2006-07-07 / Community

Graybeards Family Run On 7/28

The Graybeards will sponsor a Family Run that will begin and end on Beach 100 Street and Shorefront Parkway on Friday evening, July 28.

There will be four separate runs, starting with a Kids' Run at 6:30 p.m. Children ages 7 and younger will run for two blocks, while children 8 to 10 will run for three blocks. At 6:45 p.m., the Special Olympians Run will begin; a one-mile run open to all ages will start at 7 p.m.; and a five-kilometer run kicks off at 7:15 p.m., open to all ages and walkers are welcomed.

In-person registration and pickup of numbers and shirts will take place at St. Francis de Sales at Beach 129 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Saturday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Thursday, July 27 from 6-8 p.m.; and St. Camillus, on Beach 100 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Saturday, July 22 from 5-6 p.m. and Sunday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. On the day of the race, registration will be at St. Camillus from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Refreshments, awards, raffles and entertainment will take place at St. Camillus following the race. All proceeds from the race will be distributed by the Graybeards, a community based non-profit organization that provides services and support to the Rockaway community and beyond.

Checks are made payable to Graybeards, Ltd. To register by mail, send to: Graybeards Family Run, 436 Beach 129 Street, Belle Harbor, New York 11694.

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