Achilles CT “In the News”

Achilles CT… In the News

Webinar Replay: The Race for Inclusion: The Joy of an Adaptive Running Partnership and How to Make an Impact

Gail Bruno ran the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 8, 2023 and made the news! October 8, 2023

Ridgefield man with ‘learning disability’ who volunteers in disaster zones wants to inspire others
The Ridgefield Press:  June 11, 2023

Achilles International’s Freedom Team Stops at the CT State Capitol
Hartford Courant: May 18, 2023

From Boston to DC, “Freedom Team” on a roll to support wounded veterans
FOX61: May 18, 2023

Hartford Courant: September 20, 2020

Thousands of runners take to streets of New Haven for annual Labor Day race
September 2, 2019

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race will feature record contingent of disabled runners
NHR Insider: August 31, 2019

Hitting the Streets in the Heat
NBC Connecticut: July 21, 2019

Lack of Eyesight Doesn’t Hold Back Local Runner
The Glastonbury Citizen: May 10, 2019

How One Man Wheeled Through the Boston Marathon Backward
Runner’s World: April 23, 2019

A steel beam left this West Hartford man in a wheelchair. It won’t stop him from competing in the Boston Marathon — backwards.
Hartford Courant: April 13, 2019

Local wheelchair athlete prepares for Boston Marathon
News 3 (WFSB): April 8, 2019

Norwalk physical therapy practice helps disabled athletes to NYC
Norwalk Patch: October 31, 2018

Achilles Connecticut Team Celebrates Members, Community Spirit
Greater Hartford Patch: October 24, 2018

Visually impaired Naugatuck man invites you to his $25 Challenge
Naugatuck Patch: September 20, 2018

Woman Paralyzed After Falling Off Balcony During Vacation: ‘I’m Happier Than I’ve Ever Been’
People: September 3, 2018

Achilles CT Making Strides At Hope And Possibility Run
Hartford Courant: August 1, 2018

Branford athlete who defied odds to speak at July Achilles Connecticut events
Hartford Courant: July 10, 2018

Milford resident won’t let her new disabilities define her
Milford Mirror: July 18, 2018

Adaptive athlete competes in 5k obstacle course
News 3 (WFSB): June 29, 2018

As I See It: A Blind Woman’s View: “Supporting All Disabilities in Mainstream Athletics”
WHTV: May 11, 2018

Legally blind Naugatuck man endures elements to finish Boston Marathon
Citizen’s News: April 21, 2018

Manchester Runner Symbolizes Hope & Possibility
Journal-Inquirer: July 19, 2017

18 months after being paralyzed, Wolcott woman to defy odds at Hartford marathon.
News 3 (WFSB): October 11, 2017

Achilles covered the remaining funds raised by the Valley Shore YMCA to purchase a tandem for Judy Potter to use to train for and compete in the Dave Parcells Madison Triathlon with the Paratriathlon Team, Gaylord Sports Association on September 9th. Learn more about Judy’s story with this feature from News 8: May 26, 2017

Krys Zybowski Of Avon Finishes Third In Handcycle Division Of Boston Marathon
Hartford Courant: April 17, 2017

Harwinton Runner Selected to Aiello Inspiration Team at Eversource Hartford Marathon
Achilles Athlete in the News: Inspiring us all, Gary Griffin!
Hartford Courant: September 8, 2016

East Hampton runner overcomes challenges of rheumatoid arthritis after losing 200 pounds
Achilles Athlete in the News: Congratulations, Grit Rorrio!
Middletown Press: July 11, 2016

Achilles Volunteers At the Iron Horse Half Marathon Interview with WFSB
Story Featuring Achilles Guides
News 3 (WFSB): June 25, 2016

Traumatic brain injury won’t curb Middletown runner’s ambition
The Middletown Press: April 30, 2015

Team laces up to give special gift
News 3 (WFSB): April 22, 2015

Legally blind Naugatuck man conquers triathlon
Citizen’s News: June 24, 2015

Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand
Story Featuring Achilles Guides
Hartford Courant: June 21, 2014

Southington Athlete Runs Through Visual Impairment
The Story of Achilles Athlete Alicia Novi
Record Journal: May 24, 2014

Tony’s a dedicated marathoner, via the handcycle
The Greater New Milford Spectrum: November 6, 2013

Cigna Partners With Achilles International To Support People With Disabilities|
Hartford Courant: July 05, 2013

The Story Of Griskus And His Chosen Path
Hartford Courant: July 09, 1997

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