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Manchester Road Race

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  • Land Trust Continuing To Improve The Cheney Rail Trail

    The Manchester Land Conservation Trust continues to make improvements to the 1-mile portion of the historic Cheney Rail Trail that it owns. The most recent change came in November, when the group used a grant from the Manchester Road Race committee to...
  • Santa brings joy to downtown

    The town of Manchester continued the Christmas tradition of the Annual Downtown Tree Lighting on Dec.4. Many residents filled the lawn at St. James Church to get a chance to meet Santa and other cheerful characters. "It's another great Manchester...
  • Manchester Road Race Honors Runners Who Have Participated For Decades

    Manchester Road Race Honors Runners Who Have Participated For Decades
    When longtime runners in the Manchester Road Race explain why they participate every year, the word "tradition" is often used. "My father used to take us all on Thanksgiving morning, and we used to go to watch the race — from the time I was 4 years...
  • Olympic Marathoner Deena Kastor To Visit West Hartford Friday

    Olympic Marathoner Deena Kastor To Visit West Hartford Friday
    WEST HARTFORD — Distance running legend Deena Kastor has planned a visit to the Fleet Feet store Friday, and all are welcome to run with the Olympic idol. "Everybody in the sport just reveres her," said Caitlin Cunningham, training program...
  • On The Fly: To Us, He's Shabazz; Chris Bosh Has Other Ideas

    On The Fly: To Us, He's Shabazz; Chris Bosh Has Other Ideas
    Shabazz Napier played on two national champions and has impressed as a rookie with the Miami Heat. But he is still a rookie, as are some teammates. Last month Chris Bosh said, "They don't have a name. I'm bringing that back. Call me old school. Even the...
  • Recovery and inspiration lead Phil Valentine to Appalachian Trail

    Phil Valentine, of Manchester, has been involved in helping others overcome drug addiction for years. His own story of recovery from addiction and cancer is leading him to conquer the Appalachian Trail next year. Valentine is the executive director of the...
  • On The Fly: Fourth Field Hockey Title For UConn

    On The Fly: Fourth Field Hockey Title For UConn
    UConn won its second straight NCAA field hockey championship with a 1-0 victory over Syracuse Sunday at the University of Maryland. Junior Mckenzie Townsend scored the only goal off a penalty corner in the first half, and redshirt freshman goalkeeper Nina...
  • On The Fly: Patriots-Packers Should Be A Fun Battle

    On The Fly: Patriots-Packers Should Be A Fun Battle
    The Patriots are at the Packers Sunday, which should be a good one. Yahoo Sports' power rankings have the Patriots (9-2) No. 1 and the Packers (8-3) No. 2. Super Bowl preview? We're a long way from that, but you never know. If the Patriots do win Sunday,...
  • A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race

    A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race
    MANCHESTER — In the first few years of her running career, Cynthia (Wadsworth) Lorenzoni did her best to not run on roads. "I hid in the woods," Lorenzoni said. "Nobody saw me running. Women weren't running then. It was weird. And I was in high...
  • Snowy Forecast A Challenge For Manchester Race Organizers

    Snowy Forecast A Challenge For Manchester Race Organizers
    MANCHESTER — If the time line for an expected snowstorm stays true to the forecast, runners in the Manchester Road Race won't be dashing through the snow on Thanksgiving Day. Forecasters say 6 to 10 inches of snow is possible from Wednesday into...
  • A Healthy Burfoot Ready For 52nd Manchester Road Race

    A Healthy Burfoot Ready For 52nd Manchester Road Race
    MANCHESTER — Amby Burfoot made history last November when he ran his 51st consecutive Manchester Road Race. But other than a few brief moments on Main Street, the race's most famous runner and nine-time champion didn't get to truly embrace the...