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  • For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations

     For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations
    HARTFORD — Among the runners from around the world who participated in the 21st annual NU Hartford Marathon Saturday, Jaclyn Marino, 33, of Berlin, was a first-time finisher. After having two children, Marino began exercising to lose her baby...
  • On The Fly

    There will be no more salsa dancing in the end zone this season, not after Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tore the patellar tendon in his right knee while trying to catch an Eli Manning pass against the Eagles in the third quarter Sunday night. Cruz had...
  • With Forum, Donovan And Marathon, Hartford Was Hopping

    With Forum, Donovan And Marathon, Hartford Was Hopping
    If you arrived in town from outer space last weekend, your first thought was, "Wow, this place is cooking." On Thursday night, Charles M. Blow, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Karl Rove packed The Bushnell at The Connecticut Forum on the nation's broken...
  • 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...
  • AIDS CT Hosts Runway Fundraiser With Mondo Guerra

    Hartford area designer style and television fashion celebrities teamed up in Hartford Saturday for the 2nd annual "WE CAN With Mondo Guerra" fundraiser benefiting AIDS Connecticut. Guerra, a contestant and winner on Lifetime Network's 'Project Runway'...
  • 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...
  • 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...