The Glastonbury River Runners offers this 9 week training program to encourage local friends to get up and move! Let us help you reach your goal of completing a 5K (3.1 miles). Through this session (Starting September 11th!), we are here to offer you group support, motivation and fun along the way! Not only will you complete your goal, but you also will meet some fantastic running partners in the GRR family. You can do this and we're here to help!
The Get Ready to Run program will meet two days a week-
Saturday sessions begin at 8:30 and will take place at Riverfront Park, 200 Welles Street, Glastonbury, CT
Wednesday sessions begin at 6 p.m. at the Main Street Fountain (corner of Hebron Ave and Main Street)
Training will be held rain (unless there is thunder & lightning) or shine. Weekly emails will be provided with details on the goals you should have for the current week.
With respect to updated guidelines regarding Social Distancing and Group Events, we have updated our recommended practices- that information can be found here- GRR5K Safety Measures
Participants will train at the pace that they feel comfortable with to achieve their weekly goals. This training is about YOU accomplishing YOUR goal of completing the 5k distance at YOUR own pace.
Various coaches will be spread throughout the group to support ALL pace levels. All coaches are previous graduates of the program and current members of the Glastonbury River Runners.
Additional training segments on your own (or with a friend) are recommended. Doing the suggested workouts is what will help you successfully reach your goal.
Our training program includes FREE entry into our CT Trial Firm Race To Fill The Pantry on Sunday November 7th from Riverfront Park in Glastonbury. Celebrate completing the journey with friends!
All you have to do is register, show up, and we will get you to the finish!
The GRR Family looks forward to getting to know you, supporting you and cheering you on as you cross that finish line!
To better keep the group focused and assure we have the proper amount of coaches to assist you along the way, registration for this session is limited to 50 runners. Get your spot early!
As with any exercise program please consult with your physician prior to beginning.
Our $30 (less than $2 per session!) Package Includes-
-Training at experience level
-Great GRR Running Schwag- courtesy of our friends at SoundRunner
-Race entry to the CT Trial Firm Race to Fill the Pantry 5K
-10% Discount at SoundRunner for the length of the program (including a special 20% off day during the program!)
-Presentations by various specialists in the health and fitness field during the program
-Opportunity for socializing with fellow runners after each session
-GRR Club Membership through 12/31.
-Private FB page for Club Members only
-Private emails for varied distance runs and outing opportunities after runs
The Joy is in the Journey!
Glastonbury River Runners
Contact Me with any questions/concerns about the program: CONTACT ME