GROUP TRAINING PROGRAMS

Group runs continue at Fleet Feet, West Hartford on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings, and at soundRUNNER, Glastonbury on Wednesday evenings.

FLEET FEET NO BOUNDARIES 5K

Come see how Running Changes Everything! Train for the HMF O’Hartford 5K on Sunday, March 22. This 5K training program is geared towards beginners and offers three options: all-walk, walk/run intervals and all-run. You can switch groups depending on how you feel each Saturday. Energetic coaches will join you during the run and cheer you on every step of the way!

Program Start: Intro/Welcome Session for first time participants: Saturday, January 18 at 8 AM.

First Official Practice: Saturday, January 18 at 9 AM.

Program Schedule: 10-weeks.

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FLEET FEET HALF MARATHON TRAINING

Whether you want to toe the line for 13.1 for the first time, set a new PB for the distance, or just spend those miles having fun and making friends, this program is for you. Bring your goals, your story, your good runs and not-so-good runs, your questions, your sense of humor – and let’s crush this race together!

Goal Race: UCONN Health Half Marathon – June 6

Program Start: Saturday, March 14 at 8 AM

Program Schedule: Saturday mornings for 13 weeks

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SUDOR TAINO TRIBE RUNNER 5K AND 13.1 PROGRAM

Get ready for your next half-marathon with the Tribe Runner 13.1 Program at Sudor Taino. Using a strategic step-by-step process, their expert coaches will be there to guide you every step of the way!

These sessions follow a training plan and can include:

  • Coached group runs with planned routes, hydration and companionship
  • Minimum 5 times per week customized training plan
  • Customized running exercise/stretching
  • Targeted resistance training
  • Community Runs

5K Training
Program Dates:
Session #1: April 1 – July 4
Session #2: July 9 – October 10 (Goal Race: HMF Charity 5K)

Program Schedule: Wednesday at 6 PM for 13 weeks

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Half Marathon Training
Program Dates:
Session #1: April 1 – July 4
Session #2: July 9 – October 10 (Goal Race: Eversource Hartford Half Marathon)

Program Schedule: Wednesday at 6 PM; Saturday at 7:30 AM for 13 weeks

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GLASTONBURY RIVER RUNNERS

Get Ready to Run! 5K Training Program – A 9-week training program to encourage local friends to get up and move! Let us help you reach your goal of completing a 5K. Not only will you complete your goal, but you also will meet some fantastic running partners in the GRR family.

Program Start: Saturday, April 25

Program Schedule:
Saturdays – Riverfront Park, 200 Welles Street, Glastonbury
Wednesdays at 6 PM – soundRUNNER, 63 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury

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KIDS RUNNING PROGRAMS

Fleet Feet Zoomerang Kids – This non-competitive “open track” program is designed for kids aged 3-12. It gives them the opportunity to experience running in a fun, friendly atmosphere where the motto is “Will run for worms” (gummy worms, that is!).

Program Start: Sunday, April 19

Program Schedule: Sundays at 3 – 4 PM for 8 Weeks

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Girls in Stride Running – Girls in grades 1-8 can train for a 5K using games and drills that make running fun, while also improving athletic performance for those who play other sports. This non-competitive training program is offered for all levels of runners. Sign up through Glastonbury Parks & Recreation, the group will meet at the Riverfront Park Gazebo in Glastonbury.

Program Start: April 22

Program Schedule: Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:30 PM for 7 weeks

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Other CT locations: West Hartford, Windsor, Avon and Farmington. More information…

Mpower Boys Running – Designed for boys ages 6-14 who want to train for a 5K. Modeled after popular Couch-to-5K plans, MPower’s training program is designed for all levels of runners: from very beginners to experienced racers. Focus will be on proper form and pacing while building endurance over the weeks through a combination of running drills, games and core strength exercises. Training programs in Avon, Farmington and West Hartford.

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Rising Stars – Glastonbury River Runners, along with soundRUNNER and CT Sports & Fitness, offers a 9-week training program to encourage youth ages 4 to 13 to get up and move with the goal of completing a 5K. The program offers support, motivation and fun along the way!

Program Start: Saturday, April 25

Program Schedule: Saturdays at 4 PM

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