Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
(from the original press release): "New York City firefighter Kevin Malley of the Bronx, led the field today with a win of 2:53:28 in the Sri Chinmoy Rainbow Marathon. Malley, who has a marathon best of 2:40 will be running with his team, the New York City Fire Department in the upcoming New York City Marathon. Albert Bouchard of Manhattan took 2nd with a personal record of 3:07:48 in the men's open division, while ultra running great Alan Fairbrother, also of Manhattan, took first in the men's 50 and over division in a time of 2:57:22.
In the women's division, Beverly Shabat of Brooklyn took home the winning trophy in a time of 4:31:52."
The marathon was run on a one mile loop and is part of the monthly Sri Chinmoy Rainbow Marathon series run on the 27th of every month. (Editor's note: the size of the field varied from about 10 runners during the winter months to over 70 runners during the summer).