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  • On The Fly: Pettiness by Alabama, OK'd By NCAA

    Gaining traction on Twitter and elsewhere is the story of Daisha Simmons. She started her basketball career at Rutgers, transferred to Alabama and wanted to transfer to Seton Hall to finish her career as a post-graduate student. The reason: Her brother is...
  • Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry

    Legendary Runners Slow Down Long Enough To Marry
    They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson. They knew each other as statistics. Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...
  • A Convergence Of Pro Sports On Greater Hartford Soil

    A Convergence Of Pro Sports On Greater Hartford Soil
    Nutmeggers are proud to cheer on our dual National Champion UConn Huskies and go to a minor league game or two, but there's nothing like sitting in the stands as the best professional athletes in the world face off. Well, dig out those jerseys,...
  • John Kelley Statue Unveiled In Mystic

    MYSTIC — Geoff Smith, the 1984 and 1985 Boston Marathon champion, made his first pilgrimage to Mystic in June to honor the late John J. Kelley. But when he arrived in town and saw nothing at his destination after driving from Massachusetts, he...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Marathon Foundation's Women's Triathlon

    Since 2000, USA Triathlon's female membership has grown from 27 percent to almost 37 percent of their total members due partly to the growth of women's-only events like the Hartford Marathon Foundation's Women's Triathlon. The annual Farmington...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Somers Great Escape Road Race Celebrates Its 15th Birthday

    Starting from humble beginnings, The Somers Great Escape Road Race has become a destination race, attracting runners from all over New England, New York and beyond to enjoy a beautiful autumn morning running past the meadows and horse farms of Somers....
  • Manchester 5K To Benefit Parkinson's Research

    MANCHESTER — A 5K road race to benefit Parkinsons's disease research is set for Saturday evening. Corey's Catsup & Mustard 5K Run & Charity Walk, co-hosted by the local restaurant and the Hartford Marathon Foundation, is to benefit the Michael J....
  • Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K

    Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K
    HARTFORD — Last August, Kevin Brandon beat Scott Mindel to win the Corporate 5K in downtown Hartford. Thursday night, the outcome was reversed. Mindel outkicked Brandon in the last 200 meters to win the annual summer race in 15 minutes, 37 seconds....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Rotary Awards Rotaract President Brennden Colbert

    Brennden Colbert was recognized for his outstanding year as the first President of Rotaract at Capital Communnity College (CCC), bringing in ten new members. Brennden's amazing leadership resulted in his club supporting many Rotary efforts this past...
  • Lori Riley: Wheelchair Athlete Takes On The Obstacles In Cross Country Race

     Lori Riley: Wheelchair Athlete Takes On The Obstacles In Cross Country Race
    WALLINGFORD — Right after Shane Mosko made it over the nine-foot wall, the second obstacle in the Gaylord Gauntlet 5K race, his wheelchair broke. That was just another obstacle for Mosko, who is paralyzed from the waist down, and his group of...
  • Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand

     Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand
    Erin Spaulding was in the middle of training for a half-marathon when one day at work, a 350-pound cabinet came loose from the wall above her desk and fell on her head. That was in 2010. Three years later, she did get to run her half-marathon, at...