Walton runner places fourth in Syracuse
Walton’s Scott Gleason placed fourth out of 3,508 finishers in Saturday’s Tipperary Hill Shamrock Run, a four-mile road race in Syracuse.
Gleason finished in 20 minutes, 59 seconds, breaking his previous personal best of 22:05 over that distance. Gleason finished one second out of third place and 40 seconds behind winner Sam Morse of Camden.
Gleason will compete in the New York City Half Marathon on Sunday.
SADD run to be held April 27
The 16th annual SADD Strides For Safety 5K Run/Walk and Health Fair will be held April 27 at Oneonta High School.
Registration and the health fair will begin at 11:30 a.m. The race will start at 1 p.m.
The fee is $15 before April 27 and $20 on race day. Those registering by April 1 will be guaranteed an event T-shirt. Registration forms are available at schools in Oneonta, Franklin and Unatego, and by going online at www.oneontacsd.org/news.cfm.
The event raises money for local SADD chapters. For more information, contact SADD adviser Cathy Lynch at CLynch@oneontacsd.org.
Junior golf program starts soon
Catskill Mountains Junior Golf is accepting applications for 2014.
The program, which includes clinics, a parent-junior tournament and a banquet, will be offered at Ouleout Creek Golf Course in North Franklin and at Shephard Hills Golf Course in Roxbury.
Youths ages 5-17 may participate.
For applications or more information, visit the website www.catskillmountainsjuniorgolf.com.
State basketball tickets on sale
Tickets are on sale for the 37th New York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys Basketball State Championships, which run Friday through Sunday at the Glens Falls Civic Center.
Tickets cost $10 per session or $50 for all sessions.
Tickets may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office, by phone at 855-432-2849 or online at www.GlensFallsCC.com or www.ticketleap.com.