Commissioners to Host Cross Country Invitational

Cross Country Race

The annual Lackawanna County Commissioners Cross Country Invitational Race will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon at McDade Park, Scranton, featuring high school athletes from a tri-state area.  The top 25 finishers in the boys and girls junior high categories along with the girls and boys varsity divisions will also be recognized.

Winning teams in each of the race categories will also be honored. Information on the meet is available from the County’s Parks & Recreation Department at 570-963-6764.

Shown from left are: William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director of Parks & Recreation; Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, and Mark Dougher, the County’s Parks & Recreation’s Buildings & Grounds Manager.  

 

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Annual Hook O’Malley 5K Set for Sunday August 20th

Hook O'Malley cancer race photo

The 25th Anniversary Hook O’Malley 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, Aug. 20, at McDade Park at 10 a.m.  Registration will be held from 8:15-9:45 a.m.  Registration will cost $20 up until Thursday, Aug. 17.  Day of Race registration will be $25.

For more information, call (570) 346-1828 or (570) 341-7787.  All donations benefit the American Cancer Society.

Planners shown from left are: Patrick O’Malley, Vincent O’Malley, Patrick O’Malley II, Mary Theresa O’Malley Ruddy, Emily O’Malley, Matt O’Malley, Leo Ruddy, Gene Reed, Jim Moran, and Mary Jo Noone