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Group runs take place year round. Some runners may start earlier for more miles and circle back to the meeting location for the regular start time . If you are interested in joining the group, check out the NERC Facebook page for current information.

If you are coming for the first time, please contact our Group Run Coordinator  to be sure there is not another NERC event going on that may affect turnout.


Time:  (7:30 a.m. Fall thru Spring)  / (7 a.m. Summer Start Time starting May 26, 2017)
Where: Gristmill Plaza | 7596 Fredle Dr. |Concord Twp., Ohio
Pace: All runners and walkers
Distance: Base miles is typically 10 with shorter/longer options. The regular route  includes the Greenway Corridor path/trail in Concord. Additional routes go through Painesville and Chardon(MapleHighlands)
Pace: Currently 7-11 minute miles - open to all paces


Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Chagrin River Park | Reeves Road entrance | Willoughby, Ohio
Pace: All abilities are welcome.
Course and Distance: The park's relatively flat and wide trails are a combination of hard packed dirt and crushed limestone. The simple loops make it easy to do increments of 1,3 and 5 miles in a beautiful setting of trees, fields and the Chagrin River. All of these loops pass the parking lot, so you can come join the group and run any distance you like.
Pace: There will always be a 10-12 min/mile pacer present and walkers are welcome as well.
Click here for a trail map.

Wednesdays - Track Workouts-April 5, 2017 through September

Time: 6:30 p.m.
9150 Chillicothe Road | Kirtland, Ohio
Course and Distance:  Each Wednesday through the end of September you can join friends and work at rekindling or fine tuning your fast twitch muscles for this year's racing season. These free, but valuable, workouts will help you achieve your goals in a very safe, and injury free manner. All you need is an open mind and a little determination. Join coach Rick Webb and the gang to get prepared for a wonderful year filled with many successes. See you at the track!
Pace: All abilities are welcome


Thursdays - Summer Only (June 1 - August 3rd)

Time: 8:00 A.M.
Where: Lake Erie Bluffs | Lane Road entrance | 3301 Lane Road |Perry Township, OH 44081
Course and Distance:  Stroller friendly. The Lake Erie Bluffs offers scenic Lake Erie views on crushed gravel trails. The trails are relatively flat. However, if you're looking for a challenge, there are large hills leading to the beaches which are off the main trail loops. The group is flexible in regards to distances and the trail layout is perfect for beginners. Runners/walkers looking for longer routes can connect the two Lake Erie Bluff entrances via Niagara Rd.
Pace: All abilities, runners and walkers are welcome

Questions? Contact our group run coordinator!

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