Aiello Inspiration Team

The Hartford Marathon Foundation is pleased to announce the final selection of 10 runners to participate in the 2014 Aiello Inspiration Team has been made.

This team of athletes represent the best examples from efforts across the running community to support health, charity, children and community initiatives. HMF appreciates the support of Aiello Home Services in providing elite level benefits to this deserving group.

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Linda Ambard – Hanscom Air Force Base, MA   Michelle Currier – Manchester, CT
Military widow, mother of 5 and author completing quest to run a marathon in all 50 states   Special education teacher at Macdonough School; volunteer with Achilles International

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Erin Henderson – Afton, WY   Lillie Johnson – Manchester, CT
Mother of 12 adopted and biological children; training for Olympic Marathon Trials   Teacher of the Year at Wilcox Technical High School, mother of 4

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Mike McCabe – Westfield, MA   Kelly Pabilonia – Tolland, CT
Police Captain; board member of Boys and Girls Club of Westfield; volunteer coach   Social worker for trauma area of emergency department at Hartford Hospital

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Joseph Pietrzak – Dudley, MA   Carlos Quiles – Meriden, CT
Prostate Cancer survivor; youth sports coach; Chairman, Adam J. Dowell Scholarship Fund   Accomplished Paralympic athlete; Mentorship Program Coordinator at Hospital for Special Care

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Molly Sweeney – Hebron, CT   David Zagaja – Wethersfield, CT
19-year-old Assumption College overcoming multiple physical challenges to continue running   Donated Kidney to Brother-in-Law less than a year ago

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