Congratulations to Syosset athletes Patty Santella, Kim Solomine, Pamela Lee, Connie Sehlmeyer, and Bert Jablon for their award winning performances in the 37th annual All Round Foods 10 Kilometer Run for Aspire, on the roads of Plainview and Old Bethpage on Saturday morning April 5.
Santella crossed the finish line at the H.B. Mattlin Middle School in Plainview in 47 minutes, 6 seconds, winning the 2nd place trophy in the women’s 45-49 age group. Solomine scored in 47:15 to earn the third place trophy in the women’s 55-59 age group. Lee finished in 53:12 to win the third place trophy in the women’s 60-64 age group. Sehlmeyer’s time was 58:47, good for second place honors in the women’s 65-69 age group. Jablon hit the finish in 1:24:49, to take hop the 1st place trophy in the 85 and over age group.
Congratulations and thanks to veteran Race Director Karen Schackner for another superb job of putting all the pieces together. Thanks as well to the ever generous Glen Wolther of title sponsor All Round Foods, and to Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto and the amazing staff at Oyster Bay Town Parks and Recreation. Thanks as well to Bob Cook and The Runner’s Edge, to Aspire 10K official shoe company Mizuno, to supporting sponsors Cornerstone Properties, Top Lock Locksmith & Security, and Smith & DeGroat Real Estate.
Continuing the theme of helping young peoplewho have had a rough break in life, we were please to welcome Friends of Karen as the new charitable beneficiary of the Aspire 10K.Since 1978, this fine organization has provided vital, practical and comprehensive support, at no cost, to families caring for more than12,700 local children…”so they never have to make this journey alone.” We were thrilled to have Nancy Mariano, Patricia Conway of Friends of Karen to support us on race day! — GLIRC