2004-06-18 / Sports

McCarthy Memorial 5K Race Set For June 19

McCarthy Memorial 5K Race Set For June 19

The 13th Annual Major Eugene McCarthy Memorial 5K Race will be run at Marine Park this year on Saturday, June 19, 2004. This race is run in memory of Marine Major Eugene McCarthy a 1973 graduate of Nazareth Regional High School.

In the 1991 war with Iraq Operation Desert Storm, Eugene gave his life for his country while flying a helicopter in Saudi Arabia. Eugene is memorialized at the Major McCarthy Memorial Triangle located at East 31st Street/ Avenue N and Kings Highway. Nazareth also honors our fallen hero and alumnus each year by sponsoring the annual Major Eugene McCarthy Memorial 5K Race.

All proceeds from the race will benefit the Nazareth Cares Scholarship Program.

Registration for this year’s race is available on line at www.active.com or by visiting our website at www.nazarethrhs.org. Race day registration will be at Nazareth Regional High School, 475 E. 57th Street, Brooklyn, beginning at 8 am.

Buses will transport all runners to Marine Park and back to Nazareth for the awards ceremony and after party. Please see a list of Race Sponsors by visiting our website. For further information, please call Nazareth’s Development/Alumni Affairs Office at (718) 763-1100 ext. 231/232.

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