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

Eversource Hartford Marathon names 2015 Aiello Inspiration Team

Aug 14, 2015 The Hartford Marathon Foundation is pleased to announce the final selection of the 2015 Aiello Inspiration Team at the Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon. This year’s team includes ten inspiring athletes who have made positive contributions to their communities and are running in the event on behalf of a charity or cause. […]

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August 15, 2015

Message from Achilles CT President Erin Spaulding

Jul 9, 2015 | Erin Spaulding Hi Achilles CT athletes! I hope this finds you all enjoying the summer after a busy spring racing season!  I’m getting in touch with you all as many of you have reached out as you want to stay active in July and August.  Many of you are also training […]

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July 9, 2015

Solano has his eyes on sports again

Jun 26, 3015 | By George Albano, Hour Staff Writer David Solano never had the opportunity to play sports while growing up in Norwalk. Not Little League. Not youth soccer. And when it came to high school sports, not a chance. That decision was made for him pretty much from the time he was born […]

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June 26, 2015

Achilles Connecticut Apparel

Jun 15, 2015 Did you know there is a new on-line store featuring Achilles Connecticut apparel?  The store is run by Magnakleen Services. Check it out at this link! 25% of every sale is donated to Achilles Connecticut from Magnakleen!

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June 15, 2015

A Celebration of the Beauty of Difference

Jun 22, 2015 | Jennifer Gonzalez Team Achilles CT has a new mascot…an amputee dog named Maggie May!  Maggie, like the members of Achilles, knows the challenges that come from living with a disability.  Her owner Mary O’Connell, an Achilles CT guide and volunteer, tells Maggie’s incredible story of triumph over adversity! Maggie was rescued […]

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June 15, 2015

Mystic Half Marathon

Jun 8, 2015 Achilles Connecticut members were out for the Mystic Half Marathon!  Read a report from The ​​ Westerly Sun at this link. See some incredible race photos as well including one of Achilles CT team members!

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June 8, 2015