Graybeards Ready To Run
The 11th annual Graybeards Family Run kicks off on Friday, July 26th, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales. The night will begin with the kids races which vary in distance according to age, and will start and finish at Beach 127 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. The Rockaway Special Olympians will follow with their always inspiring 1/4 Mile Run. The 1 Mile Run will begin at 7:00 p.m. The races will be capped by the 5K Run.
Post-race activities will follow immediately in the St. Francis schoolyard and will include music by the Grayriders along with the awards presentations, raffles, children’s rides, and plenty of food and beverages.
Advance registration will be at St. Francis de Sales on July 20th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 21st from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and July 25th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Day of race registration is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
You may also contact the Graybeards office and website, www.graybeards.com. If you just want to take part in the festivities, a $10 contribution will be accepted as you enter the yard. Race directors,
Keith Goldberg and Joe Featherston, encourage you to “Come One, Come All” for an evening of fun for the entire family. A large turnout is anticipated to demonstrate Rockaway’s resilience so please register early.