2020 Achilles Connecticut Team Events

*Please note these are recommended races for our Team.  Races may be added or removed throughout the season, so check back frequently for updates!

**Update:  Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, races in which Team Achilles CT participates are being cancelled or postponed.  Please check back frequently for updates, which will be shared as we have them.

March

3/28              Bradley Road Race 5K & 10K (Windsor Locks)   *cancelled 

*Virtual Meet Ups via Zoom-  Tuesdays at 11am and/or Thursdays at 7pm

 

April

*Virtual Regional Meet Ups via Zoom for local athletes & volunteers- see calendar invites

4/20              *Boston Marathon  (accepted athletes only) *postponed to 9/14

4/25               MahoneySabol 5K (Cromwell)   * cancelled

4/22              Speaker Series Kick Off!  Strength & Stretching at Home (Lauren Hurst, Achilles volunteer & Jim McCollum, Achilles athlete)

 4/29             Speaker Series: Tips for Managing Stress during Uncertain Times (Susanne Cesana-Empowered Lifestyle LLC & Achilles athlete)

 

May  

*Virtual Regional Meet Ups via Zoom for local athletes & volunteers- see calendar invites

5/2                 L+M Hospital Spring Stride 5K/10K (New London)  *Virtual 
                 

5/9                 Bill Landers Building Bridges Memorial 5K/Walk   
                       (Glastonbury) *Virtual but team no longer participating

5/6                Speaker Series:  How to Start or Modify a Training Plan during the COVID season (Chaz Koch, RRCA coach and founder of run-u.com)

5/13              Speaker Series: The Importance of Exercise & Diet/Nutrition During Quarantine” (Flow Trandu, personal trainer and former MMA fighter)  

5/15              Virtual Regional Workout Competition begins!

5/20              Speaker Series:  Part 2 with Flow Trandu (Focus will be on  Exercise/Training)

5/27              Membership Meeting 7pm-8pm

 

June

*Virtual Regional Meet Ups via Zoom for local athletes & volunteers- see calendar invites

6/6                  UCONN Health Half Marathon/10K/5K (Simsbury)  * Virtual    

6/6                  Naugatuck YMCA 5K (Naugatuck) *Postponed to 10/31

6/20                Shamrock Sprint 5K (Fairfield)  *Cancelled

6/27                Gaylord Gauntlet Obstacle 5K (Wallingford) *Postponed to 8/15

6/28                Achilles Hope & Possibility® (New York City) *Now virtual 7/18

 

July               

*Virtual Book Group via Zoom begins- see calendar invites

7/19                Achilles Connecticut Hope & Possibility® 5K/10K (Bloomfield) *postponed in-person to 2021.  Achilles members can run virtual 8/9-8/15

 

August

*Virtual Book Group via Zoom continues- see calendar invites

8/15              Gaylord Gauntlet Obstacle 5K (Wallingford) *Cancelled      

 

September

9/11-9/13      U-Haul Keep it Moving Challenge (Achilles CT 5K, New Jersey 4-miler & Nashville 5-miler) *Virtual

9/12               Achilles Nashville Hope & Possibility®  *Virtual

9/12               Boston Marathon (new date) *Virtual

9/13               Achilles New Jersey Hope & Possibility®  *Virtual

9/16               Speaker:  An Evening with Jason Romero *Virtual via Zoom


October
      

10/6                Virtual Pre-Hartford Pep Rally- *see Zoom invite

10/8-10/11      Eversource Hartford Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K  *Virtual
                        Achilles Connecticut is an Official Charity Partner 


November 

11/1             *TCS New York City Marathon (accepted athletes only) *Virtual

11/8              CT Trial Firm Race to Fill the Pantry 5K (Glastonbury)