Training is way better in community.

Groups meet on weekends during training season.

Conquer your long trainings with teammates in your area. From first-timers breaking in their new shoes to marathon veterans, everyone has the same goal: finish the miles. Incredible community is formed when you share both triumph and challenge.
Please take the time to read through our Training and Group Run Guidelines.

Find a Training Group Near You

Asheville

Chicago

Denver

Detroit

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Indianapolis

Kansas City

Los Angeles

Madison

Milwaukee

Nashville

New Jersey

New York City

Orange County

Phoenix

Sacramento

San Antonio

San Luis Obispo

Seattle

Twin Cities

 

 

 

 


Asheville Area

AdventHealth Group Run
Fletcher Park
85 Howard Gap Road
Fletcher, NC 29732
Meets every Sunday @ 8:00 am
Contact: Scott Miller, [email protected]

 


Chicago Area

Algonquin Runners
Towne Park
100 Jefferson Street
Algonquin, IL 60102
One block South of Algonquin Rd and one block
West of Main St.
Meets every Saturday, April 20 – October 5 @ 7:00 am (will move to 6:00 am in June)
Contact: Anne Weirich, [email protected]
Check Facebook for updates

Bloomingdale Group Run
Springfield Park
269 Springfield Drive
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
We start at the pavilion on the east side of the playground
Meets every Saturday, April 20 – May 25 @ 8:00 am
June 1 – June 29 @ 7:00 am
July 6 – October 5 @ 6:00 am
We will move to 6:00 am when it heats up
Contact: Anders Grau, [email protected] or Kathy Risolvo, [email protected]
Check Facebook for updates

Bourbonnais Group Run
Davis Creek Park
County Rd N 224 W
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Meets every Saturday, April 20 – June 8 @ 7:00 am
Starting June 15 @ 7:00 am, 6:00 am late summer
Contact: Mark Russell, [email protected]

Busse Woods Group Run
Busse Lake Boating Center
Off the Higgins Road entrance, east of Route 53
Meets every Saturday, April 20 – June 29 @ 7:00 am
Meets @ 6:00 am from July through September
Contact: Keith Bellof, [email protected]
Check Facebook for updates

Caldwell Woods Group Run
Chicago North Branch Trail | Grove 4
Parking lot entrance is by Harts Road or Caldwell
Meets every Saturday, April 20 – June 29 @ 7:00 am
Meets @ 6:00 am in July through September
Contact: Drew Darrey, [email protected], or Jim Harness, [email protected]

Glen Ellyn Group Run
Parkview Community Church
764 St. Charles Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Meets every Saturday AM
8 am, April 20 – June 8 (June 8 we will meet at Herrick Lake)
7 am, June 15 – July 20
6:30 am, July 27 – October 5
Tuesday night, June 6 - October 3 @ 6:00 pm
Check out the Facebook Group!
Contact: [email protected]

Lakefront Group Run
Chess Pavilion, near Castaways
1603 N Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611
Meets every Saturday morning
April 20 – June 8 @ 8:00 am
June 15 – October 5 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Keri Camiliere, [email protected], or Jeannie Wang, [email protected]

Naperville Group Run
Knoch Knolls Nature Center
320 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60565
Meets every Saturday, April 20 – October 5
@ 8:00 am
(Location and time subject to change)
Check Facebook for weekly updates
Contact: Robert Lee, [email protected],
Kristi Sur, [email protected]

Northwest Indiana Group Run
Erie Lackawanna Trailhead
Kennedy Ave and Ridge Rd
Highland, IN
Meets every Saturday, April 20 – October 5
@ 7:00 am
Contact: Judy Kupsik, 219-765-8410 or [email protected]

Oak Brook Group Run
Christ Church of Oak Brook, 501 Oak Brook Rd,
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Meets every Saturday, April 20 – October 5
@ 8:00 am
Contact Rebecca Kunce, [email protected] to get on the weekly email list!
Join their Remind Thread

Olivet Group Run
Meets with the Bourbonnais group 
Contact: Nate Foor, [email protected] for more info

Ottawa Group Run
Base Training (April 20 – June 8)
Fox River Park
820 E. Superior Street  |  Ottawa, IL
Saturdays @ 6:45 am
Official Marathon Training (June 15 – October 5)
Walsh Park
515 Bellevue Avenue  |  Ottawa, IL 
Saturdays @ 5:45 am
Contact: Nathan Goodchild, [email protected], Sherry Stevenson, [email protected],  
Brenna Tavenner, [email protected], or
Lindsay Thomas, [email protected]


