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Running the Lost Highways of the NEK, by Heidi Caldwell

(From the July/August 2019 edition of New England Runner magazine)   Running the Lost Highways of the NEK   by Heidi Caldwell   The winding network of New England roads connect us to our region’s deep historic roots. Etched into the rolling landscape, roadways offer a window into the ebbs …

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Registration for 2020 B.A.A. Boston Marathon Opens Monday, Sept. 9

 REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020 BOSTON MARATHON OPENS  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9  2019 B.A.A. Boston Marathon. Photo by FitzFoto/NERunner BOSTON – Registration for the 2020 Boston Marathon opens on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register qualified participants as in recent years, …

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Team King Kong Crushes RIMAConn (Relay)

Excuse the editorial license as the team that crushed the 95-mile, 18-leg RIMAConn Relay on Aug, 24 was actually named the Half Steppers.   Like Kong however, they had some large footprints as pointed out by Hartford Marathon Foundation VP of Operations Matt Anderson.   Photo: Half Stepper Tyler Raymond …

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NER Pub Series XXII Women’s Standings After 5 of 6 Races

Following the 16th and final Common Fence Point 5-Miler in Portsmouth, RI. Open Women (Top 50) 1. Christina Campbell 247 2. Heather Spinney 224 3. Amanda Watters 223 4. Eileen Cakouros 202 5. Kim Ionta 195 6. Mimi Fallon 185 7. Rita Donahue 184 8. Elizabeth Bugbee 171 9. Angele …

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Tommy Leonard, From the Outside Looking in – An Essay

From the March/April issue of New England Runner magazine – by Bob Fitzgerald   Holy Cow!   I love to make people smile; that’s my thing. If I can give you that, then it makes my life worth living.”—TL   “Holy Cow!” was a pet phrase freighted with delight and …

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RIMAConn Relay Title Sponsor Webster Bank to Support East Coast Greenway

Webster Bank Named Presenting Sponsor of Hartford Marathon Foundation’s Inaugural RiMaConn Relay  Webster to make additional donation to East Coast Greenway GLASTONBURY, Conn., August 12, 2019 – The Hartford Marathon Foundation (HMF) is proud to announce Webster Bank as the Presenting Sponsor of the RiMaConn Relay, its first-ever team relay …

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Chicago Marathon Owes Sir Steve Jones the Keys to the City

It’s Now Sir Steve Jones (From the NER July/August 2019 edition “Intervals” section)   Steve Jones setting a world record at the 1984 Chicago Marathon. Photo by VictahSailer/PhotoRun Welshman and former world marathon record holder Steve Jones, now residing in Colorado with frequent visits to New England, was recently awarded the …

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