Written by Tribune Staff, firstname.lastname@example.org Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:19
The Farrell & Schmidt Ho Ho Ho 5-Kilometer Run started and finished at the John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage on Dec. 21. The top local finisher was Tim Mahony of Syosset, who scored in 11th place overall and third in the 15 to 19 age group.
Other locals winning awards in this year’s Ho Ho Ho Run were Gina Ferraro of Syosset (2nd woman, 35-39 age group), Patty Santella of Syosset (3rd woman, 45-49 age group), Kim Solomine of Syosset (2nd woman, 55-59 age group).
Janet Healy of Syosset (1st woman, 60-64 age group), Pamela Lee of Syosset (2nd woman, 60-64 age group), Constance Sehlmeyer of Syosset (1st woman, 65-69 age group) and Bert Jablon of Syosset (1st, 85-89 age group).
The charitable beneficiary of the run, managed by the Greater Long Island Running Club, was once again The Opening Word, a program run by the Dominican Sisters to teach English and other skills to poor, uneducated immigrant women.