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Rob's Run 2016


The Bellmore PAL athletes wrapped up their XC season with a 5K run in Stillwell Woods, Syosset. It was the 24th Annual Rob's Run on Sunday, November 27th. It was a fun event with athletes, a guest athlete,  one of the parents and Coach Sheryl. It was a beautiful day for running. John, Anthony, Brendan and Alex entered as a Middle School Boys team, and......their team came in first! Way to go boys! What a way to finish off the season ....... all came in under 30 minutes. 


       John 21:09                          Anthony 24:30                      Brendan 24:43                      Alex 29:19

Now to get ready for the Indoor Season which starts on Tuesday, December 6th!



2016 XC Season


Region 1 Cross Country Junior Olympic Qualifiers was held on Sunday, November 20th, three of our athletes travelled to Saratoga Springs to compete - Anthony, Mikhaila and Lana. The day started off with snow, turned into light rain, but they ran their best and finished strong. They competed in 3 different age groups, running the same distance of 3K - Lana ran a 15:09 finishing as the 2nd Long Island runner in the 9/10 female age group; Mikhaila was in the next race and her time was 14:31 and she was the 4th Long Island runner in the 11/12 female age group; Anthony was in the 11/12 group and was the 3rd Long Island runner finishing in 13:25

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2016anthonyrun     All their hard work at practices paid off.  Look at the determination on their faces as they come into the          finish line


  What a great day for our athletes!   Congratulations! You have made your coaches and teammates proud of      you!


The rest of the XC team at practice at the top of Norman Levy Preserve in Merrick!





Summer 2016


Every year our athletes look forward to the summer meets - summer meets are lots of fun. It is a little break between Long Island Youth Association Championships and JO Qualifiers and Region 1 Championships & National JO Qualifiers.

Above at one of the summer meets is Maya, Jamieson, Marissa, Harrison, Mikhaila and Avery.

This year Anthony & John (not pictured), Mikhaila and Avery qualified for the Regional meet.

Region 1 Championships was held at SUNY Albany Thursday, July 7 thru Sunday, July 10. Mikhaila, Avery, and Anthony decided to go to Albany and it was quite an experience! In spite of all the rain stoppages and misty conditions the athletes had a wonderful time and did a great job representing their team!


From here ...... Massapequa Mile, Hoka One Mile ending the Summer with the Farmingdale Mile!

Let's go Bellmore PAL Track!



July 4th 2016


Once again the yellow shirts of the Bellmore PAL Track team lined up on the start

line for the annual Bellmore Striders 1 mile fun run for kids 13 and under

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Anthony Scotto was the overall   Mikhaila 1st female 6:58.6

winner with a time of 6:06.9    Marissa(in blue)2nd female 7:17.3



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Maya (far right) ran the 4 mile race and finished 1st in her age group with a time of 29:34.5

What a day for our young athletes! Everyone had a good time!

Great job guys, as always you made your coaches proud!





Region 1 XC Championships -2015

 The Regional XC Championships were held on Sunday, November 22nd. The day started out a little rainy but soon cleared up. The temperature was perfect for running. Bellmore PAL was represented by Isayah Contreras in the Boys 9/10 age  group, Mikhaila Hawthorne in the Girls 9/10 age group and John Schmuck in the Boys 11/12 age group. Each age group had more than 100 runners in each race. These athletes did their coach and their team proud. Isayah finished in the time of 12:02, John 12:00 and Mikhaila 14:57

Below is a picture of the athletes with their coach: