First Overall Male finisher Pat Leahy. Seventy runners hit the streets for the 36th Rockaway Rotary Annual Ocean Run/Walk on Sunday, May 4.
Held in memory of Barbara Eisenstadt, the 5K run went from Shore Front Parkway and Beach 102nd Street to Beach 108th Street. From there the course went to Beach 72nd Street and then back to Beach 102nd Street.
There was a 5K run/walk for adults and a 1/4 mile for children.
The top overall male finishers were Pat Leahy in first place, Lawrence Beck in second and Ronald Joseph in third.
First finishing female runners in first, second and third place were Caroline Gifford, Elizabeth Cummings and Kimberly Farina.
The annual run is sponsored by Sweet ‘N’ Low and hosted by the Rockaway Rotary Club.
First Overall Female finisher Caroline Gifford.
James McFarlane, NYC Parks trophy winner.
FDNY winner Patrick Conroy.
11 and Under winner Noah Kantor.
Tom Patchett, 40 to 49 First Place finisher.
70 Plus Male finisher Berton Robbins.
Running Rotarian Nancy Hanson.
Maureen O’Shea and friend cheering her on.
(L to r) Rockaway Rotary Club President Maureen Walsh, Brother Tom Trager, Dr. Debra Cirrincione, Joseph Trainor, Marvin Eisenstadt and Race Chairperson Daniel Mirkin.
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder catching up with a constituent.
Rotary runner Jane Donnelly.