2011-05-27 / Sports

Boardwalk Series Starts On Memorial Day

The Rockaway Running Series is entering its tenth season with their traditional Thursday evening runs at Beach 95 Street and the boardwalk.

The big news will be the addition of more runs such as the first annual Memorial Day 5-Miler run on May 29 at the Beach 95 Street boardwalk. The race will start at 9 a.m.

All races for the Thursday evening series will start at Beach 95 Street and the boardwalk, rain or shine, at 7 p.m. Races will include ΒΌ-mile, mile and 5K runs.

The Rockaway Running Series will also have the following new events: The Firecracker 10-Miler race on July 3, the Labor Day Half Marathon on September 4 and the Rockaway Marathon to be conducted on October 15.

The Rockaway series will be held every Thursday for the next six weeks starting on June 2 at 7 p.m.

There are no fees to register. June 23 will feature CYO and CHSAA Alum Night and June 30 will have the Bert Robbins Run. The Bob Davan Run will be conducted on July 7 and the John McManus Run on July 14.

The July 22 finale will feature the Rockapulco 5K Run with T-shirts and a post-race party.

Register online at rockapulcorun.com for more information about registration, fees and times or call 917- 287-7280.

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