RESOURCES

MAP APPS

Gmap-Pedometer – A quick and easy site for mapping your routes, determining your distance along with calories burned. More…

USATF Running Routes – This is the USATF mapping tool, which allows you to save your route and calculates elevation, too. The USATF website also has an archive of routes mapped by others that is searchable by location, terrain, length of run, etc. More…

MapMyRun – This site offers both free and fee-based membership and services. Users can map and log runs, but some of the other services on this website require a premium membership. More…

Daily Mile – This is a free site, but it requires registration. Users can use this to map and log runs as well as track training and network with others. The social networking component of the site allows you to connect with friends and even link your account to your Facebook account. More…

PACE CALCULATORS

Coolrunning – This site allows you to calculate your time, distance or pace as long as you enter at least two of the three variables. It will also calculate your splits for you. More…

Runner’s World – This site will calculate projected finishing times and training paces based on information provided about a past race. More…

McMillan Running – Use their calculator to learn the best training plan and training paces for you. More…

Strava – track your performance stats and analyze the data afterward. Connect with friends and share your adventures. More…

Runkeeper – Smartphone app that uses your phone’s GPS to help you track the pace, workout distance, time, cadence, and elevation of your bikes, hikes, and runs. Also has built in training plans. Track Workouts, Set Goals, Follow a Plan, Stay Motivated, See progress. More…

RUNNING SHOES AND GEAR

GROUPS AND CLUBS

    • HMF Girl Squad – for active women who love to run, explore new activities and have fun together.
    • Road Runners Club of America (RRCA)
    • Run 169 Towns Society – challenge yourself to run all 169 towns in Connecticut!
    • Glastonbury River Runners – open to runners of all ages and abilities. Beginner training, weekly runs, kids programs, and community events.
    • HEAT – Hartford Extended Area Triathletes, a Connecticut triathlon club. Group training opportunities, social events, race calendar and information for those new to triathlons.
    • CT Trail Masters – Leave boring behind! All paces and skill levels are welcome for their weekly trail runs. Their site also contains a member generated list of CT running trails.
    • Trail Sisters – a group dedicated to growing women’s participation and opportunity within the sport of trail running through inspiration, education and empowerment.  The CT group has a Facebook page.

INJURY PREVENTION

NUTRITION

TIP TIME

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Light Up The Night – Safety tips for running in dark conditions