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  • 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...
  • Geno Auriemma Spends Pre-Selection Morning At Middlesex Chamber Breakfast

    Geno Auriemma Spends Pre-Selection Morning At Middlesex Chamber Breakfast
    Before the No. 1 ranked UConn women's basketball team finds out its NCAA Tournament destination and opponent tonight,  coach Geno Auriemma reflected on the Huskies' undefeated regular season season at the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce breakfast...
  • Connecticut's Legacy Of Champions

    Someone once called Connecticut the "Bleeding Kansas" of sports, because its loyalties are bitterly divided between North and South, though in this case the Yankees are to the south. The state is split between Yankee and Red Sox fans, as well as fans of...
  • Triumph Over Tragedy: First Sandy Hook Run Draws Thousands

    Triumph Over Tragedy: First Sandy Hook Run Draws Thousands
    The 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...
  • Boston Blasts Prompt Rentschler Officials To Re-Examine Security For Blue-White Football Game

    With 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...
  • Boston Marathon Tragedy: Courant Reporter Covering Race Offers Personal Account

    Boston Marathon Tragedy: Courant Reporter Covering Race Offers Personal Account
    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...