50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: CONNECTICUT (48/50)

2012 HARTFORD MARATHON: 5:53:12 (2012-10-13)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=735563083265696

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/hartford-marathon-connecticut-2012-10-13/


Hartford Marathon Website:
http://www.hartfordmarathon.com

CONNECTICUT, USA

State capital: Hartford (125,000)

State population: 3,6 million

State nickname: The Constitution State

State bird: Robin

State mammal: Sperm whale

State motto:

He who transplanted sustains

Famous people from Connecticut:

Katherine Hepburn (actor), Harriet Beecher Stowe (author), Samuel Colt (inventor), John Brown (abolitionist), Charles Goodyear (inventor), John Pierpont Morgan (financier),

Fun facts about Connecticut:

The first telephone book ever issued contained only fifty names. The New Haven District Telephone Company published it in New Haven in February 1878.

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/conn.htm#.U8Knhl5n7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g33804-Hartford_Connecticut-Vacations.html