CCAP 5K is Looking for Runners & Volunteers on Sept 21st

CCAP is hosting a 5K at bicycling event in Downtown Hartford on Sunday, 9/21.  They are looking for volunteers and/or runners at their event to help raise awareness and support of the CT Cycling Advancement Program. The CCAP is a charitable 501(c)3 organization that is giving kids access to the activity … Continue reading

Saturday Run: August 30th, 2014

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The following groups will be running this Saturday, August 30th, 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 Airline Trail *See … Continue reading

Old Wethersfield 5K & 10K Results

old wethersfield

Congratulations to GRR Members Who Raced in Wethersfield on Sunday, August 24, 2014! Many GRR members could be found at The Old Wethersfield 5K & 10K this past weekend with extremely impressive performances; some of which are recent graduates of GRR’s Get Fit to 5K Program. Several runners set new PR’s in this race … Continue reading

JB Williams 50th Anniversary Celebration & Run

From left to Right: Rich Borbely, Steve Essex (top runner from the team in mid 80's), and Howie Breinan (current cross country coach and accomplished marathoner and ultra marathoner)

A special event was held on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 to celebrate 50 years of running the JB Williams 2.7 Mile Cross Country Course, which is the home site for Glastonbury High School. There was a great turn-out mixed with old-timers as well as younger runners for the race and the … Continue reading

Member Spotlight: Kate Rich

Kate Rich

Kate Rich About Kate: Age: 42 Marital Status: Married Children: 6 year old twin girls Occupation: Pharmacist Running History: I come from a family of runners and have 7 siblings. I have been running since grade school. I ran cross country & track at Mercy High School in Middletown and … Continue reading

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

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