2017 runDisney Marathon Weekend Race Inspiration – Nicole Gaines

This year, as in several years past, Cigna is the sponsor for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. I had the pleasure of being invited to the blogger meetup event taking place this weekend. Prior to the races this year, I want to share some inspirational stories with you to give you some encouragement if […]

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September 2, 2017

Running as a Guide for Achilles: The Shift from Self to Other

February 16, 2017    |    Michael Lo Presti Source:  https://www.rundisney.com/blog/articles/Running-as-a-Guide-for-Achilles-The-Shift-fromSelf-to-Other/ In some ways, running can be considered a selfish sport. It’s all about you, and the time you personally dedicate to getting in your miles or crossing that finish line. After nearly 20 years of running races ranging from 5Ks to ultramarathons, I know […]

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February 16, 2017

ANNOUNCING…. 2016 TEAM ACHILLES CT EVENTS

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  (Chauncey Conference Center-Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford)  Sunday, March 13th 1pm-3:30pm   *Mandatory for athletes and volunteers who are new and/or plan to be active in 2016.  Athlete and volunteer handbooks will be distributed as well as team t-shirts.  Light refreshments will be served OPENING WEEKEND (*New this year-find a race in or near your […]

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March 13, 2016

Charity Miles Challenge

Charity Miles Challenge Feb 5, 2016 | Karen Kantor – Achilles Pikes Peak Message from Karen Kantor – Achilles Pikes Peak: Hey Team!  I am a Wounded Vet and athlete for the Achilles International Pikes Peak Chapter in Colorado Springs.  This year, our chapter made a commitment to run, walk and roll 4,000 miles to benefit […]

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February 5, 2016

2015 ACHILLES CT YEAR IN REVIEW

Jan 1, 2016 | Erin Spaulding Happy New Year Achilles CT!  As we look ahead to the 2016 racing season, I’d like to take a few moments to reflect on the incredible 2015 accomplishments of the Achilles CT Chapter!  Whether you are a new or seasoned athlete, guide, volunteer, donor, sponsor, committee member, Advisory Board […]

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January 1, 2016

ACHILLES CT ATHLETES AND GUIDES GOT THEIR NEW YORK ON!

Nov 12, 2015 | Erin Spaulding, Achilles CT Chapter President In the early hours of Sunday, November 1st, 7 Achilles CT athletes (and 1 honorary) and 8 guides arrived in Staten Island to embark on a journey that would take them on foot through the five boroughs of New York City; or as guide Chris Love […]

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November 12, 2015

Achilles CT Hockey Night

Oct 24, 2015 Achilles CT Hockey Night Saturday November 7th, 2015 7:00pm Bridgeport Sound Tigers Arena Harbor Yard Bridgeport $20 admission (partial proceeds to benefit Achilles CT) Cash or check As our racing season draws to a close gather family and friends  for a well-deserved, fun, social event RSVP by October 30th please Jen Gonzalez […]

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October 24, 2015

2015 EVERSOURCE HARTFORD MARATHON, HALF & 5K TEAM ACHILLES CT RACE RECAP

Oct 17, 2015 | Erin Spaulding Congratulations to the athletes and guides who participated in the 2015 Eversource Hartford Marathon, Half Marathon or 5K!  After a great 2-day presence at the Total Fitness Expo at the XL Center, Achilles CT took to the streets of Hartford on a spectacular fall morning and showed everyone what […]

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October 17, 2015

Athlete Spotlight: ADAM FLEISHER (AKA- Ctachilles Runner)

Aug 29, 2015 | Adam Fleisher Most people would not know by watching him that Adam Fleisher is a disabled athlete.  Often, it is assumed that he is a guide to an athlete, even though he is wearing an Achilles athlete shirt!  When he tells people his story, most people’s reaction is one of shock […]

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August 29, 2015