April Showers 5K!

Join us for the Sound Runner April Showers 5K, a fun event hosted by the Glastonbury River Runners, at Glastonbury’s Riverfront Park on Sunday, April 3, 2016.

This 5K is also the kick off for the Sound Runner 2016 Race Series!

This 5k takes place on a pancake-flat course in this scenic Connecticut River town and support the …

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Member Spotlight

NAME: Kevin Savage

AGE: 42


RUNNING HISTORY: I ran cross country and track in high school, then took 20+ years off from running all together before picking it up again at age 40. I did a few 5Ks before a friend suggested that I could run a half marathon, something I had …

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Saturday Group Runs

Join us for a Saturday group run! Whether you are new to the club, just trying it out, or coming back, we’d love to see you!

You can try a run a couple of times, but please join the club if you intend on running with us regularly. Join here.

The following groups will meet on …

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Save The Date: SoundRunner April Showers 5K

Join us for the SoundRunner/ Glastonbury River Runners April Showers 5K, April 3rd 2016. It will be a flat, fast course starting at riverfront park in Glastonbury, CT. More to come soon!

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McKeen Law Race To Fill The Pantry Results and Photos

Artwork for this year’s T-shirt by Christopher Kolasinski,  Grade 3, GEHMS.

Way to go!


This past weekend, Glastonbury RIver Runners hosted the 8th annual McKeen Law Race to fill the pantry! We were lucky to have beautiful weather, coming in at around 50 when the race started.




Congratulations …

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Welcome to Our New Sponsor: With Purpose!

Welcome to:

With Purpose is a local business founded by Erika Schwartz.   Inspired by her son to Move…with purpose, Erika created a line of inspirational clothing designed to keep you going “with purpose” whatever your purpose may be! 

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Hartford Marathon, Half, And 5K results

It was a beautiful day for a race in Hartford!

Some of the results:


Betty Chang-Twillie 3:14

Rich Borbely 3:36

Christine Crocker 3:38

Half Marathon:

Debarchana Ghosh 2:05

Ed Ureta 2:10

Thomas Meglin …

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Bravo, Boston Marathoners!

Eight GRR members completed the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20 in tough conditions. Congratulations to all eight of you, and a big thanks to the club members who came along to support their club mates!

GRR finishers, in alpha order:

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Middletown Half Marathon Results

Several club members ran in the Middletown Half Marathon on April 12. Congratulations to all!

Here are GRR finishers we have heard from with results:

Agnes Porell 1:50:01

Kevin Savage 2:10:15 (Pictured at left with friends.)

Margaret Pikora 2:22:18

Send us your results and we’ll add you to the list!

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Beginner Training Programs and Zoomerangs!

New runners and kids who love to run: April is YOUR month!

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Beginners Running Seminar with Paul Vella

Let’s get ready for the warm-weather running season together!

Dr. Paul Vella from the Glastonbury River Runners will host a general running seminar on April 23, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at “The Hearth,” 281 Western Blvd, Glastonbury, CT.

This program is for both new runners and those who may be a little rusty. Dr. Vella along …

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Congrats to Get-Fit-to-5K Grads

Congratulations, Mitzi, Miles, Beth, Nancy and Leigh for completing the first GET FIT TO 5K session of the year. Great job finishing the Travel Insured International 5K on April 12!

PS. Leigh had perfect attendance!

This group was led by coach Ed and co-coach Deb. Way to go!



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