Written by Mineola American Staff Thursday, 21 August 2014 00:00
Mineola runners PJ Diskin, Kaitlin Phelps, and Yuri Karasz were award winners in the Lynn, Gartner, Dunne & Covello Sands Point Sprint 5 Kilometer Run, held on the grounds of Nassau County’s Sands Point Preserve on Saturday morning, Aug. 9.
Phelps took the third place award in the women’s 25-29 age group with a finishing time of 28 minutes, 22 seconds; Karasz finished in 25 minutes, 1 second, to win the second place award in the women’s 45-49 age group; and Diskin earned the second place award in the 55-59 age group with a time of 21 minutes, 42 seconds.
A total of 348 runners completed the run sponsored by the Mineola law firm of Lynn, Gartner, Dunne & Covello. John Dunne, a resident of Mineola and a named partner in the title sponsor law firm, completed the sprint in a very creditable 29 minutes, 49 seconds.