2021 Achilles Connecticut Team Events

**Due to the ongoing pandemic, events in which Team Achilles CT participates are being planned 2 months at a time, and in accordance with state and CDC guidelines.  
Please check back frequently for updates, which will be shared by email and on our social media channels.  

We encourage you to stay active and set your goals for 2021!  Many of our community partners are offering virtual and/or in-person fitness programs…for more information check out Gaylord Sports Association and Oak Hill Adaptive Sports & Fitness.
Additionally, individualized online coaching is available with Chaz Koch of Run-U.  Please email president@achillesct.org if interested.


UPCOMING EVENTS:

November

11/7       CT Trial Firm Race to Fill the Pantry 5K & 2-miler (in-person-Glastonbury)

 

PAST EVENTS:

October

10/9     Eversource Hartford Marathon, Half, 5K & Relay (virtual and in-person)

 

September

9/6          Faxon Law New Haven Road Race (in-person)

9/17-19   U-Haul Keep it Moving Challenge (virtual and in-person in NJ)

9/25         Hogsback Half Marathon (in-person-Colebrook)

 

August

8/28      Adaptive Water Ski Day with Leap of Faith &
              Achilles CT & NYC Chapters (Sandy Hook)
              RSVP by 8/20 to events@achillesct.org
              **Event cancelled due to low participation 

July

7/10      Achilles International Hope & Possibility® 4-miler

7/10-18   Virtual Achilles International Hope & Possibility® 5K 

7/18        Ion Bank Cheshire Half Marathon & 5K (in-person)

 

June

6/3-6/6          UCONN Health on Iron Horse Half Marathon, 10K, 5K (Virtual)

6/5                 UCONN Health on Iron Horse Half Marathon (In-person 
                       Simsbury with limited field size)

6/16                Chapter-wide Zoom Hang Out:  Guest Speaker- Patrick Turek-
                        Director of Emergency Management, Hartford Healthcare & Achilles CT Volunteer  
                                Topic:“Current state of the COVID-19 pandemic and
                                its impact on Achilles CT”

6/26                Gaylord Gauntlet Obstacle 5K (in-person Wallingford)

6/26-6/27        Faxon Law Fairfield Road Races (In-person)


May

5/1             ‘Walk this May’ Chapter-wide Fitness Challenge kicked off!

5/6-5/9        CT Race in the Park (Virtual)

5/19             Chapter-wide Zoom Hang Out


April

3-26- 4/6        Greater Hartford 1/4 Marathon (Virtual) 
                       *Achilles Connecticut is one of the race beneficiaries

4/8                 Spring into Action with Dr. Joe and Coach Francesco 
                      (Zoom event)                      

4/21               Zoom Speaker: Rob Maybruch 
                      “Getting (back) in the Game” after illness, injury, pandemic   
                       isolation or monotony.                        

March

3/17               Chapter-wide Zoom hang out- Happy St. Patrick’s Day!                       

3/26-3/28      Bradley Road Race 5K & 10K (Virtual)  

 

February

2/3                 The Achilles Whole Person Health Challenge                   

2/17                Chapter-wide Zoom hang out!  

 

January

1/7               The Achilles Whole Person Health Challenge Kicks off on Zoom!             

1/20              Chapter-wide Zoom hang out!