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  • Tight Finish In Half Marathon

    Tight Finish In Half Marathon
    HARTFORD — After 12 miles of the NU Hartford Marathon's half marathon, there were three runners in contention. "That last mile, we just kind of killed each other," Harbert Okuti said. Okuti, from Uganda, and Girma Gebre and Dereje Deme of...
  • Matt Pelletier, Erica Jesseman 2014 NU Hartford Marathon Winners

    Matt Pelletier, Erica Jesseman 2014 NU Hartford Marathon Winners
    HARTFORD — Matt Pelletier finished third the first time he ran the marathon in Hartford. He finished second last year. The next logical step was to win, which he did Saturday morning. Pelletier, of West Greenwich, R.I., finished first at the...
  • Matt Pelletier, Erica Jessemen 2014 NU Hartford Marathon Winners

    Matt Pelletier, Erica Jessemen 2014 NU Hartford Marathon Winners
    Matt Pelletier of West Greenwich, R.I., has finished third and second at the NU Hartford Marathon in the past. Saturday, he finally won, in 2:17:02, holding off Gesera Genemo of Ethiopia, who finished second in 2:17:26. Erica Jesseman of Scarborough,...
  • Hartford Marathon Road Closures Will Start Saturday Morning

    Hartford Marathon Road Closures Will Start Saturday Morning
    HARTFORD — Thousands of people will participate in the Northeast Utilities Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon on Saturday, and numerous roads will be closed along the routes starting at 7:30 a.m. The race starts at 8 a.m. in downtown Hartford....
  • Hartford Marathon Allows Runner To Fulfill Special Promise

    Hartford Marathon Allows Runner To Fulfill Special Promise
    Before Phil Ambard deployed to Afghanistan, he told his wife, Linda, that he wanted her to finish her goal of running 50 marathons in 50 states. If by chance anything happened to him, he said, it would be something positive for her to strive for, and a...
  • Hartford Marathon Unveils Mobile App

    Hartford Marathon Unveils Mobile App
    HARTFORD – The Hartford Marathon Foundation has created its first ever mobile app that allows runners and spectators to stay up to date on the event's schedule, registration information, maps and all the latest social media news.  The free app...
  • Hartford Marathon Deals

    Hartford Marathon Deals
    If you're a runner or a fan heading to the NU Hartford Marathon,Saturday, be sure to check out the deals, freebies and discounts at area restaurants, clubs and attractions. (Be sure to read the fine print. Some offers are for marathon participants only...
  • Marathon Man Michael Wardian Never Seems To Stop

    Marathon Man Michael Wardian Never Seems To Stop
    Michael Wardian is pretty busy over the next month. But when is he not? Wardian, an ultrarunner from Arlington, Va., will run the NU Hartford Marathon Saturday for the third time. Last weekend, he finished the Twin Cities Marathon in Minnesota in 2:...
  • Switzer, Barker Discuss Their Roles As Running Pioneers

    HARTFORD – Kathrine Switzer and Molly Barker sat at the same table Thursday night in the corner of the room at the Hartford Hilton, feeding off each other's energy. The two women have a lot of it. Switzer, who ran the Boston Marathon in 1967...
  • Outdoors Calendar

    RUNNING OCT. 11: NU Hartford Marathon, half marathon, marathon team relay, 5K, Kids-K, Bushnell Park, Hartford, 8 a.m., hartfordmarathon.com, 860-652-8866. SHOOTING EVENTS OCT. 12: Turkey shoot, 9 a.m., Wethersfield Game Club. 860-841-4909 ( Sundays...
  • CT Weekend Includes Garlic, Chili, Project Runway, Marathon And More

    You can put pounds on and take them off all in one weekend as Connecticut gets ready for a marathon, a garlic fest, a couple of chili competitions and more. The more includes the North Central Agency on Aging’s 40th anniversary gala today, Oct 9,...