Number of Participants: 30
Hours Donated: 1
Value of Time Served: $254
Event Type: Civic & Community
Sport: Track and Field
Date: June 1, 2015
1100 Dixon Avenue Copiague
New York 11726, United States
On May 19, more than 30 schools traveled to Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School to participate in the fifth annual Christopher Urban and Brittney Walsh Memorial Invitational, in honor and memory of Christopher Urban and Brittney Walsh.
Organized by Copiague track coaches George Schroeder and John Sack, the annual event is held to honor both Christopher and Brittney’s memory and their commitment to The invitational featured 18 events including pole vaulting, the 2,000/3,000 steeplechase, long jump and shot put. In addition to the standard track-and-field events, fifth-grade students from the four elementary schools – Deauville Gardens East, Deauville Gardens West, Great Neck Road and Susan E. Wiley – participated in a boys and girls 4×100 “Fun Run” relay, with each participant receiving a medal.
Fun Run: Fifth-grade students in the Copiague School District participated in the 4×100 “Fun Run” relay during the Urban Memorial Invitational. Urban Run: Members of the Walter G. O’Connell track team at the Urban and Walsh Memorial Invitational.
Photo courtesy of the Copiague Public School District