Group Activities

Please not that effective April 1, 2018 the Georgetown Runners as a formal organization is no longer constituted. We continue to meet informally on Sundays and new runners are welcome to join us.

Our main run is Sundays:
8:15 a.m. Bao Institute (formerly Atlantis Athletics) 232 Guelph Street, Georgetown

After our runs we meet, along with former members of the club, in the food court at the Georgetown Mall at 10:00. You are always free to come join us.

Other available runs:

Feet in Motion Runners:
6:30 p.m Halton Hills Library, 9 Church Street, Georgetown

Saturdays 8:00 a.m.
Silver Creek Cafe, 112 Main Street, Georgetown
Contact Christine Thrush:

Hungry Hollow Trail Runners;
Meet Wednesday Evenings and Saturday mornings at changing locales
Facebook page:

For more information, you can contact Jim Baidacoff:

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Egg Nog Jog 2016

It was another fabulous race day, even the weather co-operated! Thanks to everyone who came to the race, we hope you had a good time. We appreciate all the people who help make this a wonderful event! The winners are posted on our Facebook page at

Full race results can be found at:

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Speaker Series

All workshops will be held in the Studio at the Georgetown Cultural Centre, 9 Church Street.

Time is 7:30 – 8:30 pm.

Wednesday March 11 – Yoga – This is a full participation workshop. Bring your own Yoga Mat –presented by Amy Wilford

Wednesday March 25 – Injury Prevention – Identifying and Correcting Muscle Imbalances using Strength Training – presented by Dan Walinga

Thursday April 2 To be Re-scheduled – Demystifying Shoes – What Shoe is Right for Me. Gerry will also discuss how you can transition from one type of shoe to another safely – presented by Gerry Ross – Stay tuned for new date.

Wednesday April 15 – Facilitated Stretching – Runners need to stretch but sometimes they aren’t as effective as they could be. Leslie will explain and demonstrate facilitated stretching using participant volunteers – presented by Leslie Spicer

Cost is $10 for non-members but is included in the Georgetown Runners Club membership.

If you’re interested in the speaker series it might be wise to join the club.
We’ll have applications available on Wednesday. Club membership remains $40.
Anyone who joins after March 1, 2015 will get a nice surprise – your membership won’t expire until June 30, 2016.

To join, please contact

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The President’s Welcome to the G’town Runners 2012

The loneliness of the long distance runner is a myth that is generally malicious and unfounded. Joining a running club is an idea that is too often rejected based in part on this myth and in part on the idea that ‘the whole business will hurt too much’. True improvement will, at times, require desperate determination, but the effort also makes one grateful to every sense. Whether a novice runner wincing at the thought of trundling around the block, or an experienced runner who would like to improve, the community of a club will help.

This club has a history reaching back to 1983 when it was formed in response to the need for a local running track. Since then it has contributed to helping hundreds of runners meet their personal goals – John competing in triathlons at the international level, Joe flying through 500 marathons, Kirsten training for her first Ironman and Sandra training for her first half. The obvious point is that with focus , encouragement and support you too will soon be adding your piece to our collective living history.

To consolidate your running success the club offers Sunday runs in the hills of Halton and Tuesday track directed by Jim at the high school. From this association groups of members enter races both internationally grand and rewardingly local. Boston, Around The Bay and, Spring into Motion await.

The annual climax for the G’town Runners season, however, is our own 10K plus race, the December Egg Nog Jog ably directed this year by Duncan and Mauro. Here you can complete all your childhood dreams by becoming a volunteer parking attendant , an emcee or even a rock star! Each year the effort of the club and other volunteers has allowed us to donate in excess of $5000 to local charities.

So, welcome again to running with us. May the road in front of you be smooth and may you be eager for the hopeful promise of the day.

Yours in friendship,

Add comment July 26th, 2012

Who We Are

The Georgetown Runners (GR) are a group of local runners in Georgetown, Ontario, CANADA who meet at Atlantis Athletics Family Fitness at Guelph Street and Mountainview at 8 AM Sunday mornings. Various groups run different distances for runs lasting 45-90 minutes. We all meet afterwards for coffee and snacks at LaVita Cafe. We also meet Thursday evenings at 7:00 at the Gellert Centre 10241 Eighth Line (Argyle Street and 8th Line). In the summer, we host track training Tuesday nights 7:00 pm at Georgetown District High School. Smaller groups meet at other times and locations during the week for social or training runs. ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US AT ANY TIME.

Our current members vary in fitness levels from the novice who is just beginning a new running/fitness program, to the more seasoned athlete who has been running for many years.

We also raise money for local charities through our annual Egg Nog Jog — a fund-raising event and 10.8 m. run held at Terra Cotta Conservation Area in mid December. There is also a One-Mile Smile Mile run for children.

Many of our GR members go beyond running to challenge themselves in other athletic events such as cycling, swimming and cross-country skiing. Some members have even travelled world-wide to participate in races in the Arctic, Europe, triathlons, Ironman competitions, and ultramarathons. We have Boston Marathon qualifiers who are very enthusiastic about sharing their experiences with others.

We also have a member who is a Registered Nutritional Consultant Practitioner and is willing to help you with your personal goals and needs in that area.

All work and no socialising produces very dull (and tired) runners — this is why we believe in a balanced training regime. We do this through non-competitive and social activities and a yearly out of town or province event. In the past we have travelled to Cape Breton, Banff, and New Hampshire for 24 hour relays or sometimes we will go on a fun weekend getaway at a member’s cottage in Northern Ontario or get together for an evening social.

May 19th, 2011



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