Get to Know Your Running Clubs - Georgian Triangle

Get to Know Your Running Clubs - Georgian Triangle Running Club

In this edition of Get To Know Your Running Clubs we spoke with Nick Brindisi, a member of the Georgian Triangle Running Club and an ultrarunner who is happiest running in the mountains, coaching and inspiring. You'll find the Georgian Triangle Running Club running mostly around Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, and the Blue Mountains.

Want to learn more about them? Read on!

Hi, Nick! Tell us a bit about your club history, how long has the club been around?

Established in 2012 to bring together diverse groups of runners, trail, road and track. We provide running fellowship and social interaction as well as act as a resource for training, races, community events etc.

Tell us a bit about your members! What level of runners do you cater to?

We cater to runners of all abilities from ab initio learn to run programs to advanced elite runners.

Are your group runs mostly casual or more structured workouts?

Mix of casual runs and structured workouts, but mostly casual runs.

Any cost to be a member/join?

$30 per annum.

Is your group affiliated with any events?

Collingwood Half Marathon & 10K is our official club race. Also we organize a YMCA-based fun run called Move Collingwood

 Any cool routes/ favourite areas to run in your city that you would like to recommend to other runners? Why do you like those?

We have several road routes in and outside of Collingwood but we love running on the escarpment and Bruce Trail routes. We have the ability to incorporate many segments of the North Face ECS 50 mile course on top of Blue Mountain.

Do you have any favourite local races? Outside of anything that you're affiliated with of course :)

Metcon Blue OCR, North Face Endurance Challenge Series, 5 Peaks Series, and Orillia Snowflake Series.

Anything else that we should know?

The Georgian Triangle host some of the best running routes & trails in the province and has attracted many liked minded running athletes to the area to train or just enjoy the scenery. The Georgian Triangle Running Club (GTRC) aims to unite these individuals though a common passion of running as well as align their interests to further the development of running-based initiatives in the area.

Want to learn more?

Want to connect with the Georgian Triangle Running Club, or just learn a bit more about them? Check out their information below:

Website | Facebook

Looking for runs around Toronto?

You can find a full list of runs and races happening around Toronto at www.runguides.com/toronto/runs

Published on Jul 07, 2017