Denver Area

Arvada Group Run
APEX Center
13150 W. 72nd Ave.
Arvada, CO 80005
Southwest corner of parking lot by the splash park
Meets every Saturday from January 20 – May 11 @ 8:30 am
Contact: Jennifer Nelson, [email protected]

Downtown Denver Group Run
Washington Park
Park and meet at Denver South High School parking lot
1700 E. Louisiana Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Meets every Saturday from January 20 to May 11 @ 8:30 am
Contact: Gabrielle Cauchon, [email protected]

Parker Group Run
Cottonwood East Park
17600 Snowberry Way
Parker, CO 80134
Meets every Saturday from January 20 – May 12
@ 8:00 am
Contact: Emily Woodhull, [email protected]

Colorado Springs Group Run
Pikes Peak Greenway University Village Trailhead
Park in Costco parking lot
5050 N Nevada Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Meets every Saturday from January 20 to May 11
@ 8:30 am
Contact: David Wagner, [email protected]
 


Detroit Area

Canton Group Run
Sunflower Clubhouse
45800 Hanford
Canton, MI 48187
Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 5:30 AM
Contact: Rita Thompson, [email protected]

Flat Rock Group Run
Huroc Park
28700 Arsenal Rd
Flat Rock, MI 48134
Meets Saturdays @ 7 AM from June 22 – October 12
Contact: Shawn & Shannon McNamara, [email protected]

Flushing Group Run
Start of Flushing Riverview Trail near Rite Aid
218 W Main St.
Flushing, MI 48433
Meets Saturdays @ 7 AM from June 22 – October 12
Contact: Mike DeVuyst, [email protected] or Dori DeVuyst, [email protected]

Howell Group Run
Kensington Metro Park – West Boat Launch
1300 Highridge Dr, Brighton, MI 48114
Meets Saturdays @ 7 AM in partnership with Running Lab’s Training Group from July 22 – October 12
Contact: Joe Wright, [email protected]

Northville Group Run
Corner of Cady and Hutton St.
Northville, MI 48167
Meets Saturdays @ 7 AM from June 22 – October 12
Contact: Christen Brooks, [email protected]

Plymouth Township
First Responders Memorial
NW corner of Hines Dr. and Haggerty Rd.
Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 PM
Contact: Geri Hames, [email protected] or Jessica Bills, [email protected]


Grand Rapids Area

Central Park
808 Central Ave
Spring Lake, MI 49456
Meets every Saturday from June 22 – October 12 @ 7:00 am
Meet by the pavilion
Contact: Ross Smelker, [email protected]

Paw Paw Later Elementary
612 W North St.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
Meets every Saturday from June 22 – October 12 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Rob Steiner, [email protected]

Riverside Park
3061 Monroe Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Meets every Saturday from June 22 – October 12 @ 7:00 am
You can also type Northern Little League into GPS
Enter the park directly across from the Grand Rapids Home
for Veterans
Contact: Karen Miedema, [email protected]

Southside
Caledonia Community Pavilion
9309 Dobber Wenger
Caledonia, MI 49316
Meets every Saturday from June 22nd – October 12
@ 7:00 am
Contact: Karen Miedema, [email protected]

Zeeland Lakeshore/Holland
Helder Park
3751 104th Ave
Zeeland, MI 49464
Meets by the pickleball courts every Saturday @ 7:00 am, June 22 – October 12 
Contact: Stacy Deters, [email protected]

 


Indianapolis Area

Broad Ripple Group Run
Gazebo at Bill Brink Memorial Garden
The Bike Line at 6520 Cornell Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Meets every Saturday from July 13 – Nov 2 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Phil Larson, [email protected]

DeMotte Group Run
Field of Dreams
750 15th Street SW
Demotte, IN 46310
Meets every Saturday from July 13 – Nov 2 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Tyler Roe, [email protected]

East Indy Group Run
Mozzi's Fieldhouse
2221 W Main St
Greenfield, IN 46140
Trains on Pennsy Trail
Meets every Saturday from July 13 – Nov 2 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Tiffany Applegate, [email protected]

