Great Race XXIX

The 2006 Captain Myles Keogh Paddle, Wheel & Run

Great Race Memorial Awards

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Special memorial awards will be presented on Great Race Day
to honor participants and supporters of the race:

  • The Jule Verdi Award, presented to the first place team to finish the traditional course.
  • The Bonnie Foster Dello Stritto Award, presented to the youngest team to finish the race (either the short or traditional course).
  • The "Big John" Connors Award, presented to an outstanding Great Race volunteer or group of volunteers.
  • New for 2005: The Brian Hanley Memorial Award, presented to the first all female 4 person (canoe) team to finish the traditional course.
  • New for 2005: The Harriet Tubman Award, presented to the first all female 4 person (canoe) team to finish the short course. About Harriet Tubman
  • The George M. Michaels Award , presented to the first female and first male runner to finish the 10 kilometer portion of the traditional race.
  • The Paul Ringwood Senior Memorial Award, presented to the first place finisher in the Family Category in the SHORT race.
  • The Newman Award, presented to the oldest (average age) 4 person team to finish either race.
  • The Frank Ruggiero Memorial Scholarship awarded to a deserving college bound 2005 Great Race athlete or volunteer.

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