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.
September 1 – September 30Virtual
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Million Mile will be held September 1 – 30, 2020. This is a national virtual event to coincide with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Like other virtual events, there is no “location” for the Million Mile – everyone does their thing wherever they are. Nor is it a race. This is a month – long exercise where participants log their running, walking, biking, dog-walking or sauntering miles for the 30 days of September. Solicit pledges and donations…Find out more »
September 1 – September 30Virtual
The Eastern Dutchess Road Runners Club 5K Virtual Series will be held from Tuesday, September 1 – Wednesday, September 30, 2020. This three-race virtual series is meant to replace the Upton Lake Eagle Run, the High Watch Run for Sobriety and Ryan’s Run Superhero 5K races which were canceled. Confused? Read on: Eastern Dutchess Road Runners Club 5K Virtual Race Series Due to the cancellation of this year’s Upton Lake Christian School Eagle Run 5K, High Watch Recovery Center…Find out more »
September 5 – September 27
19th Annual Housatonic Heritage Walks to be held Saturday September 5th through Sunday, September 27th, 2020 have been canceled for 2020. This year’s program was to include 80 events. The series is sponsored by the Upper Housatonic Heritage Area.Find out more »
The Norfolk Land Trust 5K and 10K Trail Races will be held virtually from Saturday, September 12 – Sunday, September 20, 2020. It was a tough decision but the race organizers feel it is the best course of action to help stop the spread of the virus. We will also be offering a sliding scale registration model. The race organizers understand that our community has faced hardships due to the pandemic. It is because of this that we will be…Find out more »
September 13Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club
The Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club will hold the VFW Civilian vs. Military Pistol Match Sunday, September 13, 2020 at the Club’s facilities at 148 South Canaan Road, North Canaan, CT 06018. No rifle caliber larger than .308. No steel core bullets. no cross draw holsters and no Magnum loads for steel matches. $10:00 entry fee. All matches start at 10:00 am. No signups after 10:15. For more information call Brian Faedi at 413 854-4348; Chris at 860 480-1341…Find out more »
The Kent Volunteer Fire Dept. 16th Annual Golf Tournament will be held Monday, September 14, 2020 at the Tom Fazio-designed Bulls Bridge Golf Club, 71 Bulls Bridge Road, South Kent, CT 06785. Rain date TBA by Bulls Bridge Golf Club. The 18 hole tournament will be a four-person scramble format. There will be on-course contests including a hole in one prize. The cost of the event is $250 per person which includes green fees, cart, light lunch, on-course refreshments, prizes,…Find out more »
The 13th Annual SWSA Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the Undermountain Golf Course, Copake, NY. The event is a two-person scramble. $100 entry fee There will be two flights, 8:00 am or 1pm shotgun start We are accepting 36 player for the 8 am and 36 players for the 1 pm. on a first come basis. A portion of each Entry Fee Will be donated to SWSA with an additional donation from SWSA to the…Find out more »