Residents of the East Meadow School District joined students, faculty and board of education members for the district’s ninth annual “Run with the Rams” 5K fundraiser, sponsored by the W.T. Clarke Athletic Department, on April 29.
Bright and early on a warm Saturday, participants of all ages gathered in Clarke High School’s gymnasium to check in, register and pin their timing bibs for the one-mile “fun run” or 5K street race.
Organized by Josh Friedman, the athletic chairperson for W.T. Clarke High School and Middle School, both races began and ended outside the athletic complex, circling through the neighborhood, with water stops managed by student volunteers.
The fundraiser accumulated $2,000 to benefit a local family in need and the W.T. Clarke Athletic program.
Members of the W.T. Clarke High School softball team posed for a picture with their timing bibs prior to the race.
Participants of the East Meadow School District “Run with the Rams” fundraiser were all smiles as they finished the race.
Photos courtesy of the East Meadow School District