Youth Information Page

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GLRR Youth Team Mission Statement

“To be the youth club of choice for those seeking a safe,
respectful, and positive community to develop as an athlete and
as an individual”

If you have any questions regarding the 2017 youth program, please contact Joe Ferris. (email ( or,  call, or text  (978-390-4717))

Please note that this is a program to develop athletes to potentially compete in meets while representing GLRR.

Registration is now open!

Please utilize the link below to access the 2018 registration form. Please complete and either email to me at or mail it to me at 196 Apache Way, Tewksbury, Ma. 01876

2018- GLRR Youth Registration form and policy (available soon)

We welcome ages 7-16

Please contact Coach Joe Ferris for details. ( or 978-390-4717)

Here is the latest staffing update for the GLRR youth team.

Joe Ferris, Youth Director/Head Coach/rookies,relay teams, individual coaching)

Maureen Pellegrini, Assistant Coach (strength and conditioning)

Kevin Cormier, Assistant Coach

Annette Casco, Lead Recruiter and Fundraising Team Leader

Melissa Kelleher, Recruiter and Fundraiser (Annette’s team)

Marianne Hall, Recruiter and Fundraiser ”

Tracey Harding, Statistician

Amy and Owen Evans, Race Day Assistants

Sandy Brown, Medical Consultant (nurse)

Juli Hunt, Medical Assistant (physical therapist)


GLRR 2016 Awards

The Greater Lowell Road Runners recently presented their 2016 awards at their monthly meeting in Chelmsford.

Three members of the GLRR youth team were among those honored.

Co-captain Makayla Paige, from Tewksbury, was named the club’s Female Runner of the Year. Among Paige’s achievements in 2016 was finishing first overall at the Massachusetts state middle school cross country meet.  She also finished sixth in the nation at the National Indoor T&F Championships in New York in March.

Kimmie Harding, from Dunstable, was named the club’s Female Youth Runner of the Year.  In Harding’s first year, she finished third in the state meet in her grade and had the third highest finish ever for a GLRR youth runner at the Junior Olympic finals in Alabama in December.

Colin Kirn, from Andover, was was Male Youth Runner of the Year.  Colin first in his age category in New England in the 800-meter run for the 2016 track season. He also was a member of two GLRR relay teams that earned medals at the National Outdoor T&F Championships in Pennsylvania in June.