2009-05-01 / Community

Rockaway Rotary Ocean Run Draws 160 To Boards

Rotary members Kevin O'Mealy (left) and John Napolitano register runners. Including the children who ran in their own race, 160 people registered for the race. Rotary members Kevin O'Mealy (left) and John Napolitano register runners. Including the children who ran in their own race, 160 people registered for the race. The annual Rockaway Rotary Run, sponsored by Sweet'N Low and run in memory of activist Barbara Eisenstadt, was held under beautiful skies on Sunday morning. The run was followed by an after-race party and awards ceremony at the Irish Circle restaurant on Beach 102 Street.


Young runners head for the finish line in the children's race, which was held just prior to the regular run. Young runners head for the finish line in the children's race, which was held just prior to the regular run. Members of the Rockaway Rotary Club gather for group portrait on race day. Members of the Rockaway Rotary Club gather for group portrait on race day. The first female runner over the line was Meghan Hayes who ran the course in 21:07. The first female runner over the line was Meghan Hayes who ran the course in 21:07. Terri Coyle was the third female runner over the line at 23:45. Terri Coyle was the third female runner over the line at 23:45. The second female runner, Kaitlyn Touhey, came over the line in 22:53. The second female runner, Kaitlyn Touhey, came over the line in 22:53. The family that runs together … The family that runs together … Jim Lunny finished third in 18:45. Jim Lunny finished third in 18:45. Brian King was second over the line ten seconds after Shields. Brian King was second over the line ten seconds after Shields. Mike Shields came over the line first in 17 minutes and 47 seconds. Mike Shields came over the line first in 17 minutes and 47 seconds.

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