| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:10 AM
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....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:06 PM
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....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 3:29 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:58 AM
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:16 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:37 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:14 AM
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...