Running of the Bears 5K supports Team Hopefull!
Highlights from the Running of the Bears 5K Walk/Run on April 21 at Vestal High School. Congratulations to first-place race winner Josh Tomaka, who crossed the line first with a time of 17:35!.. Second-place winner was Casper Magacs at 17:51, and coming in third was Aaron Perry at 18:06. Rachel Johnson was the first-place ladies winner with a time of 22:36. Top male and female Vestal High School runners were Joe Lamoureux and Hayley Van Gorden. The age 80-and-over winner was ...Mr. George Verwys.

Over $4,000 was raised to benefit Team Hopefull, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting families affected by Prader-Willi Syndrome. In addition to thanking the donors featured in the last photo, we also want to thank our Running of the Bears 5K race sponsors: Gold Sponsor - Spiedie & Rib Pit * Silver Sponsors - Schaffer Darpino Flooring, NBT Bank, Old Union Hotel, Visions Federal Credit Union, Broome Bituminous, Inc. and Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP * Bronze Sponsors - Basha's Lebanese Grill, Hatala Orthodontics, Meier Supply Company, Inc., Budget Fences and Matthews Auto!

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