Marlboro’s Tough Ten Mile Turkey Trot
Has Great Turnout
On a beautiful, sunny morning with temperatures
uncharacteristically hovering around 50 degrees at race time, 70 runners took
part in the 2nd Annual Tough Ten Mile Turkey Trot. Sponsored by the
Highland City Striders, Marlboro Recreation Department and the Marlborough High
Track Teams, each runner donated ten can goods for the Marlboro Food Pantry as
an application fee.
Scott Leslie (who holds the course record) from Rutland defended his
title by winning for two years in a row, setting a new course record of 58.59.
Leslie passes Silva Geraldo, from Danbury,
Ct. at the seven mile mark and
never looked back. Sue Cocchiarella from Somerville was the first woman finisher in a time of
1.20.09 outkicking Jamie Winters from Cambridge who ran a
The first male finisher from Marlboro was Andrew Oram (16 yrs. old) and the first female finisher from
Marlboro was Lisa deMars in a time 1.24.51.
Runners came from all over the globe, those participating
came from England, Scotland, Brazil
and South Africa.