Tag Archives: Road Races

Booster Club to host Falcon 5K fundraising race in October

AVON – The Falcon 5K is returning to Avon in October. For the third time, the Avon High Booster Club will host the Falcon 5K road race with the 3.1 mile event beginning and ending at Avon High School. All the proceeds will go to the Booster Club to help in their efforts to supportContinue 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

Benefit road race is Saturday morning in Collinsville

CANTON – A 3.1 mile road race and fun run to benefit the Stand Up to Cancer organization will this Saturday, Sept. 17, beginning at 9 a.m., on the Farmington River Trail near the Crown and Hammer restaurant.  The race is being organized by Canton resident Colin O’Brien, who is part of the team that organizesContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Road race to benefit Stand Up 2 Cancer will be Sept. 17 in Collinsville

CANTON – A 3.1 mile road race and fun run to benefit the Stand Up to Cancer organization will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, beginning at 9 a.m. on the Farmington River Trail near the Crown and Hammer restaurant.  The Stand Up 2 Cancer organization awards grants to multi-institutional groups of scientists who work collaboratively,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Youngsters excel at Lobster Loop road race

CANTON, August 21 – The high school cross country season is just a few weeks away and Sunday’s 25th annual Lobster Loop road race was a welcome break in training for many area runners. Eight of the top 10 finishers in the 3.1-mile race will be competing on the high school circuit this fall, including 16-year-oldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Robaczynski wins two road races in six hours; Jones sets new course record

AVON, May 15 – Avon runner Marc Robaczynski had a busy Sunday. In the morning, he won the 12th annual Avon Road Race for the third time in four years with a winning time of 16:54.6 over 3.1 miles. It was a nice warmup for his next run. In the afternoon, Robaczynski, 41, won the sixthContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Beauty of the river draws nearly 700 runners to inaugural Collinsville Classic

CANTON, May 1 – For many of the runners in the inaugural Collinsville Classic 10K road race, it was about the water. It wasn’t about the drizzle and light rain that fell to earth during the 6.2-mile run Sunday morning, it was was about running for four miles alongside the Farmington River on the FarmingtonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Collinsville Classic 10K kicks off initial race Sunday morning

CANTON, April 29 – The sold-out Collinsville Classic 10K road race is set to go Sunday morning beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Lake Garda school in Burlington and ending in downtown Collinsville. Eight hundred runners have signed up to participate in the 6.2 mile race. Volunteers are still welcome and can join the effort byContinue 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

More than 600 have already registered for Collinsville Classic 10K in May

CANTON — Elizabeth Shluger, the CEO and executive director of the Hartford Marathon Foundation, thought that Collinsville would be a nice venue for a road race. The foundation hosts more than 30 races a year across Connecticut including its signature race – the Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon in October. “It is such aContinue ReadingContinue Reading