Tri-Valley Front Runners




TVFR on the Run


Woodland Trail Series - The field has been expanded to 125 spots, of which 108 have been filled as of noon on July 28.  Please register online if you want to be assured of a spot.  Race page.

July Race Results - Updated July 28 with the Back on My Feet Urban Ultra, July 27 with the Tough Mountain Challenge, July 26 with the Goat Hill 7K and Casco Bay 4-Miler, July 25 with the Marathon Sports 5-Miler, July 21 with the East End 5-Miler, July 19 with the Utica Boilermaker 5K, July 17 with the Tiki Trail Run, July 15 with the Narragansett Half Marathon, July 14 with the Golden Gate 50K and the Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon, July 13 with the Narragansett 10K, July 8 with the Needham July 4 5K and July 4 with the Bridgton 4 on the 4th.

TVFR Grand Prix Results - Standings for men and women have been updated through the July 26 Goat Hill 7K.

New Race Photo - Added July 27: Sarah Parks at the Tough Mountain Challengeley.

Second Annual Dam Cure Run - Saturday, October 11.  This 4-mile trail run benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  Registration is now open. More info.

Larry Olsen 10K, August 16 - Call for Volunteers - Please sign up if you can help us out - many tasks need to be filled.  Further information on the sign-up page.

August TVFR Grand Prix Races - Running with the Wolves 10K on August 13 and Larry Olsen 10K on August 16.

Monday Night Group Runs - Next run July 28 at Hopedale Pond, 6:15 pm. Sign up and directions.

Tuesday Evening Rail Trail/Pub Runs - Next run July 29, 7:00 PM.  Sign up and more info.

Wednesday Night Track Workouts - Next session July 30 at the Milford High School track.  Sign up and infoResults from the last workout.

Larry Olsen 10K, August 16 - Registration is now open.  New this year: a kids dash with bibs and ribbons for all!  Race info.

September TVFR Grand Prix Races - Walpole Labor Day 5K and 10K on September 1 and Live 4 Evan 5K in Hopkinton on September 6.

Frank Nealon, 1928-2014 - On May 26, TVFR and the greater running community lost one of their own.  Frank Nealon, 85, a loyal husband, father, grandfather, runner and ever present friend to many of us will always be remembered with reverence for his kind and giving persona and uncompromising truthful and loving character and tireless work ethic.  Please keep Frank's family and his many friends in your thoughts. Photo, obituary and 2012 New England Runner article .

TVFR Shirts and Singlets - Club members, do you own a TVFR shirt or singlet with which to display your club pride?  Or maybe you're still wearing an old maroon or purple shirt?  In either case, now might be a good time to consider the purchase of a new shirt.  Check out the current design here.

October TVFR Grand Prix Races - Craig LeClaire/Rich Vacca Memorial Trail Race on October 12.  Second race TBA.

Race Calendar - Have you checked out our race calendar lately?  We have numerous listings of local races - now through December - that may be of interest to TVFR racers.



The Tri-Valley Front Runners (TVFR) is a 30-year-old running club representing and welcoming male and female runners of all ages and abilities from many eastern and central Massachusetts towns.  Members determine their level of commitment to running and choose from many training and social opportunities to achieve it. TVFR organizes and participates in an array of running events, from local road races (5k to the marathon), fun runs, trail runs, track work outs, group training runs, and more.  We invite you to take a look around our website. We're sure that you will find something for you. Whatever your reason for running, TVFR has the match for you.

TVFR meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  Minutes available here.  These meetings are open to all members.  The next meeting is:

Monthly Meeting August 7, 2014 - PINZ in Milford

The annual dues are $15.00 per year for an individual and $20.00 per year for a family. There are two ways to register your individual or family club membership.  For information regarding membership, you may go to our membership page and print out a form to mail to the TVFR, or register online.   If you have any questions feel free to contact us by email.


Communities and Club Officers

Representing the Massachusetts towns of Bellingham, Blackstone, Boston, Charlestown, Douglas, Dover, Enfield, Foxboro, Framingham, Franklin, Grafton, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Marlboro, Medway, Mendon, Milford, Millis, Millville, Natick, Norfolk, North Grafton, North Uxbridge, Northbridge, Oxford, Pepperell, Plainville, Raynham, Shrewsbury, South Grafton, South Upton, Sutton, Townsend, Upton, Uxbridge, Webster, Wellesley, Westborough, Whitinsville, Wilbraham and Worcester, as well as Bar Harbor, ME; Cumberland, RI; Harrisville, RI; Lincoln, RI; Sarasota, FL; Sherwood, OR; Vienna, VA; and West Hartford, CT.

President - Joe Hamm
Vice President - Chris Kivior
Treasurer - Mike Nixon
Secretary - Jill Duhaime
Race Timing Captain - Gary Atlas
Photographs - Ted Tyler
Website - Rawson Chaplin
Membership - Marie Paturzo
Grand Prix Director - Jackie Kelley
Uniform Coordinator - Kristen Legendre


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