The 12th annual Captain Gerald F. DeConto, USN, Scholarship Fund 5-K Run and Walk.
Captain Gerald F. DeConto, USN was killed at the age of 44 in the September 11th terrorist attack on the Pentagon. A scholarship fund has been set up in his memory to honor him and the legacy he left behind which is one of service to his country, leadership, friendship and love of life and family. A scholarship is awarded each year from the fund to a deserving Sandwich High School senior.
The 5-K starts with a brief memorial tribute at 9:00am on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Russell’s Corner (corner of Rte. 6A and Jarvis Street) in Sandwich, MA. The course is a scenic 3.1 mile route through the center of Sandwich to the Sandwich Marina and beach area. Runners and walkers are both welcome. Runners will leave the starting line first with official timing by Spitler Race Systems of Pawtucket RI.