Tri-Valley Front Runners




TVFR on the Run


Thursday Evening Rail Trail Run - Special edition - cross country skiing snowshoeing and snowshoe running.  January 29 at 6:30 PM from the Milford location.  Joe Hamm has two extra pairs of running snowshoes to lend to the first people to ask for them.  More info and sign up.

TVFR Grand Prix Results - Standings for men and women have been updated through the January 25 Dreamfar 10K.

February TVFR Grand Prix Races - RACE Cancer 5K and 5M on February 1 and Hyannis Half Marathon on February 22.

January Race Results - Updated January 26 with the Dreamfar 10K and January 1 with the First Day 5K.

Sunday Soup Runs - Next run February 1 at 9:00 AM.  Meet at Scott Motyka's house in Douglas.  Sign up to run and/or to cook soup for the event.  More info

Boston Tune-Up 15K - The 35th annual event, now named for Frank Nealon, will be held on April 4, 2015.  Online registration is open.  Early Bird discount entry ends February 1.  More info.

Woodland Trail Series - Races will again be held on the last Thursday of the month in June, July and August at 6:00 PM.  Start and finish at West Hill Park (not West Hill Dam); same course as last year.  Field will again be limited to 125 runners, so pre-registration is advised and encouraged. Details and registration links.

Boston Tune-Up Volunteers Needed - We need volunteers for before, during and after the race.  We're also looking for people to bring soup (in crock pots) and baked goods.  Lots of help is needed, so please sign up if you can.

Race Calendar - Have you checked our race calendar lately?  We have numerous listings of local races that may be of interest to TVFR racers.  Updated January 19 with the CCRI 5K.

Soup Photo - 24 attendees at the January 11 Soup Run!

Race Volunteers - Thanks to all TVFR members who helped out in 2014!  See the list, as well as the schedule of volunteer opportunities for 2015.

2015 MRA Race Series - Trail races, triathlons, duathlons and more!  Complete list here or check out the TVFR race calendar.

Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon - Use this link for $5 off registration to either the Half Marathon or 5K on July 11.  Offer expires on January 31.

Douglas Soup Run Maps - Thanks to Scott Motyka, we now have online maps.

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.



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 February 5, 2015 - 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, Marlborough, 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, Westborough, Whitinsville, Wilbraham and Worcester, as well as Bar Harbor, ME; Cumberland, RI; Cumming, GA; Harrisville, RI; Lincoln, RI; Sarasota, FL; Sherwood, OR; Vienna, VA; and West Hartford, CT.

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


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