A J/24 skippered by Oswego’s Tom Doran, “Oz” placed first overall in all three races of the regatta.
The regatta victory qualifies Doran to represent Oswego County at the Hospice Regattas National Championship in St. Petersburg, Fla., in April 2013.
Twenty-two boats competed in the Oswego County Hospice Cup Regatta, which is a fundraiser for Oswego County Hospice patients and their families.
Major sponsors for this year’s event included Constellation Energy, Entergy, Pathfinder Bank, Alliance Bank, NRG, and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.
“Natural,” an 8-meter sailed by John Fowler of the Sodus Bay Yacht Club, placed second overall in the regatta. “Natural” had overall race finishes of second, seventh, and third.
“Whiz Bucket,” a J/24 skippered by Matt Johnson of the Selkirk Yacht Club, finished third overall in the regatta. In individual races, the bo
The five-kilometer Walk/Run For Hope, a companion event held Saturday, started and finished at the McCrobie Civic Center on Lake Street. It also was a fundraiser for Oswego County Hospice.
Oswego native Eric Enwright finished first in the 5K run with a time of 18:54. He was followed by Alberto Gomez (20:42), Ed Lindo (21:27), Ron Nelson (23:42), and Keith Ridgeway (23:42).Trish Levine won the women’s 5K run and finished sixth overall with a time of 25:45. She was followed by Myla Knapp (26:06) and Evie Hayden (26:10).
In the 5K walk, Kathleen Cox finished first in 37:52.