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Team Hoyt - Wikipedia

Sturbridge Presents Half Marathon, honoring Rick Hoyt, the Town of Sturbridge is proud to present a half-marathon road race to honor Sturbridge resident and espn's espy Award Winner, Rick Hoyt! . 'As we got closer, things didn't look right Hoyt said. Hoyt made the decision to bow out two years ago after chronic back pain left him hardly able to lift a cup, let alone jog 26 miles. Today Show earlier this month.

"Dick and Rick Hoyt: Still Running Together". Gasper: Boston reclaims its Marathon, photos: Marathon scenes, the Scream Tunnel and Heartbreak Hill. He said police were swarming the final stretch of the prestigious route so he asked an officer what was going. 9 Dick Hoyt was not a runner and was 36 years old.

This event was recommended by the Sturbridge Special Events Subcommittee as a way of bringing new and exciting events to the Town of Sturbridge. Later that night, Rick told his father: 'Dad, when I'm running, it feels like I'm not handicapped.' That sparked the creation of Team Hoyt, an astonishing feat of love and courage that has seen the father and son compete. Using a computer device specially designed to allow him to communicate, Rich graduated from high school and from Boston University and now lives on his own with personal care attendants.