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Bronx Man Wins Dobbs Ferry 5K Race For The Fourth Time

Jeff Saland of Hastings (360) leads a pack of runners at the Dobbs Ferry Labor Day 5-Kilometer race.
Jeff Saland of Hastings (360) leads a pack of runners at the Dobbs Ferry Labor Day 5-Kilometer race. Photo Credit: CarolynB/Shutterfly
The awards ceremony at the Dobbs Ferry Labor Day 5-Kilometer race.
The awards ceremony at the Dobbs Ferry Labor Day 5-Kilometer race. Photo Credit: CarolynB/Shutterfly
Kim Addis of Dobbs Ferry (201) races in the Labor Day 5K.
Kim Addis of Dobbs Ferry (201) races in the Labor Day 5K. Photo Credit: CarolynB/Shutterfly
Louis Schwartz of Dobbs and son Daniel, 11, competed in the Dobbs Ferry 5K.
Louis Schwartz of Dobbs and son Daniel, 11, competed in the Dobbs Ferry 5K. Photo Credit: CarolynB/Shutterfly
Dobbs Ferry's Phoebe Ward, 11, runs the Labor Day 5K.
Dobbs Ferry's Phoebe Ward, 11, runs the Labor Day 5K. Photo Credit: CarolynB/Shutterfly
The start of the Dobbs Ferry 5K race.
The start of the Dobbs Ferry 5K race. Photo Credit: CarolynB/Shutterfly

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. - Dobbs Ferry Recreation Department Superintendent Matt Arone said the village's Labor Day 5-Kilometer race was a success as 111 runners ran the course in wet weather conditions.

Kevin Beganics of the Bronx won the men's competition for the fourth consecutive year with time of 17:24.2, about six seconds slower than his 2012 run.

Christy Leggerio of Yonkers also repeated women's title championship run with the 12th overall place and a time of 20:52.7, nearly a minute over last year's great time. Age-group winners included for the men: Calvin Sheely (14-under), Grant Sheely (15-19), John Benvin (20-29), Vincent Galgano (30-39), Bruce Cadonhead (40-49), and Perry King (50-59), Charles Scioscia (60-69). Age-group winners for the women included Olivia Curtin (14-under), Kayleen McGovern (15-19), Nina Wasserman (20-29), Zara Young (30-39), and Amy Lamberti (40-49), Carolyn Clarick (50-59).

Arone said 49 runners attended the post-race breakfast, a first for the Labor Day 5K, whihc was hosted by Doubleday's Restaurant.

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