Plainview distance runner scored a decisive victory in the Women’s Division of a 5-mile race April 7 in the
The 31 year old Klarfeld took the lead from the start and was never headed, racing to a 31:57, comfortably in front of runner-up Patricia Brims of Jersey City, who scored in 32:59. The race took place at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford.
The race was the third in a series leading up to the It was conducted by the under the auspices of Nassau County and the Friends of Nassau Recreation. The fourth and final race in the series is a 4-mile event scheduled for Saturday April 28 at Eisenhower Park.
“This is a great new concept that has been long overdue,” said Walter Kueffner of the Running Club, who heads the Race Committee. “We thank County Executive and the County Parks Department for cooperating in adding all these new programs leading up to the Long Island Marathon, and we are thrilled that so accomplished a runner as Shari Klarfeld was on hand to help us celebrate this great series.”