4RUN3 Holiday Race Series

Wed October 11 - Sat March 16, 2024 East Longmeadow, MA 01028 US Directions


Entire Series (Sessions I & II)

10/11 - 03/16 6:00PM EDT - 3:00PM EDT

Session I Only: Fall 5k/10k Program

10/11 - 01/01 6:00PM EDT - 3:00PM EST

Session II Only: Holyoke 10k Program

$80 01/03 - 03/16 6:00PM EST - 3:00PM EDT Registration ends January 27, 2024 at 6:30pm EST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.4run3.com.


78 Center Square
East Longmeadow, MA US 01028


Get in the holiday running spirit this season with 4RUN3!  This program is an annual favorite and a great way to stay motivated through the winter months!  Whether you're looking to maintain your base over the winter or to race-hop with a bunch of awesome people, this is the group for you!

Choose from 3 options:

1.     Session I: Fall 5K/10K Program Only: 12 Weeks for $80

  • Begins on Wednesday, 10/11/23 and concludes on 1/1/24
  • Two group run/walks per week (including race days)
  • Holiday races: East Longmeadow Spooky Sprint 5k, Stuffing the Pantry 5k, Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage, and Gordy's First Race 5k/10k. 
  • 24 group workouts (including race days)
  • Team support at all races
  • Includes a program-specific 4RUN3 long sleeve technical shirt

2.    Session II: Holyoke 10K Program Only: 11 Weeks for $80

  • Begins on Wednesday, 1/3/24
  • Concludes at Holyoke St. Patrick's Day 10K on 3/16/24
  • 22 group workouts (including race day)
  • Team support on race day
  • Includes a special 4RUN3 program-specific ear warmer!

3.    Entire Holiday Series: 23 Weeks for $140

  • Register for both sessions and get $20 off! (46 group workouts total)
  • Get both the long sleeve AND the ear warmer!

Meeting Locations:

  • Session I group workouts:  Wednesdays (@ 6pm) from 4RUN3, Saturdays (@ 9am) will be at 4RUN3 and Cyr Arena in Forest Park (schedule provided upon registration)
  • Session II group workouts: Wednesdays (@ 6pm) from 4RUN3, ALL Saturdays (@ 9am) from Cyr Arena in Forest Park

Series Races/Events:  (PLEASE NOTE: registration fees are not included in our program fee, but we anticipate that races with a * will provide us with a coupon code/discount)

  • Saturday, 10/28/23: East Longmeadow Spooky Sprint 5k*
  • Thursday, 11/23/23: Stuffing the Pantry 5k* (East Longmeadow)
  • Sunday, 12/3/23: Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage (Northampton)
  • Monday, 1/1/24: Gordy’s First Race 5k or 10k* (Westfield)
  • Saturday, 3/16/24: Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day 10k* (Holyoke)

Training Overview:

  • All levels of runners, run/walkers, and walkers welcome!
  • Headlamps AND blinking/reflective things are REQUIRED in this program.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
  • Group sessions on Wednesdays @ 6:00 P.M and Saturdays @ 9:00 A.M.
    • For race weeks, schedule may change - full schedule will be provided in program packet.
  • Participants should be able to comfortably run, run/walk, or walk 2 miles.
  • Session I program routes will be between 2 miles and 6.2 miles in length (depending on which track - 5k or 10k - that you choose).
  • Session II (Holyoke) program routes will be between 3 miles and 6.5 miles in length.
  • Route maps with turn-by-turn directions provided.
  • Additional navigation support available using RunGo app
  • All members will receive a program packet with suggested training schedule(s), strength training routines, stretching suggestions, and more (program packet will be sent electronically before program starts - hard copy available upon request).
  • 4 runs per week recommended (2 with group) plus 1-2 days of strength training.
  • Coaching lessons/talks before each session will focus on form, nutrition, mental training, and more!
  • All workouts begin with dynamic stretching and light balance work to warm up and help avoid injury.
  • Recommended post-run stretching routine provided.

Registration Fee Includes:

  • two group meetings per week
  • Session I: customized program long-sleeve technical shirt 
  • Session II: 4RUN3 program-specific ear warmer
  • post-run hydration (and sometimes treats!)
  • detailed route maps
  • suggested strength training routines
  • punchcard coupon loaded with in-store savings possibilities
  • team support and encouragement
  • group support on race days
  • race discounts (excluding Hot Chocolate Run)
  • weekly training eNewsletter
  • and more!


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