AROUND THE HORN: Meriden Fun Run summer series has liftoff; weekly results from Tradiion

AROUND THE HORN: Meriden Fun Run summer series has liftoff; weekly results from Tradiion



MERIDEN —  Elise Kennedy and Derek Destefano won the opening two races in the 2019 Meriden Fun Run summer series at Platt High School.

Kennedy took the series-opener in 22:57, finishing 21 seconds ahead of Bob Kapustinski.

In the second race, Destefano blazed to a time of 18:45, winning by more than five minutes.

The Fun Run races cover three miles. They are held on Wednesday evenings, with the exception of the Fourth of July, starting at the Platt track at 6 p.m.

Wednesday league results for Traditions

WALLINGFORD — A round of 48 from Diane Iglesias won Flight 1 this week in the Wednesday Ladies Golf League at Traditions Golf Club.

Jan Gold took Flight 2 with a 58 and Nancy Smith was the Flight 3 winner at 55.

A low net of 33 was carded by Gail Barry in Flight 2. Lori Crispino (Flight 1) and Susan McNerney (Flight 3) both had winning net rounds of 34.

Franciscans slate annual golf outing

MERIDEN — The 24th annual Franciscan Golf Classic will play Monday, Aug. 19, at Tunxis Country Club in Farmington. 

The event benefits the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. 

Entry fee is $180. It includes greens fees, refreshments, cart, lunch and dinner. 

Registration and the driving range open at 10 a.m. Shotgun start is set for 11 a.m. 

Lunch will be served on the course. Awards dinner and raffle starts at 4 p.m.

Visit flcenter.org for further information.


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