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Eastchester Runner Finishes In New York City Marathon

Lauren Hammer of Briarcliff Manor runs in the marathon.
Lauren Hammer of Briarcliff Manor runs in the marathon. Photo Credit: Contributed
Tom Dube of Eastchester, with his family and Fred's Team members in the background, celebrates his finish at the TCS New York City Marathon.
Tom Dube of Eastchester, with his family and Fred's Team members in the background, celebrates his finish at the TCS New York City Marathon. Photo Credit: Contributed
Alex Antunovic of Chappaqua gets ready to run on Sunday in the TCS New York City Marathon.
Alex Antunovic of Chappaqua gets ready to run on Sunday in the TCS New York City Marathon. Photo Credit: Contributed
Jaydip Patel of Ossining waits to start Sunday's race.
Jaydip Patel of Ossining waits to start Sunday's race. Photo Credit: Contributed
Kristen Kirkland of Croton, who ran for the non-profit Every Mother Counts, shows off her medal. Kirkland finished her second marathon in three weeks. She also ran the Chicago Marathon in October.
Kristen Kirkland of Croton, who ran for the non-profit Every Mother Counts, shows off her medal. Kirkland finished her second marathon in three weeks. She also ran the Chicago Marathon in October. Photo Credit: Contributed

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Runners from Westchester County were among the 50,000 athletes who hit the streets on Sunday, Nov. 2, for the TCS New York City Marathon.

Runners faced chilly conditions and stiff, blustery winds for the race, where Wilson Kipsang won the men’s race and Mary Keitany led the women’s field. Both runners are from Kenya.

Among the finishers was Eastchester's Tom Dube, who ran the race for Fred's Team, which raises money for cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering hospital.  Dube has run 27 marathons, including his first in 1987 at New York. In 2004, Dube's 20-month old son was diagnosed with neuroblastoma and spend the next threeyears in treatment at Sloan-Kettering. He is is now a healthy student at Eastchester Middle School. He finished in 3:56:42.

For the complete list of New York finishers in the marathon, visit the race website .

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