• Middletown April 10, 2022 11:21 pm

    Hartford Marathon Foundation Holds Race in Middletown

    People came out to run the 5K and 10K Hartford Marathon Foundation race in Middletown. The race aimed to benefit middle and high school students through the new Dr. Susie Beris youth running program.

  • Middletown April 10, 2022 11:22 pm

    Hartford Marathon Foundation Holds Race in Middletown

    People came out to run the 5K and 10K Hartford Marathon Foundation race in Middletown Sunday. The race aimed to benefit middle and high school students through the new Dr. Susie Beris youth running program. Beris is a Southbury pediatrician who provided an endowment to the foundation with hopes of reaching more students and increasing inclusion, diversity and opportunities to…

  • West Hartford March 28, 2022 3:36 am

    Hundreds Participate in West Hartford 5k to Honor Boy Who Died

    Nearly 1,500 people gathered for a race with purpose. The 5k was to honor a young man by the name of Johnny Moran who was born with Wieacker Wolff Syndrome.

  • hartford marathon October 8, 2021 1:50 am

    Preparations Underway For Saturday's Hartford Marathon

    Hartford’s Bushnell Park is busy in the days leading up to Saturday’s Hartford Marathon as preparations are made. Runner supply packs were assembled, sponsor hospitality tents erected, and thousands of registration packets were distributed at the XL Center. Nearly two years after the last in-person Hartford Marathon was held, runners are starting to feel the adrenaline. “I’m very excited,...

  • EAST HARTFORD September 27, 2021 12:10 am

    7th Annual Believe 208 5K Run Held for the Bravest and Finest

    It was a big day in East Hartford as more than 500 participants took to the streets for the annual Believe 208 5K Run for the Bravest and Finest. The event, in its 7th year, celebrates and remembers East Hartford Officer Paul Buchanan, who struggled with depression and died by suicide in 2013. “I just feel like he’s smiling from…

  • kids connection July 22, 2021 11:25 pm

    Kids Connection “Heart of a Champion” – No ‘I' in Teamwork

    Kaitlyn McGrath visits local Double Dutch, crew and running teams to hear from athletes about the importance of working together to achieve a goal.

  • Branford June 21, 2021 3:28 am

    Branford Father's Day Road Race Returns in-Person

    A community tradition has returned with the 41st annual Branford Father’s Day Road Race and like many events in 2021, this is a comeback year as this will be the first time the race returns in person since 2019. “It’s nice to be back with people. I’m feeling like I was kind of a part of a community for...

  • sports June 19, 2020 2:06 am

    Vin Baker to Host ‘Addiction Ends Here' Virtual 5k

    For the last two years, former NBA All-Star Vin Baker has returned to Connecticut for his “Addiction Ends Here” 5k. This year, the event is going virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the message of hope remains the same. “Certainly the cause and what bouncing back stands for is still important and probably more important than it was last…

  • sports June 19, 2020 2:05 am

    Vin Baker to Host ‘Addiction Ends Here' Virtual 5k

    For the last two years, former NBA All-Star Vin Baker has returned to Connecticut for his “Addiction Ends Here” 5k. This year, the event is going virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the message of hope remains the same.

  • new haven March 1, 2020 5:32 pm

    Thousands Celebrate Annual Shamrock and Roll 5k Run in New Haven

    Thousands of runners took to the pavement for the annual Shamrock and Roll 5k run in New Haven on Sunday. The annual event has a goal of collecting diapers for the Diaper Bank of Connecticut. The effort benefits many families who are unable to pay for rent, food, and the high cost of diapers. Runners showed up decked out in…

  • new haven February 3, 2020 1:56 am

    Runners, Walkers Show Support for Refugees in 13th Annual IRIS Run

    More than 3,000 runners, walkers, and supporters were on hand for the 13th Annual IRIS Run in New Haven on Sunday. The winter-run looks to help raise funds and awareness to support refugee families establish new lives inside Connecticut. According to the State Department, more than 4,207 refugees have settled in Connecticut since 2010. The number has dropped dramatically under…

  • West Hartford December 8, 2019 11:53 pm

    Blue Back Mitten Run Held in West Hartford

    It was a day of giving back in West Hartford during the Hartford Marathon Foundation’s annual blue back mitten run. Thousands signed up to participate in this year’s 5K and kids races. Participants brought new hats, mittens and scarves with them to donate to “the town that cares,” which is a program in the city. “We’re just so appreciative...

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