Category Archive: Kids Running

Volunteers Needed for the InterCommunity Firecacker 5K

Hello GRR Members

It is that time again……summer is upon us and so is the InterCommunity Firecracker 5K!  The race this year will be Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.   So much has already happened behind the scenes (Thank you Race Committee).  Take a look at our Attached Flyer (Thank you Dawn Emanuele) and …

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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 fun, friendly atmosphere where …

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Save the Date!!

Our Spring edition of Zoomerangs is coming soon!

 

We are excited to announce that we will be back at the Glastonbury High School track for this season.

 

Our first practice will be on Sunday, April 27th. Practices will be held every Sunday at 4PM leading up to the Firecracker 5k on June …

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Zoomerangs for Kids- Starting in Sep!!

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 3-11. It gives them the opportunity to experience running in a fun, friendly atmosphere where the motto is “Will run for worms” (gummy worms, that is!).

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Zoomerangs Kids Run 500 Miles!

Zoomerangs kids

Zoomerangs is off to a great start! We have about 100 Zoom kids registered in the program and they range in age between 3 and 12 years. The kids are well on their way to achieving their goal of completing the Firecracker 5K on June 30th.

In just four weeks, the kids have completed …

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Zoomerangs Starts this Sunday, April 28th!!

Our first practice meets next Sunday (April 28) at 3:30pm at the Glastonbury High School Track. There is still time to sign up. Click here to register online or bring the Zoomerangs Registration Form along with a check made out to the Glastonbury River Runners to the first practice.

Please plan to arrive by 3:15pm so …

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Zoomerangs Kids Running Program – Coming Soon!

If your kids like to run, we’ve got a fun program just for them: Zoomerangs!

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Zoomerang Kids Running Strong

Zoomerangs is off to a great start! We have over 50 kids registered in the program. The kids earn a popsicle stick for each lap they run and at the end of practice they trade in their popsicle sticks for stickers and gummy worms which are handed out by our fantastic volunteers! So far this season, …

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Zoomerangs Starts this Sunday- Still Time to Sign Up!

Our first Zoomerangs practice is this Sunday, Sep 23 at 3:30pm – though, we ask that you arrive between 2:30-3:15pm to pick-up your kids’ t-shirt and give them time to customize it with markers that we provide. We like for the kids to write their names on the front of their shirts so we can …

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Zoomerangs Kids Running Program

If your kids like to run, we’ve got a fun program just for them: Zoomerangs!

This program was started by the Fleet Feet West Hartford crew 8 years ago. Last Spring, the Glastonbury River Runners brought the program to the Smith School for those of us East of the River! This non-competitive “open track” program …

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Spring Zoomerangs East Session Wrap Up

Our first Zoomerangs East Track Program was a GREAT success! The program culminated with the GRR Firecracker 5K. It was great to see so many of our young Zoomerang kids participate in the Firecracker race day events!  Photos are on the GRR Flickr site. There are two sets:

Set 1, by Monica Guy. Set      2, …

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HMF “Family Fit” Program

If you missed the start of the GRR’s Zoomerangs running program for kids or want something where the whole family can run together, check out this new program by the Hartford Marathon Foundation and Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce:

Hartford Marathon Foundation teams with Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce to present: A Family Fit Program

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