January 5, 2014
Coming in 26th is Michael Presti of Manchester in the 22nd running of the annual Officer Brian A. Aselton Memorial Snow Dash 5K Road Race sponsored by the East Hartford Parks and Recreation Department and the East Hartford Police Department. Approximately 350 runners were expected to participate in the race that is run in tribute to Officer Brian A. Aselton, who was killed in the line of duty Jan. 23, 1999. The road race, which began in 1993, was renamed in his honor after his death. Proceeds from the race benefit the Officer Brian A. Aselton Memorial Scholarship Fund and the East Hartford Police Child Safety and Crime Prevention programs. In 2013, $6,928 was raised with $3,464 going to each fund. (RICK HARTFORDemail@example.com)B583442892Z.1/hc-roadrace-0105.