2004-08-06 / Community

Graybeard’s Run Once Again Is A Family Affair


The Graybeard’s held its annual Family Run last Friday night and, despite earlier rain showers, more than 200 participants of all ages showed up to show their support for the organization. Pictured, the event’s two coordinators, Keith “Bugsy” Goldberg (left) and Joe Fetherston.
The Graybeard’s held its annual Family Run last Friday night and, despite earlier rain showers, more than 200 participants of all ages showed up to show their support for the organization. Pictured, the event’s two coordinators, Keith “Bugsy” Goldberg (left) and Joe Fetherston. Three to Five year olds took part in the second race of the day. 
Three to Five year olds took part in the second race of the day. Ex-Wave Editor Kevin Boyle gives his son some last minute advice.
Ex-Wave Editor Kevin Boyle gives his son some last minute advice. The really young needed help from their parents to run the one-block course.
The really young needed help from their parents to run the one-block course. The six to eight years olds ran a two-block course.
The six to eight years olds ran a two-block course. James Carson, 3, and Billy Collins, 7, get ready for their run.
James Carson, 3, and Billy Collins, 7, get ready for their run. Nine to 12 year olds ran their own race and most also took part in the later mile run.
Nine to 12 year olds ran their own race and most also took part in the later mile run. The highlight of the evening was the three-mile run.
The highlight of the evening was the three-mile run. Jimmy Hayden, who runs track for St. Francis, was the overall winner of the three-mile race, coming in at 18:03.
Jimmy Hayden, who runs track for St. Francis, was the overall winner of the three-mile race, coming in at 18:03. At least 100 youngsters took part in the one-mile run. At least two hundred took part in all of the youth races.
At least 100 youngsters took part in the one-mile run. At least two hundred took part in all of the youth races. Special Olympians had a run of their own.
Special Olympians had a run of their own. Tim McVey, who has been winning races such as these for 15 years, ran a not-so-close second in the run. 
Tim McVey, who has been winning races such as these for 15 years, ran a not-so-close second in the run. Police Officer Danielle Enxuto and Community Affairs Officer Ken Beecher made sure the kids were safe while they were running on Shore Front Parkway.
Police Officer Danielle Enxuto and Community Affairs Officer Ken Beecher made sure the kids were safe while they were running on Shore Front Parkway. Lots of walkers took part in the run as well.
Lots of walkers took part in the run as well.

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