Category Archive: Member profiles

Member Spotlight: Kate Rich

Kate Rich About Kate:

Age: 42 Marital Status: Married Children: 6 year old twin girls Occupation: Pharmacist

Running History:

I come from a family of runners and have 7 siblings. I have been running since grade school. I ran cross country & track at Mercy High School in Middletown and trail races in CA where …

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Member Spotlight: Richard Borbely

Name: Richard Borbely

Age: 46

Marital Status: Single

Children: None

Occupation: Auto Detailer

Running History: I ran cross country in high school and did not run for 30 yrs after. I started walking 1 ½ years ago and then progressed to 4 mi walk/runs. I joined the Intermediate Group last year and ran the …

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Spotlight: Maggie De Vito

 

 

Name: Maggie De Vito

Age: 28  

Marital Status: Single

Children: None

Occupation: 7th grade history teacher in Bristol  

Running History: I joined the GRR Beginner’s Group coached by Dawn in the winter of 2012. I ran my first 5K at the Diva Run that April.  I did run on my own prior to …

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MEET MARGARET RORRIO – GRR PRESIDENT

Margaret Rorrio became a member of the Glastonbury River Runners in 2010. She has completed countless 5K’s, 10K’s, obstacle course runs and has currently accomplished five half marathons and one full marathon! Margaret has Rheumatoid Arthritis and has lost 140 lbs since she began her running. Her determination did not go unnoticed and in 2011 Hartford …

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MEET ROSEMARY HOKANSON – GRR VICE PRESIDENT

Rosemary has been with Glastonbury River Runners since September 2011. She started with the Couch Potato to 5K Beginner Running Group and ran her first GRR Road Race, To Fill the Pantry 5K, that November. Since then, she has run several Road Races, including Glastonbury’s 3.5 mile Santa’s Run, the GRR 5K Diva Run, …

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MEET KATE RICH – GRR DIRECTOR

Kate Rich comes from a family of runners and has been running since childhood. Her first introduction to road races was back in the 80’s when she and her siblings would participate in the Middletown road race series with their father. She ran throughout her teen years at Mercy High School in Middletown. Kate took …

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MEET BRETT ROBERSON – GRR DIRECTOR

Brett Roberson joined the Glastonbury River Runners in 2010 while training for The Hartford Marathon and has been an active and stylish member since. He is an avid runner, cyclist, and triathlete. Brett has served on the Board repeatedly, previously as Vice President, and now as Director.

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MEET DAVID ZEVIN – GRR TREASURER

David Zevin was born in 1948 and he began running in August of 1973. To date, he has finished 31 marathons, three 50 milers, and has also completed ultra cycling rides up to 600K! Formerly, Dave was Controller for New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199.

Dave has also served as treasurer for …

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MEET DEBBIE MEINCKE – GRR SECRETARY

Debbie’s story:

I started with GRR in the Feb. 2012 Beginner’s Group.

Margaret probably doesn’t remember, but she was “assigned” to me, as I was joining the group late and there was some question as to my ability to keep up (they were at 5 min run!). Thankfully I was allowed to continue with the …

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MEET DAWN EMANUELE – GRR DIRECTOR

 

Dawn says:

I have been a Glastonbury River Runners member since 2009 when I began running for the first time in my life with the ‘Couch to 5K’ Beginner Program. After that I was hooked on how good I felt by accomplishing something that seemed impossible for me, but I did it with the …

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Spotlight: Brendan Flaherty

NAME: Brendan Flaherty

AGE: 47

MARITAL STATUS: Happily Married

KIDS: Sarah (11), Rachel (10), Patrick 8

OCCUPATION: Technology Sales

RUNNING HISTORY: I ran a 35 minute 5-miler back before the metric system came into vogue. I ran next race 30 years later. I had “complete a Marathon” on my bucket list and completed 2010 Hartford …

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Spotlight: Severina Vodopivec

NAME: Severina Vodopivec AGE: 64 MARITAL STATUS: Married for 44 years KIDS: 3 kids: 40, 35 and 32 and three grandkids (10yrs, 6yrs and 15 months old) OCCUPATION: Seamstress

WHAT IS YOUR WALKING/RUNNING HISTORY?

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