Category Archive: Beginners

Pay it Forward – Calling for Volunteers for Our Get Fit to 5K Training

We would love for our members to volunteer a little of your time to make a BIG difference in another runners training.

All we are asking for is for you to pay it forward as much as you can by coming to run with a newer runner during our training program that begins on …

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Get Fit to 5K Training Program Starts September 6th!

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. Tuesdays We will …

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

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 info@glastonburyriverruners.com to sign up.

First Saturday meeting will be introductions and signing of the waivers. Also, training schedules will be handed out. Then we will …

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Track/Speed Training Group Beginning

Training group forming for runners of all levels

Improve your running, core strength and fitness in a fun and supportive environment

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Congratulations Beginners!

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 through the weather challenges that …

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Pay It Forward to our Beginners Group!

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, April 7th, 2013.

Our club …

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Huge Turnout for Beginners Group!

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 individual goals.

With this size …

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Call for Volunteers for our Next 5K Beginner Running Training Program

We will be starting another 9-week Beginner 5K Running Training program on Saturday, September 8th, for our next club sponsored race: the NRG Energy Race to Fill the Pantry 5K on November 11th.

Our club continues to grow with each beginner program due to its huge success. This is possible because we have such wonderful …

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

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 we have the determination of …

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Walkers Hit 8 Miles; From May 5th, Start at 7:30 AM

From Margaret Rorrio to all Rockin’ Walkers

On May 5th we hit our first 8 miler..Double yippi!

But with the longer miles and the rising of heat we will need to start meeting earlier. On May 5th we start at 7:30 AM.

Rogue walkers may choose to stay at 8 AM or change to 7:30 …

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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 only takes a small about …

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Strong Finish for the GRR Beginner 5K Group!

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 training program. This group was …

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