Sean’s Run Committee Sets 2011 Date, Elects Officers
May 15, 2010 - The Organizing Committee of the annual Sean’s Run Presented by First Niagara Bank recently conducted their annual meeting, reported accomplishments and elected their officers responsible for leading the group’s work in planning and producing the 10th Annual Sean’s Run next spring at Chatham High School.
The committee set the weekend of April 30 and May 1, 2011 as the dates for the next Sean’s Run and also reported a record 1,462 entrants in the 9th Sean’s Run this past April. . Participants of all ages, including runners and walkers, came from throughout Columbia County and the capital region. Total entries have more than tripled in the past four years
A well received new feature, a short race for children with special needs that was conducted on the Saturday before the 5K and Meghan’s Mile, will be continued in 2011. Results, photos and a complete listing of entrants are posted at www.SeansRun.com.
The Committee reports having earned and given away $138,550 as scholarships to graduating seniors and as grants to schools and youth groups since the event’s inception in 2002.
Officers for the ensuing year include Jeff French, General Chairman, Carol Goold, Vice Chair, Joanne Doyle and Tammi Menegio serving as Co-Treasurers, Mark French as Secretary and Kelsey Frederick and Kyle Schmidt as Student Liaisons from Chatham High School. Jenna Frederick, who is graduating from CHS and will be leaving the Organizing Committee, was recognized for her service in helping to produce Sean’s Run for the past three years.