Beginners Starts February 1st!

Beginners 5K Group before the Diva Run 2012

A new session of the beginner training group starts on Saturday February 1, 2014. We will meet at Riverfront Park on Welles Street in Glastonbury on Saturday mornings at 8:30 AM. We will meet on Tuesday nights starting on February 4th at 6:00 at Rotary Field in Glastonbury. The goal … Continue reading

Congratulations Beginners!

Dawn Emanuele

It’s amazing to be able to witness the pride and determination on people’s faces as another Beginner group continues to accomplish weekly goals in the midst of some wet and cold weather. We are on our 7th week of training and many people have stuck with the program and powered … Continue reading

Pay It Forward to our Beginners Group!

Dawn Emanuele

Make your New Year’s Resolution to Pay It Forward to our Beginners Group! We will be starting another nine-week Beginner 5K Running Training program on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 for our next GRR race; the 3rd Annual Spicy Green Bean Run Diva Run 5K which will be held on Sunday, … Continue reading

Huge Turnout for Beginners Group!

Glastonbury River Runners beginners group - Tuesday night session

We are one week into the Beginner Group training with 62 registered participants and more people are still inquiring! What is even more impressive than the number of people is the motivation that this group is showing. Each session the energy is so positive as they work toward achieving their … Continue reading

Rain or Shine…Our 5K Beginner Group is Shining Bright!

Dawn Emanuele

By Dawn Emanuele We currently have 29 participants in our training group that have been very dedicated to their training. While this group is smaller than our first group this year, their drive is just as strong. Our Tuesday weather has been very rainy the last two sessions and yet … Continue reading

Pay it Forward & Feel the Reward: Help Our Beginners!

Our 5K Beginner Training Group program begins on Saturday, April 28th and we are looking for volunteers. I can only speak for myself and what other coaches have told me, but I can honestly say what a rewarding experience it is to help our 5K Beginner Training Group participants. It … Continue reading

Strong Finish for the GRR Beginner 5K Group!

Beginners 5K Group before the Diva Run 2012

After nine weeks of training, our beginner group showed up to accomplish their goal and they did it!!! They finished their training strong. Each person had their personal goal for the race, went out and succeeded. This was no different from what we saw during their individual efforts throughout this … Continue reading

Volunteer for the Firecracker 5K Beginner Program!

By Dawn Emanuele A big CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR OUR NRG ENERGY FIRECRACKER 5K Beginner Program! Yes, we are starting another beginner training session on April 28th for our next club sponsored race, the NRG Energy Firecracker 5K which will be held on July 1st.

Three Cheers for Diva 5K Beginner Program Volunteers!

Dawn Emanuele

By Dawn Emanuele As this training session is almost over and the beginners will be accomplishing their goal by completing our Spicy Green Bean Diva Race on April 15th, I want to make sure that all of the volunteers are recognized and they know how very much I appreciate their … Continue reading