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StatewideThe Hartford Marathon Foundation is accepting nominations for this year's ING Hartford Marathon Elite Inspiration Team. To celebrate the 20th running of the ING Hartford Marathon, Saturday, October 12 in Hartford, the 2013 Elite Inspiration Team will...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Arts and Culture, Running, Ceremonies
READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Marathon Foundation And Olde Burnside Brewing Company Host Ten Penny Ale Shamrock DuathlonStatewideThe Hartford Marathon Foundation is pleased to host the 16th annual Ten Penny Ale Shamrock Duathlon & 3.3 on Sunday, May 19, and extend its relationship with title sponsor Olde Burnside Brewing Company. More than 750 athletes are expected to participate...
Tags: Running, Sports, Road Running, Entertainment Events, Duathlon
Lori Riley, The Courant's running writer, is a veteran of many Boston Marathons. Here is her personal account of what happened on Monday: We had just finished up the press conferences Monday and I was sitting down to write my story about the 117th...
We had just finished up the press conferences Monday and I was sitting down to write my story about the 117th Boston Marathon. My friend Glenn Jordan of the Portland Press-Herald was sitting next to me, writing his story about Joan Benoit Samuelson...
The Hartford CourantWith the UConn Blue-White Spring Football Game set to kick off Saturday at Rentschler Field, stadium officials conferred with security personnel to outline a plan Monday. But by the end of the day, the plan was set to change. Explosions near the...
The Hartford CourantThe event that inspired it was a tragedy like nothing the state had seen before, but the mood at the first Sandy Hook Run for the Families Saturday morning was one of celebration, triumph and hope. A record-breaking 15,000 runners took part in the...
Tags: Dannel P. Malloy , Running, Sports, Pedro E. Segarra, Old State House
The Hartford CourantScott Sutter wanted to be a fighter pilot since he was 6 years old. When he arrived at The Citadel in South Carolina in the late '90s, he decided that he wanted to go into Special Forces, specializing in high-risk military missions. Then he discovered...
Tags: AEG, September 11, 2001 Attacks, XL Center, Sports, Running
The Hartford Marathon Foundation has a new event, the Run for Sandy Hook 5K, which will take place March 23 at Western Connecticut State University. All the proceeds from the race will go to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund, administered by the United...
The Hartford CourantMary Haines once got a javelin for her birthday. It was a 7-foot regulation javelin, almost 2 feet taller than Haines was. At the time, Haines was 83 years old. A familiar sight on the state road racing circuit, Haines wanted to learn how to throw the...
The Hartford CourantHARTFORD – Every runner has a story. Here are some from Saturday's ING Hartford Marathon: Justin Ordway of Southbury is 10 years old. He runs once a week with a group from his travel soccer team, but he also plays travel basketball and baseball,...
Marathon Top 10 men: 1. Abiyot Endale, Ethiopia, 2:15:35 (old record, 2:16:33, Moses Kemboi, 2005); 2. Mathew Kiplagat, Kenya, 2:17:53; 3. Matt Pelletier, West Greenwich, R.I., 2:19:33; 4. Chris Zablocki, Essex, 2:20:11; 5. Jared Burdick, Manlius, N.Y.,...
Abiyot Endale of Ethiopia won the ING Hartford Marathon in a record 2:15:35 Saturday morning and Hilary Dionne of Charlestown, Mass. was the women's winner (2:40:34), shaving eight minutes of her personal best. Mathew Kiplagat of Kenya, who won the...
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