Avon CT 5/17/2013 Hartford police officer, Jim Elliott, of Avon, will be biking the circumference of Connecticut in 26 hours to raise money for the Newtown Memorial Fund. Although Elliott will make his ride on June 14, he is having a benefit for the charity this Sunday at 2pm at the Russian Lady in Hartford. Elliott said he is training every day to build up to 550 miles a week. Elliott said he is riding to represent the law enforcement community of Connecticut and his U.S. military cycling team. "I don't mind suffering for the 26 hours to honor all the victims," he said.
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