Marathon at the 34th Annual Ocean to Sound 50 Mile Relay
The West Point Marathon Team traveled to Jones Beach State Park, Long Island to compete in the 34th Annual Ocean to Sound 50-Mile Relay, hosted by the Greater Long Island Running Club. The race was a competitive relay with teams of eight runners. Beginning on the Atlantic Ocean side of Long Island (Jones Beach State Park), the course traversed 50-miles across Long Island, ending in the Town of Oyster Bay on Long Island Sound. The West Point Marathon Team had two teams compete. Team Black ran in the Mixed Open Division (four men and four women), and Team Gold ran in the Men's Open Division (five men and three women). Despite unseasonably warm temperatures and a challenging course, the teams worked together and raced well, both earning spots on the podium. West Point Team Black: 1st Place Mixed Open Division / 8th Overall Run Time: 5:41:37, Pace: 6:53. West Point Team Gold: 3rd Place Men's Open Division / 5th Overall Run Time: 5:27:20, Pace: 6:26.