BENNINGTON — The Bennington Marauders started their fall/winter season at the Pilgrim's Pride meet on Sunday, at RPI.
The Marauders had a great showing and many impressive swims. Two of the fifteen swimmers competing were able to place in the top 10. These swimmers were Phebe Hall, who was 10th in the 100-yard breaststroke and Elyse Altland who won her heat in the 100 freestyle, was third in the 100 individual medley, second in the 50 free, and third in the 50 breast.
Also swimming and posting best times for the Marauders were: Paige Marion, Jordan Barilone, Emily Barilone, Abigail Foster, Molly Harper, Shay Callanan, Finn Healy, Logan Parizo, Grace Burhans, Perrin Marion, Nathan Younce and Meghan Barilone.
The Marauders will compete again on December 6 at the December Super Splash.
Winter season passes now available
BENNINGTON >> Mount Anthony Union High School will be offering winter season passes to home night games for the 2015-16 school year.
A complete winter season pass for all home wrestling and boys and girls basketball games will be $30 for adults and $15 for students and senior citizens for a 68 percent savings.
For more information and to download a purchase form, go to the MAU Athletics website at www.maupatriots.com, or contact Activities assistant Bridgette Worthington at firstname.lastname@example.org or 447-1899, Ext. 4.
Running of the Turkeys in Arlington
ARLINGTON >> Runners, walkers and kids of all ages are invited to participate in the 20th Annual Running of the Turkeys held on Thanksgiving morning in East Arlington. The event includes a 5K (3.1 miles) run and walk as well as a Kids Fun Run. The race is hosted by the Batten Kill Valley Runners Club.
The run and walk take off promptly at 9 a.m. on November 26 at Fisher Elementary. The Kids Fun Run is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m.
Entry forms are available at the Batten Kill Valley Runners website at www.bkvr.net and online registration is available at www.finishright.com. Race Day registration is available from 7:45 until 8:30 a.m. but participants are encouraged to register in advance.
Turkeys will be given to the overall male and female winners and apple pies will be awarded to the overall second and third place male and female finishers in the running and walking events. All finishers of the Kids Fun Run receive awards for completing the event. Special Turkeyware will be given to the first 300 registrants.
We encourage you to bring all family members to experience this unique event and to work up an appetite for your Thanksgiving dinner. Other surprises are planned so come join the fun! For more information, call Anita at (518) 677-8333.