Category Archive: Kids Running

Glastonbury River Runners & GEHMS 1 Mile Family Run

Come Join Us: June 7th, 9:00am at Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School (95 Oak Street, Glastonbury CT.) 

Only $20.00 per family.  All proceeds will go to the GEHMS Green Leaf program, for their students to participate in The Glastonbury Dragon Boat Races this year.

There will also be a farmers market on the grounds that day.  Awards to the first 3 families across the finish-line.

Day of registration. No …

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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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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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.glastonburyriverrunners.com/2012/06/hmf-family-fit-program/

Zoomerangs Kids Hit the Track Running!

We had another fantastic turnout at Sunday’s Zoomerangs practice with a whopping 80 kids registered! The kids started off with some dynamic stretching led by our club president, Erik, and then hit the track running. Kids were all smiles at the end of practice when they handed in their popsicle sticks for lap stickers, …

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Zoomerangs starts off with a bang!

We had a GREAT turn out at the first Zoomerangs East practice last Sunday! Approximately 70 young runners came out to strut their stuff on the track. Over 130 miles were run by the kids combined! The kids earned a popsicle stick for each lap they ran and at the end of practice they traded in …

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Zoomerangs starts this Sunday!!

Our first Zoomerangs practice is this Sunday, April 22 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 …

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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. The Glastonbury River Runners are now bringing the program to the Smith School for those of us East of the River! This non-competitive “open …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.glastonburyriverrunners.com/2012/04/zoomerangs-kids-running-program/

Connor & Erin Gralton: Racing Success. Junior Olympics To Come…

By Bob Gralton

Connor and Erin Gralton recently competed in the CT Middle School XC Championships and the USATF Junior Olympic State and Region 1 Competitions.

The CT Middle School XC Championship was held at Hammonasset State Park this year. Connor finished 3rd despite feeing sick with a fever. Erin finished 53rd and ran a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.glastonburyriverrunners.com/2011/11/connor-erin-gralton-racing-success-junior-olympics-to-come/

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