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Get Ready to Run! 5K Training Program

Sat April 20 - Sun June 23, 2024 Glastonbury, CT 06033 US Directions


GRR 5K Training Program (includes full club membership through 12/31/2024!)

$40 8:30AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT
18 spots left. Registration ends May 5, 2024 at 5:00pm EDT
Open to ages 12 - 100.


Riverfront Park- 200 Welles Street/Glastonbury HS- D Lot on Hubbard Street
Glastonbury, CT US 06033


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 nine-week training program, 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!
With respect to updated guidelines regarding Social Distancing and Group Events, we will continue to abide by CDC guidelines as warranted.
The Get Ready to Run program will meet two days a week-
Saturday sessions take place at Riverfront Park, 200 Welles Street, Glastonbury, CT
Wednesday sessions begin at 6 p.m. at Glastonbury High School, Lot D- (to the left of the gymnasium, off Hubbard 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.

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 the Highland Park Market Firecracker 5K race on June 23 from Rotary Field 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.
Registration Includes-
-Training at experience level
-Running shirt on Race Day
-Race entry to the Highland Park Market Firecracker 5k on June 25!
-Presentations by a specialist in the health and fitness field during the program
-Opportunity for socializing with fellow runners after each session
-GRR Club Membership for 2024 Calendar Year ($25 value)- INCLUDES GRR SWAG BAG!
-Private FB page for members only
-SoundRunner discounts
-Private emails for varied distance runs and outing opportunities after runs
The Joy is in the Journey!
Jason Marshall
Executive Director
Glastonbury River Runners

Contact Me with any questions/concerns about the program: CONTACT ME



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