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

Saturday Run July 26th, 2014

Run ninja run

The following groups will be running this Saturday, July 26th. 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 Center of … Continue reading

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.

Rockin’ Walkers Are Back! July 5th at 8:30AM

Rockin' Walkers

The Rockin’ Walkers will be back July 5th at 8:30AM  at Riverfront Park 200 Wells Street, Glastonbury CT. OUR GOAL IS THE HARTFORD HALF MARATHON on OCTOBER 11, 2014 Email to sign up. First Saturday meeting will be introductions and signing of the waivers. Also, training schedules will be handed … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed for the InterCommunity Firecacker 5K

2014 Firecracker

Hello GRR Members It is that time again……summer is upon us and so is the InterCommunity Firecracker 5K!  The race this year will be Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.   So much has already happened behind the scenes (Thank you Race Committee).  Take a look at our Attached Flyer … Continue reading

Member Spotlight: Richard Borbely


Name: Richard Borbely Age: 46 Marital Status: Single Children: None Occupation: Auto Detailer Running History: I ran cross country in high school and did not run for 30 yrs after. I started walking 1 ½ years ago and then progressed to 4 mi walk/runs. I joined the Intermediate Group last … Continue reading

Glastonbury River Runners & GEHMS 1 Mile Family Run

Come Join Us: June 7th, 9:00am at Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School (95 Oak Street, Glastonbury CT.)  Only $20.00 per family.  All proceeds will go to the GEHMS Green Leaf program, for their students to participate in The Glastonbury Dragon Boat Races this year. There will also be a farmers market on the grounds that day.  Awards to the first 3 families across the finish-line. … Continue reading