Get Fit to 5K Training Program Starts September 6th!

Get Fit to 5K

A new session of the Get Fit to 5K training group starts on Saturday, September 6th, 2014. All levels are welcome!! Training groups meet twice a week Saturdays We will begin our Saturday morning workouts on Saturday, September 6th at 8:30 AM at Riverfront Park on 200 Welles Street in Glastonbury. … Continue reading

Zoomerangs Starts Sunday, Sep 7th!


If you have a child between 3-11 then you should consider signing them up for this non-competitive “open track” program. You will be surprised by how much your child loves running and how a simple gummy worm or other lap reward can motivate kids. Many of the younger kids walk the … Continue reading

Bolton Summer XC Series Races


Last week was the final race in the Bolton XC summer series race. The races were every Wednesday night from June through the beginning of August held at the Rose Hill Farm in the center of Bolton. The race is 2.4 miles but more difficult than it might seem as there … Continue reading

Saturday Run: August 16th, 2014

Run ninja run

The following groups will be running this Saturday, August 16th, 2014. Do check back, as this list is frequently updated with changes or extra options. If you’re a potential new member considering joining the club, check our New Members and Training Groups pages for information. The Original Spitfires JB Williams Park … Continue reading

Achilles CT: Hartford Marathon Volunteers Needed!!

Hartford Marathon Volunteers Needed!! HMF flyer Achilles International CT Chapter is excited to announce that we have been named as one of the Official Charity Partners of the Hartford Marathon Foundation. WE NEED YOUR HELP! As one of our requirements as a Charity Partner, we have been assigned a volunteer … Continue reading

Reminder: Achilles CT Event 7/31!!!


This is a GREAT event for new and seasoned athletes AND guides!!!  If you haven’t already, please RSVP if you can attend! Hope to see you there! – Erin Spaulding, President Achilles International – CT Chapter      

Andrea and Cheryl’s Spartan Race

  Congrats to Cheryl Stanley and Andrea Mehar for completing the Spartan Race in Norwich CT on June 28, 2014!! Check out this clip from the Today Show to see them in action!   Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Board Meeting: Monday, September 8th

Board Meeting

The GRR Board Meeting will be held on September 8th, 2014 at 6 PM sharp at Berkshire Hathaway, 2790 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033. All club members are welcome to attend. As it states in the bylaws, “A portion of each Board meeting will be reserved for any club member in good standing to bring business before … Continue reading

Firecracker 5K 2014 results and photos

The Glastonbury River Runners hosted another great 5K road race this weekend sponsored by InterCommunity, Inc on  Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 8 AM. The weather was perfect for this year’s race, sunny and dry temperatures in the 70’s. 234 Runners completed the 5K (3.1 mile) or 2 mile race course, starting … Continue reading

Portland Run & Breakfast


We had a beautiful run through the Portland hills last Saturday, June 14th. A big thank you to Christine Crocker for hosting a wonderful breakfast and course. It’s a tough Saturday run for the first week of marathon training but Christine always makes it worth the drive.