Under the most difficult record breaking weather conditions of 10 inches of rain, The Patchogue Kiwanis Club successfully completed its 7th Annual 5K Twilight Trot. The weather prevented a large turnout but 250 runners from as far away as New York City competed in the downpour which soaked runners and workers alike. Members of the club and their families serviced the registration tents and also monitored the runners as the runners sped through Patchogue. Race chairman, Nick Harding oversaw the entire operation and was later lauded by the Greater Long Island Racing Club for a fantastic completion of the project under the most strenuous conditions. Several of the runners had exceptional world class times and earned extra funds for breaking local course records. Runners collected $2,600 in class prizes and collected many trophies and ribbons. The race was part of the prestigious Grand Prix series under the auspices of the United State Track & Field organization.

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