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Grand Prix Draws Hundreds Of Cyclists

by Brian Slattery | Sep 16, 2017 9:14 pm | Comments (12)

Brian Slattery Photo Kyle Crowell, 16 years old, began cycling competitively with CT Cycling Advancement Program three years ago. He was on Chapel Street at 4:30 p.m. Friday to cheer on his father Chris in the masters divison race of the New Haven Grand Prix, before he raced himself in the junior division two hours later.

“When I was a little kid, I always watched my dad’s races, and I always wanted to try it,” he said.

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Road Race Produces Numberless Pleasures

by Allan Appel | Sep 5, 2017 8:28 am | Comments (11)

Allan Appel Photo The 40th annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race Monday produced its share of stats: 6,500 participants, the elite winners’ times, 2,500 kosher hot dogs purveyed, 1,470 gallons of water served, and 92-year-old Ed Regner’s finishing time of 57.20 in the 5K ...

Yet at least one numbers guy, Jay Johnson, a chief financial officer running his fourth 20K, took this approach: “When I run, I ignore numbers.”

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Elm City Ballers Take It Downtown

by Jon Greenberg | Aug 7, 2017 12:13 pm | Comments (4)

Jon Greenberg Photo A match-up between the New Haven Heat and Beaver Hills Sunday evening had all the trappings of a semi-professional basketball game. Fans filled bleachers and hung on railings ringing the court. Music boomed from speakers in the out-of-bounds area. At the center of it all, the players played hard, hustling for loose balls, fighting past defenders and running back on defense, their efforts producing hoots and hollers from the crowd.

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