East Peoria, Illinois Group Run
Meets every Saturday from July 13 – Nov 2 @ 7:00 am
Group Run location varies. Contact Julie Dupree for details.
Contact: Julie Dupree, [email protected]

North Indy Group Run
The Gazebo
One Civic Square
Carmel, IN 46032
Trains on the Monon Trail
Meets every Saturday from July 13 – Nov 2 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Rena Reaves, [email protected]

Seymour Group Run
Seymour High School
1350 W 2nd St.
Seymour, IN 47274
Meet in the parking lot
Meets every Saturday from July 13 - Nov 2 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Diana Nolan, [email protected]

South Indy Group Run
Pavilion at Northwest Park
1600 Fry Road
Greenwood, IN 46143
Meets every Saturday from July 13 – Nov 2 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Danita Castor, [email protected]


Kansas City Area

North Kansas City Group Run
Anita Gorman Trail at Smithville Lake
Clay County, Smithville, MO 64089
Meets every Saturday from June 24 – October 14 @ 7:00 AM
Contact: Erik Bayer, 816-806-1665, [email protected]

South East Kansas City Group Run
Little Blue Trace Trail  
4000 S Little Blue Parkway
Independence, MO 64057
Meet on the trail behind the Armed Forces Recruiting Center
Meets every Saturday from June 18 – October 8 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Derek White, [email protected]
Stephen Losey, [email protected]

South West Kansas City Group Run
Heartland Community Church
12175 S. Strang Line Road
Olathe, KS 66062
Meets every Saturday from June 24 – October 14
@ 6:30 AM
Contact: Missy Wolfe, [email protected]
Becca Dawson, [email protected]
Chris Miller, [email protected]

Warrensburg Group Run
First Baptist Church of Warrensburg
1302 S. Maguire St.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Meet in the parking lot
Meets every Saturday from June 23 – October 8
@ 6:30 am
Contact: Janelle Sellman, [email protected]


Los Angeles Area

605 Group Run
Whittier Greenway Trail
Meet at the trail on Lambert and Mills
Meets every Saturday from September 23 – March 9 @ 7:00am
Contact: Teresa Jones, [email protected]

Bakersfield Group Run
River Walk Park
11298 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311
Meets every Saturday from September 23 – March 9 @ 7:00 am (Location changes can occur, email contacts for info) 
Contacts: Jackie Holmes, [email protected]
Chrissy Young, [email protected]

Burbank Group Run
Autrey Museum (in Griffith Park across from LA Zoo entrance)
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Meets every Saturday from September 23, 2023 – March 9, 2024 @ 7:30 am (times will shift earlier with longer miles)
Contact: Suzanne Rigsby, [email protected], 818-422-6577

Crosswalk Church - Redlands Group Run
Hulda Crooks Park
11800 Mountain View Avenue
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Meets every Sunday from September 24, 2023 – March 10, 2023 @ 8:00 am
Contacts:  Ana Gaeta, [email protected], Mike Rhynus, [email protected]

El Dorado Park West - Long Beach Group Run
2800 N. Studebaker Rd. 
Long Beach, CA
Meet near the tennis courts. Parking is free but try to arrive 10-15 min early.
Meets every Saturday from September 23, 2023 –
March 9, 2024 @ 7:00 am (times may change with longer miles)
Contacts: Ron Thomas, [email protected], Dana ("Donna") Sipin, [email protected] (those training for LB and OC races, please reach out to Ron or Dana regarding training dates and times)

Hacienda Heights Group Run - EFCHH
Fletcher Park
3404 Fletcher Park Way
El Monte, CA 91731
Meets every Saturday from September 23, 2023 –
March 9, 2024 @ 10:00 am  
Contacts: Novita Liao, [email protected],
Trinity Gau, [email protected]

LAX Group Run
Westchester - Loyola Village Branch Library (SE Corner of Manchester & Lincoln)
7114 West Manchester Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90045 
Meets every Saturday from September 23, 2023 – March 9, 2024 @ 7:00 am
Special Sauce: Grab Proper Coffee with us after the run!
Contacts: Rickey Lumpkin, [email protected], Patrick Vukovich, [email protected], Grace Nadel, [email protected]

Pasadena/Rose Bowl Stadium
1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Lot D (next to Brookside Golf Course Restaurant)
Pasadena, CA 91103
Meets every Saturday from November 18, 2023 – March 9, 2024 @ 7:30 am
Contacts: Joe Halbert, [email protected]

