April 9, 2019

Andy Shea, of Watertown wins Chris Corbett 5K run in Waterbury

April 9 | Republican-American / Photo Courtesy of Rep-Am A 30-year-old man from Watertown won Saturday’s Chris Corbett 5K, running the course in a total time of 18 minutes and two seconds. The event, which entered its fourth year, raises thousands for scholarships for area students. Andy Shea, a Holy Cross High School alum, took first place in the event, which drew hundreds of runners from the area, including police officers. Corbett, the police department’s deputy chief, died tragically in […]
April 6, 2019

Chris Corbett 5K brings out hundreds of runners to Waterbury Saturday

April 6, 2019 | Republican American Hundreds of racers and walkers came out on Saturday morning to raise money for area students during the annual Chris Corbett 5K. The event, entering its fourth year, brought together police from around the state, firefighters, business leaders, students and supporters of all ages who ran a hilly course that took them through the city’s Town Plot neighborhood, as well as the streets near Holy Cross High School. The following racers placed in the […]
April 2, 2019

Annual 5K memorializes Waterbury officer

April 2, 2019 | Republican-American The fourth annual Chris Corbett 5K race, scheduled for Saturday, is only days away, and racers from around the state are expected to strap on their sneakers and hit the streets to raise funds to provide area students with scholarships. Hundreds are expected to turn out for the event, including area police officers. Deputy Police Chief Christopher Corbett was 40 when he died in 2015. He served the police department for 18 years, joining the […]
March 22, 2018

Waterbury Race To Again Honor Former Deputy Chief

BY JONATHAN SHUGARTS REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY – The third annual Chris Corbett 5K race, scheduled for March 31, is just a bit more than a week away, but local sponsors and hundreds of runners have already stepped up to help make the event a success. This year, student participation will be a focal point, as $1,000 technology grants will be awarded to the Catholic high school and elementary schools that have the most participation in the race. Hundreds are expected to […]