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Manchester Road Race

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  • Annual Tavern Trot race raises money for Alex's Lemonade Stand

    Despite the heat and humidity, 750 people competed in the eighth annual Tavern Trot on Sunday, Sept. 21. The 3.5-mile race through the center of Windsor is sponsored by Union Street Tavern. "When Union Street Tavern was celebrating its first anniversary,...
  • Another Title For Karen Smyers — Hall Of Famer

    In 1989, there were three races to qualify for the first International Triathlon Union World Championships. Karen Smyers did not do well in the first two. She finally qualified in the last race — and was on her way to making triathlon history....
  • 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...
  • Halt Manchester Vandalism

    This year, Manchester commissioned artists to paint and design runners statutes to beautify Main Street in honor of the Manchester Road Race held every Thanksgiving. I was disgusted and saddened to notice several of these statutes have been vandalized,...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats Rally In 9th

    Rock Cats Rally In 9th The Rock Cats rallied again Thursday night, scoring three runs in the ninth inning to beat the Mets 5-3 in Binghamton, N.Y. Down 3-2 in the top of the inning, Mike Gonzales got things started with an RBI single. Tony Thomas added...
  • Lori Riley: At 2.7 Miles, It Has Stayed The Course

    Newington High's Bill Rodgers held the course record for two years. That is, until his teammate James Hall, a New England cross country champion, broke it in 1967. It took Conard's Ahmed Haji, a two-time New England champ, 36 years to top that. Finally,...
  • Regional Digest: Edgewood LL Wins In Senior League Series

    Edgewood LL Wins Edgewood Little League of Bristol defeated Europe-Africa 1-0 in pool play Monday in the Senior League World Series in Bangor, Maine. Brady Burney allowed four hits and struck out four in eight innings. Ben Mazzone drove in the only run...
  • The 8th Annual Tavern Trot

    WINDSOR - The 8th Annual Tavern Trot will be taking place on Sunday, Sept. 21 at The Union Street Tavern in Windsor, with the race kicking off at 12:30 p.m. The Union Street Tavern Trot is a 3.5 mile road and trail race through the historic Windsor...
  • Tennis tournament attracts a large crowd

    A sunny weekend in Manchester was the setting for the 17th annual Earl Yost Tennis Classic, held July 17-20 at the Manchester High School and Charter Oak Park courts. Supported by the Manchester Parks and Recreation Department, the event is a labor of...
  • Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam

    Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam
    Michelle Hancock remembers her father sitting in the dark in the living room listening to Billy Joel's ode to the Vietnam war, "Goodnight Saigon," as the sound of the helicopter rotors thrashed through the speakers and filled the room. Steve Hancock would...
  • 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...
  • Manchester Road Race Shuttle Information

    Manchester Road Race Shuttle Information
    Shuttle service will be available to transport runners and spectators to and from the Manchester Road Race on Nov. 28, 2013.  The shuttle will drop people off a few blocks from the starting line. Highway message signs will direct drivers to the pick-...