2020 Achilles Connecticut Team Events

**Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, races in which Team Achilles CT participates are being cancelled, postponed, or held virtually.  
Please check back frequently for updates, which will be shared by email or on our social media channels.

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- *Zoom invite sent by email

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

10/24               Achilles Cup starts *Virtual

November 

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

11/8              CT Trial Firm Race to Fill the Pantry 5K (Glastonbury)  *Virtual and in-person following CT Phase 3 re-opening guidelines    

11/16              Achilles Cup ends *Virtual