Here is a great group run article if you are thinking of joining a group run but just aren’t sure.
All paces and levels welcome.
Distances will vary.
NOTE: Please arrive a few minutes early as the group will leave promptly at the time posted.
- 5:30 AM @ Ironton Rail Trail, 3853 Chestnut Street, Whitehall. [Directions]
Meet at the trailhead parking lot near Sheetz. Bring headlamps.
Distance: Up to 6 miles. Run leader: Alissa.
- 5:30 AM Bethlehem – Meet at Sands Outlet, Area D1 of parking lot.
They will take you back at 6:30 and head out to complete more miles.
Distance: 6-10 miles. Run leader: Heather.
- 5:30 AM/6:00 AM @ Allentown Rose Garden, Parkway & 30th Streets.
Meet in the parking lot of Recreation Building. Flats @ 5:30 and then up, up up HILLS @ 6:00. Work at your pace. Up to 45 minutes. Run leader: Leslie.
- NEW LOCATION 10/315:45 PM @ Muhlenberg College – Meet in front of the stadium gates off Liberty Street by the Muhlenberg gymnasium. The area is well-lit and safe. [Directions]
Making Strides – Women’s-only speed and strength workout. Distance: 4-5 miles, includes warm-up and cool down. There is also a group of women who will do walking “speed” intervals. See Facebook page for more details and updates. NEW** Pat Garin will lead a 12-16 minute pace group for 3-4 mile distance**
- 5:15 AM @ Muhlenberg College track
Enter through gate at 24th/Liberty streets. Speed workout. Run leader: Michael.
Thursday (Happy Thanksgiving)
- 5:30 AM Bethlehem – Meet at Sands Outlet – Area D1 of parking lot.
Chutes and Ladders – Hills, stairs and repeat.
Distance: Up to 6 miles. Run leader: Heather
- 5:30 AM /6:00 AM @ Trexler Park off Springhouse Rd. [Directions]
Located on Springhouse Rd which can be accessed via Cedar Crest (turn onto Broadway then onto Spring house) or Tilghman St. turning onto Springhouse near Wegmans). Distance: Up to 5 miles. Paces: 9-11 min/mile. Run leader: Leslie.
:45 PM @ Lehigh Parkway – (Meet near the white barn) [Directions]
Distance: 3-4 miles. Cecilia Klager will lead a 12-16 minute pace group
- 5:30 AM @ Ironton Rail Trail, 3853 Chestnut Street, Whitehall. [Directions] Meet at the trailhead parking lot near Sheetz. Bring headlamps. Distance: Up to 6 miles. Run leader: Alissa.
- 6:00 AM – Red Covered Bridge, Lehigh Parkway – [Directions]
Bring hydration and nutrition. Distance: Varies. Paces: Avg. 9-10 min/mile but accommodate all. Run Leaders: Lisa/Leslie. (Up to 10 miles)
- 7:00 AM – Red Covered Bridge, Lehigh Parkway [Directions] 1325 Oxford Dr, Allentown 18103 for GPS.We are walkers, striders and runners. We won’t leave you behind. Average pace 11-15 min. (Run and Run/Walk) Run Leader: Donna.
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8:00 am – Rodale South Mountain Gateway Trail parking lot off of Klines Rd in Emmaus. Mostly streets in the winter months and Gateway trail weather permitting. Pace: 10 min average. Odd date = 6-8 mile run. Even date = Speed or Hill training (Anita and Allison)