Zoomerangs Starts Next Sunday April 27th!


Just a Reminder, Zoomerangs starts next Sunday, April 27th, 2014 at Glastonbury High School! If your kids like to run, we’ve got a fun program just for them: Zoomerangs!  This non-competitive “open track” program is designed for kids aged 3-12. It gives them the opportunity to experience running in a … Continue reading

You Might be a Runner if…


Lets be honest…runners are quirky. However, it leads to an understanding and bond between fellow runner that outsides don’t get. Here’s some of the top ways to tell if you’re a runner. You know a training route for every training distance right from your door. When people ask what happens … Continue reading

Saturday Run April 19th, 2014

Run ninja run

The following groups will be running this Saturday, April 19th. 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, May 12th

Board Meeting

CALLING ALL COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND COUCH 2 5K COACHES!! Your presence is graciously requested to this board meeting…and anyone looking to join a committee..Come on Down! As always, ALL are welcome at Board Meetings. The GRR Board Meeting will be held on May 12th, 2014 at 6 PM sharp at the Glastonbury Community Center, 300 Welles St, Glastonbury, CT … Continue reading

Sacred Rivers Yoga: Upcoming Events

Check out some upcoming events at Sacred Rivers Yoga, one of GRR’s sponsors. Sunday, May 4 Hula Hoop Vinyasa 101– 1:00-3:00 PM. With Gem Geyser. A playshop that seamlessly weaves together two magical forms of meditation and joy: hula hoop dance and vinyasa yoga. This class is structured in a … Continue reading

Congratulations Quarter Marathoners

Congratulations to GRRs who ran the Greater Hartford Quarter Marathon in Farmington on Saturday, April 5th, 2014. By all reports it was a great day, and Chris Goff won his division with a time of 48:16. See full results from the Greater Hartford Quarter Marathon here. Left to right: Meredith … Continue reading

Congratulations Divas!

Sunday, April 6th was a cool and breezy spring day, but nothing could diminish the sunshine in the hearts of the 38+ Glastonbury River Runners volunteers and the 175 runners that came out to support our first 5K road race, the Spicy Green Bean Run Diva Run, and our benefactor: Team … Continue reading

The Science of Marathon Running

  The Science of Marathon Running – It’s Okay to be Smart – PBS Digital Studios     YouTube Link: The Science of Marathon Running

Running Shoes Please!

Time for Spring Cleaning! A call for running shoes! Clean out your closets and do a good deed at the same time. GRR member and Club Secretary Deb Meincke is collecting running shoes in good condition to send to the Cheyenne River Lakota/Sioux Tribal Reservation in South Dakota. The donations are … Continue reading

Welcome Wickless Wonders & Glastonbury Oil Co.

Welcome to our two latest Community sponsors, Wickless Wonders and Glastonbury Oil Company. For those who are curious, Sarah Sanders explains: Our company sells Scentsy warmers, which are flameless, plug in warmers that heat scented wax.   They are much safer than candles and are safe for kids and pets! … Continue reading

Spotlight: Maggie De Vito

Maggie Devito

    Name: Maggie De Vito Age: 28   Marital Status: Single Children: None Occupation: 7th grade history teacher in Bristol   Running History: I joined the GRR Beginner’s Group coached by Dawn in the winter of 2012. I ran my first 5K at the Diva Run that April.  I did run … Continue reading

Check Out What Cara Tonucci is up to!!

mission in motion

Cara is on the Board of Managers of the Downtown Hartford YMCA, and on Saturday March 22, 2014, the Downtown YMCA will be holding its 4th Annual Mission in Motion cycle-a-thon in the XL Center Atrium.   Mission in Motion is an indoor cycling event with many teams volunteering to … Continue reading