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The popular road race attracted a record 2,017 registrants
Eliud Ngetich (16) was soon to leave the lead pack. Like American Pharoah, he led wire-to-wire. Jack Graves
Bill Lehr, above left, of Shelter Island, said he regretted having taught Peter Hawkins how to change a tire. Above right, Peter Hawkins was the 10K’s wheelchair winner, edging out his friendly rival by a fraction of a second.
Meb Keflezighi, who, at 40, is breaking masters records now, will run in the Olympic marathon trials in Los Angeles in February.
The next day Eliud Ngetich won a 5-mile race in Branford, Conn., in 24:01. Jack Graves Photos

Three chances to get into the U.S. Open
Should they win the national playoffs tournament at Yale University in August, Hleb Maslau and Simona Weymar will get into the U.S. Open’s main draw. Jack Graves

The boys soccer team was the school’s pre-eminent team in the school year past
Jenna Budd, who’s going to Hofstra University, and Liam McGovern, who will matriculate at Colgate University in the fall, recently received their Paul Yuska awards from East Hampton’s athletic director, Joe Vas. Jim Stewart

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The Grasshoppers’ 8-7 win had been an upset of sorts
The Grasshoppers’ spirits were high Monday as they extended the Little League’s American division girls softball “world series” to a third game. Jack Graves

By Nate Schweers
Maidstone Club’s generosity ‘much appreciated’
The yoke three-person rescue was one of four demanding events in Sunday’s ocean lifeguard test at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. Craig Macnaughton
Marikate Ryan, an East Hampton High School sophomore, became on Sunday the latest in a long line of Ryans to pass the ocean lifeguard certification test. Craig Macnaughton

Rebeccah Wassner turned out to be the winner given her corrected time of 1:55:56.9.
The late internationally known swim coach and triathlete Steve Tarpinian was remembered with a moment of silence and a wreath ceremony before Saturday’s Montauk triathlon began. Jack Graves
Brian Pfund rode the late Steve Tarpinian’s time trial bike in Saturday’s 20-mile cycling leg. He and Armann Gretarsson, who did the swim and the run, were the first relay team to compete in a Montauk triathlon. Jack Graves

The little stable that could
To increase the fund for riding scholarships, a benefit will be held at Stony Hill Stables in Amagansett from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Jack Graves
John Paul Jimenez, who’s been the head hunter-jumper trainer at Stony Hill since last August, will be among those giving equestrian exhibitions at Stony Hill Stables Saturday.

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