Runners participate in in Bristol Half Marathon and 10K

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) — What has been described as one of the most scenic and challenging races in the tri-state area took place on Sunday.

The 5th annual Bristol Half Marathon and 5K was held Sunday morning.

The event benefits Fisher House Connecticut which builds and maintains long-term housing for families of seriously injured soldiers near military and VA hospitals around the country.

Nationwide, there have been more than 50 houses built.

Nancy Briggar joined News 8 on Sunday morning to talk about the marathon the great cause it supports.

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