Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Hosts Steven Bonano Memorial Run

The Kips Bay kids participated in this year’s run with Alberto Rodriguez (back, l), Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club program coordinator.
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The Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club hosted its annual Day for Kids Festival on Saturday, September 22 at its Palmaro Clubhouse on 1930 Randall Avenue. The event featured one-mile and three-mile children’s 5K runs in memory of the late deputy chief Steven Bonano, who was a member of the club and its swim team.

(l-r) Bronx Rocket Gals members Val Williams, Deborah Bolden and Karla Cabrera Carrera with Bronx Sole member Willie McCray.
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(front, l-r) Patrol Borough Bronx detective Caldero; Eddie Oyola, Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Swimming Program director; Anthony Bonano, Steven Bonano’s brother; Alberto Rodriguez; NYPD Chief of Transit Edward Delatorre; detective Caminero met with youth at the starting line.
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(l-r) Sean Baez, Sebastian Grullo and Guileny Grullo finished the 5K.
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(l-r) Van Cortlandt Park’s Starline Runners and founders Gisela Perez and Xiomara Oganda, Kathy Guillen, Elayne Syvester, Will McCray and Justin Mashia from Bronx Sole with Bronx Rocket Gals runners.
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Young participant Tyson Guillard ran in both the 1 mile youth race and 5K adult race.
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