greater springfield harriers Fast Feet Inc
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About the Greater Springfield Harriers

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 The Greater Springfield Harriers, Inc., is an athletic club focused on the specific sports of track and  field, cross country, long distance running (particularly road
races), and race walking. Founded in  1978, the club is incorporated as a not
for profit organization in the Commonwealth of  Massachusetts and is based in the Greater Springfield, Massachusetts area. The Harriers have several hundred
active members, male and female, of all ages and abilities. 
Membership is open to all upon the payment of annual dues.

 The club is involved in a variety of activities throughout the year including:

A Summer Weekly Race Series
35+ Years
Summer Sizzlers
A Winter Weekly Race Series
38+ Years
Snowstorm Classic
The 10th Oldest Marathon in the U.S.
55 years and counting!
Walter Childs Memorial Race of Champions
Road Races
The Big Fourth 5K
A Summer Weekly Race Series for Kids 15 & Under
Celebrating 50th year in 2018!
Walter W. Childs Sr. Trail Races

The Harriers' endeavor to field competitive teams at various regional and national championships in open, masters and youth divisions.  For instance, the Fast Feet Track Club is the separate youth division of the Harriers which competes regularly in the Junior Olympics and conducts organized practices.

An annual awards banquet is held each year, as well as an annual meeting in January at which the

membership elects a board of directors.  The club is a member of the New England Association of USATF (United States of America Track and Field) the national governing body for the sports in which the Harriers are involved.  The Harriers participate in most of the USATF-New England Championships and many of the USATF National Championships, as both a team and in individual, age related, categories.

The Harriers are unique in that the club owns and operates Fast Feet Inc., a retail specialty store for runners. Fast Feet carries a full line of athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories for every runner and track and field athlete, and is conveniently located in two locations

231 Elm Street, West Springfield, Massachusetts   (413) 734-0955
26 Elm Street, Westfield, Massachusetts  (413) 485-0058