Training Groups

We have a wide variety of runners in our club. Why run alone? Join one of our group runs!

  • Contact the Leader as locations and times may vary.
  • Want your training group listed on the SARC website?  Contact us!
Pre-SARC Meeting Group Run
Second Tuesday of the Month. Show up at 5:30 pm at the main parking lot at Sand Run Park when the meeting is held at Shady Hollow or Mingo Pavilion. Distance and pace varies depending on who shows up; fall in with other SARC members and set your own pace and distance. Just remember, if you run too long, you’ll miss the food!
SARC Sunday Morning Runners
8 am - Sand Run Park - Group runs between an 8-9 min mile pace. Contact Diane Perriello for more information.
Crooked River Trail Runners
Every Thursday at 6:30pm at various locations in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The mission behind the group is to promote friendship and fitness while enjoying the beauty of nature. The group runs all year round, yes, even the cold Ohio winters, and includes runners from age 10 to 70 years old. Visit the Facebook Group page for more info.
Portage Lakes Running Club
Meeting times vary. Runs posted on Facebook Group page.
TNGR (Tuesday Night Group Run) - as the name suggests, TNGR is an informal group who run trails throughout the CVNP on Tuesday evenings. Occasionally, there are brief jaunts across connector road. Pace is usually determined by who shows up and who knows the course but all ages and paces welcome, regardless. Visit the Facebook Group page for more info.
Happy Trails : running 25K or less
Run and learn the trails. Includes some of the ultra runners that want a group that is slower and shorter than their long days for taper/recovery. All skill levels are welcome! Visit the Facebook Group page for more info.
Northeast Ohio Fit
Visit the Facebook Group page for schedule.
Vertical Runner
Multiple runs of all distances and times. Visit the Facebook Group page or website for information.
Fleet Feet - Wednesdays
Northfield training runs – ALL levels, averaging 3-6 miles. Wednesdays, starting at the store at 6 pm. 
Fleet Feet - Sundays
Northfield Sunday Morning Trail runs for all levels; mileage varies. Starting at the store at 8 am
Fairlawn Early Early Group
Every Wednesday morning at 4:50am SHARP from Sand Run / Revere parking lot. Pace between 6:45 and 7:15 per mile. Contact Jim Chaney for details.