YORKTOWN, N.Y. – On Sunday, March 12, several Somers residents competed in St. Patrick’s Day races at FDR Park in Yorktown Heights. The Taconic Road Runners Club organized the races—a 10K race and 2-mile race.
Somers Runners Compete in St. Patrick's Day Races
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