Mechanicville’s D.A.R.E. Race – by Sandy McBride


122 runners and two dozen walkers gathered last Wednesday to participate in the 25th annual DARE race and fun walk in downtown Mechanicville.  Kevin Connors of the Connors Agency, an original sponsor of the event, was pleased to announce that Joe Kelly had run the race for the 25th time, the only entrant to do all twenty-five.  Mr. Kelly is more than 80 years old, and Kevin says he knocked two full seconds off his 2013 time!  He was beaten in his age division by fellow octogenarian Richard Schumacher by less than a minute.  And trailing by not a lot was the winner of the 90 plus division, Virginia Donahue.


Read the entire article in the June 5th issue of the Express.