Photo Finish at Health Department’s Run 4 Your Life

Lori-Beth Patsey, right, edges out Amanda Legace, to win top female honors. Patsey's time was 25:15.3 to Legace's 25:15.8.

From left, Patricia Benitez, 30:59, first 50-59 year old female; Angela Castronuovo, 26:07, first 13-15 female; mom Kelli Castronuovo, 28:06, third 40-49 female; and Vincent Castronuovo, 20:47, first 13-15 male. 

From left, Patricia Benitez, 30:59, first 50-59 year old female; Angela Castronuovo, 26:07, first 13-15 female; mom Kelli Castronuovo, 28:06, third 40-49 female; and Vincent Castronuovo, 20:47, first 13-15 male.

Hundreds of runners and walkers came out for the First Annual Run 4 Your Life event, featuring a 5-kilometer run, a one-mile walk and a half-mile kids’ fun run.

The event, organized by the Putnam County Department of Health, was envisioned as a fun, family event. Phil Shea, 33, of Beacon, crossed the line first in 18:04, clocking a 5:50-mile pace; his dad, Phil, was not far behind, placing second in the 50-59 age group with 25:13.

The first woman to cross the finish was Lori-Beth Patsey, 31, in 25:15, who edged out Amanda Legace, 23, in a photo finish.

Overall results

Men

1. Philip Shea, 33, Beacon (18:04)
2. Michael Schmutzer, 41, Yorktown Heights (19:29)
3. Kyle Christian, 16, Holmes (19:37)
4. Vincent Castronuovo, 14, Carmel (20:47)
5. Michael Farquhar, 45, Carmel (20:53)

Women

1. Lori-Beth Patsey, 31 (25:15)
2 Amanda Legace, 23 (25:16)
3. Angela Castronuovo, 14, Carmel (26:07)
4. Jessica Kozmo, 12 (26:19)
5. Joanna Arrigale, 35 (27:06)

Photos courtesy Putnam County Department of Health

Lori-Beth Patsey, right, edges out Amanda Legace, to win top female honors. Patsey's time was 25:15.3 to Legace's 25:15.8.

Lori-Beth Patsey, right, edges out Amanda Legace, to win top female honors. Patsey’s time was 25:15.3 to Legace’s 25:15.8.

 

 

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