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Achilles International Connecticut Chapter

The mission of Achilles International is to enable people with all types of physical and developmental disabilities and medical conditions to participate in mainstream running events in order to promote personal achievement and lower barriers to living an active and fulfilling life. Athletes are paired with a guide to develop individualized training plans, tailored specifically to each athlete’s unique physical capabilities and personal goals. The guide-athlete relationship is important for training and support on race day, and out of this relationship. trust and friendships are built as well. Statewide 203-361-6176