Welcome to the HMF Support Hub!

Spring is the time to set new fitness goals and HMF is ready with resources to help you reach them!

The hub offers expertise and insights to support beginning runners, experienced runners, walkers and competitive athletes. Check back often for seasonal topics and new content, including training plans, articles and videos.



Consistent training is key to improving and maintaining fitness levels. This section offers resources for increasing mileage for walking or running and working toward faster times as well as triathlon tips and weekly mileage plans leading up to 2024 HMF events. Plus, learn more about local group training programs, and running groups in CT/MA/RI.


Support health and fitness goals and help fuel performance by nourishing the body through food. Get recipes and grocery store tips from experts and access short videos and tutorials. Learn how hydration can help concentration and performance, increase endurance, and prevent excessive elevations in heart rate and body temperature.

Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention/Stretching

Physical activity improves brain health, supports weight management, reduces disease, strengthens bones and muscles and improves the ability to do everyday activities. Know what to look for to help avoid injuries that can sideline physical activity, learn proactive techniques for stretching and recovery and get guidance for common running related concerns.



Quality, well-fitted shoes are the only real necessity to running or walking for fitness. However, moisture wicking clothing and other seasonal gear can add to the enjoyment. Additionally, training apps and helpful online tools can support training success – learn about options to support your goals.

Pace Teams

Pace teams are groups of runners led by an experienced leader in 10 Mile, half marathon and marathon distance events to help group participants achieve a goal finish time. There are wonderful benefits of running with a pace group including the support and camaraderie of tackling a race side by side with other runners sharing the same goal.

Health Library

Stay up to date on relevant news you can use as a runner and athlete, regardless of your fitness goals. A culled selection of educational and informative podcasts, articles and videos can help you become healthier in mind and body.