Wellington Rotary Hosts Race For The Red & Blue

PBCFR Deputy Chief Doug McGlynn and PBSO Chief Deputy Michael Gauger congratulate first-place winner Billy Connors.

The Rotary Club of Wellington hosted another successful Race for the Red & Blue First Responders 5K on Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Wellington Amphitheater. The race brought the community together in support of emergency responders, including both Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The top finisher overall was 12-year-old Billy Connors, with a time of 20:50. He was followed by Georgios Loudaros at 21:30, and Dean Marrone in third with a time of 22:43. The top female finishers were Kristen Admundsen at 23:20, Caroline Oehlerich in second at 23:42 and Dana Cantwell at 24:06 for third. The certified course included professional times kept by Accuchip. Race proceeds will support the charities of the Wellington Rotary Club, PBCFR and the PBSO. For more information about this and other events sponsored by the Rotary Club of Wellington, visit www.wellingtonrotary.org.