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  • She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her

    She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her
    HARTFORD — Marj Sasiela is under hospice care. Back in January, it was not certain that she would be still be around now. She is 75 and the cancer that first attacked her in 1996 is back with a vengeance, wreaking havoc with her body. So what...
  • They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love

    They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love
    Scott Mindel was running to jump a Southwest flight to Chicago immediately after finishing ninth at the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon. After beating the Olympic Trials qualifying time on a chilly, rainy Saturday morning, Katie Edwards was waiting for her...
  • 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 Unveils Mobile App

    Hartford Marathon Unveils Mobile App
    HARTFORD РThe 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 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • YMCA: Celebrate the champions in your life

    When you think "champion," who comes to mind? The Boston Red Sox, the UConn Huskies? Most of us correlate "champion" with competitive athletes who are honored for rising to the top of their professions. The accomplishments of athletes are "celebrated"...