Rancho Cucamonga Group Run
Central Park - NE Parking Lot
11200 Base Line Rd.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
Meets every Saturday from September 23, 2023 – March 9, 2024 @ 7:00 am
Note: Meet in the parking lot off Milliken Ave.
Contacts: Mitch Rivas, [email protected]

RLA Church Group Run
Norman O. Houston Park
4800 S La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Meets every Saturday from September 23, 2023 – March 9, 2024 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Kimberl Gonzalez, [email protected],
Eda Mena: 310-936-8458,
Karen Bernabe: 323-346-7630,
Monica Guzman: 310-849-0053,
Andi Quezada: 323-595-3675

San Fernando Valley Group Run
Lake Balboa Park
6201 Woodley Ave.
Encino, CA 91436
Meets every Saturday from September 23, 2032 – March 9, 2024 @ 7:30 am (9/30 and 10/7 will meet at Burbank Group Run location)
Contact: Gina Johnson, [email protected]
Shiela Johnson, [email protected]

Santa Barbara Group Run
The Andre Clark Bird Refuge
50 Los Patos Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Meets every Saturday from November 4, 2023 –
March 9, 2024 @ 8:00 am
Contacts: Brianna Hammond,  [email protected]
Jordan Branch, [email protected]


Madison Area

Hometown Park
531 E Verona Ave
Verona, WI 53593
Park in the Verona Ice Arena parking lot. We meet at the shelter halfway between the Ice Arena to the west and the baseball fields to the east.
Meets every Saturday from May 18 – November 2 @ 7:00 am
Contact: Danielle Sill, [email protected]
Check Facebook for updates

 


Milwaukee Area

Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve
511 High Bluff Dr
Grafton, WI 53024
Meets every Saturday @ 7:00 am
Contact: Mike Macejkovic, [email protected], 262-308-7044

 


Nashville Area

Reach out if you're interested in group runs in this area
Contact: Anne, [email protected]


New Jersey

Loantaka Brook Reservation (South Street Parking Lot)
456 South Street 
Morristown, NJ 07960
Meets on Saturday from May to October @ 7:00 am
Subject to change. Please email to confirm time/location.    Contact: Jen Hinger, [email protected]
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New York City Area

Massapequa Group Run
Brady Park/Massapequa Park Senior Center
1000 Lake Shore Dr
Massapequa Park, NY 11762
Meets Saturdays @ 8:00 am
Contact: Shannon Martin, [email protected]

Queens Group Run
Cunningham Park
196-10 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
Meets every Saturday @ 6:00 pm
Contact: Brian Whitaker, [email protected] or
347-274-4165


Orange County Area

Back Bay
2300 University Drive
Costa Mesa, CA
Meets every Saturday from January 7 – April 29 @ 7:30 am
Contact: Jason Cheung, [email protected]

Brea
Birch Street Friends Church parking lot
200 S. Associated Rd
Brea, CA
Meets every Saturday from January 14 – April 29 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Travis, [email protected]

Irvine
Hick's Canyon Elementary School
3817 Viewpark Avenue
Irvine, CA
Meets every Saturday from January 7 – April 29 @7:00 am
Contact: Cheryl Williams, [email protected]

Mission Viejo
La Tierra Elementary
24150 Lindley Street
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Meets every Saturday from January 7 – April 29
@ 7:30 am
Contact: Maysoun Villagracia, [email protected]


Phoenix Area

Central Phoenix
The back parking lot of Orangewood Pres Church
7321 N. 10th St. 
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Meets every Saturday from October 16 – February 5
@ 7:00 am
Contact: Kristin Boorse, [email protected] or Graham Boorse, [email protected]

Tucson
Meet in the dirt lot next to In-n-Out
11545 N Oracle Rd.
Oro Valley, AZ 85755
Meets every Saturday from October 16 – February 5
@ 7:00 am
Contact: Mat Grover, [email protected]


Sacramento

Sacramento Group Run
Garcia Bend Park
7654 Pocket Road
Sacramento, CA 95831
Meets every Saturday during training season @ 7:00 am
Contact: For more information call or text Jill Whitney,
916-606-7767


 


