GUARDIANS OF FREEDOM
RUN & WALK
November 4, 2006
The Hartford Marathon Foundation proudly presented a special
event to support our Connecticut National Guard Soldiers. Airmen and their
The race featured a new downtown Hartford course, great
volunteer support, and a spectacular finish inside the State Armory.
All proceeds benefited the Connecticut National Guard
1st Co GFG – The 1st
Company Governors Foot Guard provided the Color Guard for the Opening Ceremony.
Lined up for – Over 200 runners lined up on
Broad Street in anticipation of the start of the race.
Lou Preziosi, Foundation President and Beth
Schluger, Race Director wait at the finish line for the runners to appear.
Ready to start – The 1st Company
Governors Foot Guard Color Guard lined up as the participants got ready to run.
The overall winner was Marco Lopes of
Naugatuck, CT with a winning time of 18 minutes and 13 seconds.
Connecticut Guardians of Freedom 5k
Overall Male Winners
1. 64 Marco Lopes 29 Naugatuck, CT
2. 171 Tom Parise 18 Suffield,
3. 78 Kurt Ogren 37 Hamden,
Overall Female Winners
1. 23 Laurie Yorgensen 23 Middletown,
2. 27 Irmalyn Falcom
27 New Britain, CT 20:43
3. 39 Linda Neidemier 39 Bristol,