The mission of this enterprise is to promote sports-related fundraising events, give exposure to the benefiting charities and shed light on the sponsoring businesses, all in a format that informs, engages and entertains.
WHO WE ARE
John “Willie” Hallihan
Founder and Publisher.
Willie Hallihan is a life-long resident of the Northwest corner of Connecticut. He has always loved all that the tri-state area has to offer and cherishes the friendships that seem to come so easily with rural living. Willie is a long time board member of Salisbury Winter Sports Association. This website is a melding of Willie’s interests in both sports and local causes.
November 22Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club
The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club Turkey Shoot will be held Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Rd (Route 7), Canaan, CT 06018. No folks, we’re not shootin turkeys here. We are shooting at paper targets where the best marksmen and women can win turkeys and other prizes. This is a family event – children can participate if accompanied by an adult. There is no pre-registration, just show up shoot…Find out more »
The DWTA Annual Turkey Raffle Run/Walk that would have been held at the Dover Middle/High School track Dover Plains, NY has been canceled for 2020. The event is sponsored by the Dover – Wingdale Teachers Association (DWTA) and benefited the Center for Compassion.Find out more »
November 23 – November 30
Kids Try the Y is a week-long Free program hosted by the Northwest CT YMCA from Monday November 23 thru Monday November 30, 2020. Instructions including Kids Ninja Warrior Training, Basketball Skills & Drills, Instructional Volleyball, Youth Swimming, and Beginner Karate will be offered among the three Y branches in North Canaan, Winsted and Torrington. There will also be some Personal training for adults. Different programs will be offered at each branch. To find a complete listing of free skill…Find out more »
The Rhinebeck Ferncliff Forest 5K Turkey Trot will be held Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 9 Astor Dr, Corner of Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY US 12572. The entry fee is $25 plus a $2.50 sign up fee through November 16th when the price increases to $35 plus $3.00 sign up fee. There are age-based discounts. To register go to : https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/NY/Rhinebeck/FerncliffForest5kTurkeyTrot Here is the latest from race organizers: “COVID UPDATE 10-05-20: We currently have preliminary approval from the Town/…Find out more »
The Thankful 5K 5th Annual Run/Walk will be run virtually in 2020 on Thursday, November 26th on a 5K course of your choosing. The event is organized by the Berkshire Running Center. Here is what they have to say on their Facebook page: “Join us for the fifth annual Thankful 5K fundraiser for the community. Each year we have hosted this event raising over $10,000 for several local agencies. This year 100 % of the proceeds will be donated to…Find out more »
The 44th Annual Great Barrington Turkey Trot has been canceled for 2020.Find out more »
The Mid Hudson Road Runners Club 2020 Virtual Turkey Trot will take place on Thursday, November 26th and can be completed anywhere you would like! Participants can choose from the following distances: * Turkey 2 Miler * Turkey 10k (6.21 miles) * Turkey 10 Miler * Turkey 25k (15.53) The cost of each virtual event is $15 and the first 300 registered participants will receive a Custom MHRRC Turkey Trot Fork as well as a 2020 Race Bib. Runners and…Find out more »