Rotary Run This Sunday
The Rockaway Rotary 33rd Annual Ocean Run/Walk in Memory of Barbara Eisenstadt will kick off this Sunday on the boardwalk at 10 a.m. The event is sponsored by Sweet ‘N Low.
The run will include two separate races, an adult 5K and children’s 1/4 mile. All participants are eligible for a T-shirt. Awards will be given for the first three overall finishers (male and female). Awards are also given to the top male and female finishers in the following age groups: 11 and under, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-70, 71 and over. Special awards will be given to members of the police, parks, fire, sanitation and the physically challenged.
Participants and spectators should gather at Beach 116 Street and the boardwalk. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. Each person must have a separate registration form. Free blood pressure screenings will be available by the nurses from St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. A Post Race Party and Awards Presentation at the “Irish Circle” at Beach 102 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard will take place after the race.
Those interested in registering in advance should visit http:// rockawayoceanrun.eventbrite.com.