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Avon’s Zybowski third in handcycle division at Boston Marathon

BOSTON, April 17 – Avon’s Krys Zybowski had a personal-best time of 1:05.23 and finished third at the 121st Boston Marathon Monday in the men’s handcycle division – the first year that it is being officially run in Boston. Handcycles are powered by riders’ arms, allowing racers with certain disabilities to pilot the three-wheeled vehicles effectively.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Harvest Fest to be added to Burlington 5K Run and Walk in October

BURLINGTON – The first Whigville Harvest Festival will be held on Sunday, October 23, at the Whigville Grange at 153 South Main Street, in conjunction with the seventh annual Burlington 5K Run and Walk. The Harvest Festival will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., while the road race kicks off at 11 a.m., sharp.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Ten Avon runners finish Boston Marathon

BOSTON, April 18 – On a warm and sunny afternoon, ten Avon residents completed the Boston Marathon led by Dickson Suit, who finished the 26.2-mile race with a time of 3:10.48. Suit, 49, finished 3,003 in the field of more than 30,000 runners. Second among the Avon runners while Ian Sinclair, 48, who finished withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Beretta, Currier are top local finishers at Hartford Marathon

HARTFORD, Oct. 10 – Avon’s Nicola Beretta, 39, was the top local finisher in Saturday’s Hartford Marathon at Bushnell Park. Beretta finished 38th in the field with a time of 2:50.55 seconds. Jonas Hampton, a former University of Hartford runner who graduated in 2009, became the first man who lives in Connecticut (New Britain) to win theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Lewis Mills grid team hopes to continue growth and pick up additional victories

BURLINGTON – The Spartans are finally home for good. After several years of playing home games at Muzzy Field in Bristol, the Lewis Mills High football team can play at home in the shadow of their own school. Third-year coach Jose Santana is hoping that a more experienced squad with 10 returning starters can pickContinue ReadingContinue Reading