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May 1, 2013 Want to know what guiding is like? See a video by Erin Hulliberger who guided Achilles-Colorado athlete Denise Smith in the recent NYC Marathon.Read More Ever Wondered What is Was Like to Be an Achilles Guide?
September 11, 2013 | Posted by John Fitts (Editor) From The Patch Blog Simsbury Resident Participates in Triathlon Brett Sloan of West Simsbury is one of several Gaylord Specialty Healthcare Sports Association athletes who participated in the 28th Annual Dave Parcells Madison Triathlon on Saturday Sept. 7. The Gaylord Specialty Healthcare athletes with disabilities, ranging from spinal cord to the visually impaired, competed with […]Read More Bret Sloan…. In the News!
November 7, 2013 | by Susan Tuz From the New Milford Spectrum Tony’s a dedicated marathoner, via the handcycle Wednesday, November 6, 2013 When Tony Allegretti raced Sunday, Nov. 3, in the New York City Marathon, he was drinking Gu to keep up his stamina. Why? Well, the thick gel-filled packets are easier to handle than eating protein bars […]Read More Tony Allegreti…. In the News!
January 1, 2014 THE JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES BEGINS WITH A SINGLE STEP… 2013 was a tremendous year of growth and success for the CT Chapter of Achilles International. In February, Erin Spaulding took over the reins from Tony Allegretti and became the Chapter President. Achilles International Founder Dick Traum signed the Charter and we became an official […]Read More Team Achilles CT: 2013 in Review
March 1, 2014Read More Brett Sloan, Achilles Athlete, at Fleet Feet Fundraiser
March 1, 2014Read More Chris Love, Achilles Guide, at Fleet Feet Fundraiser
May 13, 2014 Achilles CT was well represented at the Ion Bank Cheshire Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run on April 27th. The team assembled on the fields of Cheshire High School along with over 2000 athletes for the start of the races. Despite the mostly gray skies, there was a definite excitement in […]Read More Cheshire Half Marathon and 5K
May 19, 2014 Cheshire Sea Dog 5k Road Race Achilles Connecticut was back in action this weekend in Cheshire at the Sea Dog 5K Road Race. Congratulations to Tracy Andrews (30:10) and Alicia Novi (41:13) for impressive finishes. Thanks to Achilles guide Nina Purslow and welcome to new Achilles We are also grateful to Achilles […]Read More Cheshire Sea Dog 5k Road Race Report
May 19, 2014 Did you know that Cheshire Magazine featured Achilles Athlete Tracy Andrews in an article? The feature was called “The Remarkable Life Next Door” and detailed Tracy’s inspiring journey from beginning runner to Half Marathon Superstar!Read More The Life Next Door: Tracy Andrews