Buy a Road ID and GRR Gets 10%

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The Glastonbury River Runners Club has been approved as an affiliate of Road ID, producers of identification tags for outdoor enthusiasts like us. When anyone buys a Road ID through the link below, GRR receives 10 percent of the sales.

Road ID makes affordable IDs that you can wear comfortably on your wrist or ankle, attach to your shoe, …

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Member Spotlight: Deb Meincke

About Deb Meincke

Marital status: Married for 33 years to Ed

Children: Son David and daughter-in-law Lauren; daughter Katie and soon to be son-in-law Chris Goff

Occupation: Special Ed Teacher, retired

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.glastonburyriverrunners.com/2014/11/member-spotlight-deb-meincke/

Volunteer for Girls in Stride Program

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Volunteers needed!

If anyone is available Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Girls in Stride program in Glastonbury would love to have runners assist the leaders by running with the girls — supporting and motivating them.

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