San Antonio Area

Brackenridge Park
Joske Pavilion
2803 Brackenridge Road
San Antonio, TX 78209
Plenty of parking spaces around the pavilion 
Meets every Saturday from November 11 – February 24
@ 7:00 am
Check our Facebook page for potential changes due to weather/staffing/holidays
Contact: Amanda Trigleth, [email protected],
Gordon Smith, [email protected],
Devlon Hogue, [email protected]

Bulverde
5134 Mustang Vista
Bulverde, TX 78163
Meet at the clubhouse in the Hidden Trails neighborhood in Johnson Ranch
Meets every Saturday until February 24 @ 7:00 am
Check our Facebook page for potential changes due to weather/staffing/holidays
Contact: Meagan Flinders, [email protected] or Josh Pierce, [email protected]

O.P. Schnabel Run Group 
O.P. Schnabel Park
9606 Bandera Road,
San Antonio, TX 78250
Meet at the Pavilion near the soccer fields and look for the TWV bow flag
Meets every Saturday from November 11 – February 24 @ 7:00 am
Check our Facebook page for potential changes due to weather/staffing/holidays
Contact: Ellen Gay, [email protected] or
Tammy Go, [email protected]


San Luis Obispo

Bob Jones Trailhead
Ontario Road
Avila Beach, CA
Meets every Saturday @ 7:00 am
Contact: Shawn Pierce, [email protected] or 805-801-9385


 


Seattle Area

Auburn
Game Farm Wilderness Park
2407 Stuck River Dr
Auburn, WA 98092
Meets every Saturday from Dec 30 - April 20 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Joo Hee Lee, [email protected]

Gig Harbor
Old Ferry Landing
2700 Harborview Dr
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Meets every Saturday from Jan 6 – April 20 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Jeremy Porter, [email protected]

Issaquah/Sammamish Area Runners and Walkers
Sammamish State Park Boat Launch Site
4455 E Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE
Issaquah, WA 98029
Make sure to buy your Discovery Pass for parking here.
Meets every Saturday from Jan 6 – April 20 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Kara Stender, [email protected]

Lacey Group Training
Olympic Crest Coffee Roasters
4211 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Park beside the Western Chehalis Trail off Lacey Blvd or in Fred Meyers parking lot across the street.
Coffee and breakfast post-run at the coffee shop!
Meets every Saturday from Dec 30 – April 20 @ 8:30 am
Contact: Laura Christiansen, [email protected]
Linsey Lyons, [email protected]

North Bend, Snoqualmie Runners/Walkers
Cascade Covenant Church
13225 436th Ave SE
North Bend, WA 98045
Meets every Saturday from Dec 30 - April 20 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Kristina Schmitt, [email protected]

Soos Creek Trail
SE 192nd St. & 124th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058
Meets every Saturday from Dec 30 – April 20 @ 8:30 am
Contact: John Hicks, [email protected]

Tacoma - Point Ruston
Meet at the awning by Farrelli’s
5104 Grand Loop
Ruston, WA 98407
Meets every Saturday from Dec 30 – April 20 @ 8:00 am
Contact: Jireh Miller, [email protected]
Matt Algeo, [email protected]

 

 


Twin Cities Area

South Metro
Crystal Lake
1101 Crystal Lake Rd E
Burnsville, MN 55306
Meets every Saturday @ 7:00 am
Contact: Micaella Sipe, [email protected]; Micah Rivera, [email protected]

North Metro
1373 97th Ave NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Meets every Saturday @ 7:00 am
Contact: Christian Stohlmann, [email protected]
Amy Lippert-Hoffman, [email protected] 

Northwest Metro
St. Michael/Albertville Middle School East
4862 Naber Ave. NE
St. Michael, MN 55376
Meets every Saturday @ 7:00 am
Contact: Bobby Walerius, [email protected]

East Metro
Village Shopping Center
1096 Hwy 96 W
Shoreview, MN 55126
Meets every Saturday @ 8:00 am starting April 20
Contact: Rick Tepe, [email protected]

 

West Metro
Lake Rebecca Park Reserve
9831 Rebecca Park Trail
Rockford, MN 55373
Meets every Saturday @ 8:00 am, will move to 7:00 am when school is out & to beat the heat
Contact: Jo Ann Huebsch, [email protected]

Minneapolis
BF Nelson Park (free parking – 24 spots and more
on the main street)
434 NE Main St
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Meets every Saturday at 8:00 am
Contact: Bradley Hofbauer, [email protected]
Caity Will, [email protected];
Marc Cabrera, [email protected]