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Naugatuck resident Jenny Willets at the Pike’s Peak Ascent and Marathon in Colorado. Willets, a survivor of an abusive relationship, is running in the Spartan Ultrabeast Race Sept. 21 in Killington, Vt., to raise money and awareness for the Connecticut Alliance for Victims of Violence and Their Families. –CONTRIBUTED

Abuse survivor keeps running and thriving

NAUGATUCK — The Spartan Ultrabeast Race is 26.2 miles of hills, obstacles, and mud. It is a full marathon length obstacle course and, for one borough woman, it is just…

Jenny Willets of Naugatuck celebrates after running the Diva Half Marathon in New York. She used to race to raise money to help victims of domestic abuse.

Borough woman running to give back

NAUGATUCK — Jenny Willets of Naugatuck is not just a survivor. She is a thriver. After leaving an abusive relationship two years ago, Willets is now giving back to the…