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Project Purple  members Tony Minopoli, Tony Wiezler, Scott Smith, Laura Smith, Loretta Lesko, Genie Triccarico, Leo DiSorbo, Jenine Motasky, Robert Lesko, Tony Piccarillo, and Dino Verrelli pose for a group picture at the Shelton Thanksgiving Race Nov. 25.

Running to beat cancer

Just a few short months after Beacon Falls resident Dino Verrelli pledged to run 13 half-marathons (13.1 miles) in 13 months to raise money for pancreatic cancer research, his father…

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…

From left, Genie Tricarico, Dino Verrelli, Shane Behrle, Leo Disorbo, and Loretta Lesko pose after running with Team Project Purple at the Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon on June 5th in Simsbury.

A runner with a cause

Beacon Falls resident Dino Verrelli wants to run 13 half-marathons (that’s 13.1 miles) in 13 months to raise awareness and $130,000 for pancreatic cancer research. For Verrelli, the cause is…

Beacon Falls resident running for cancer research

BOSTON – On April 18, Erin Pringle from Beacon Falls, Conn., will be running in the 115th Boston Marathon to help conquer cancer as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon…