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I am sad to report the death of my friend Peter Glavin of Rochester, NY on Friday, April 23, 2010. 

Peter Glavin was a High School All-State (NY) runner while competing at McQuaid Jesuit HS, Rochester, NY ('80) and was an All-Conference runner while at Rutgers University ('84). He won the 1991 Jacksonville (FL) Marathon. He was the founder of the Genesee Valley Harriers running club of Rochester, NY.  He was the longtime Long Distance Running Chairperson for the USATF Niagara Association . He founded and directed the popular Upstate NY Cross Country Series from 1990 until his death. He co-directed the 2005 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships. He received the 2009 USATF National Cross Country Council Award for a lifetime of service to the sport of Cross Country in the USA.

He will be greatly missed.



Glavin, Peter E. "Pete"

Greece:           April 23, 2010. Pete is predeceased by his father & mother, William & Marie Glavin. He is survived by his wife, Christine M. (Chatterton) Glavin; children, Donovan Glavin & Shauna Glavin; brothers and sisters, John (Joan) Glavin, Tom (Betty Ann) Glavin, Kathleen (Mike) Kanealey, Dan (Cathy) Glavin, Bill Glavin, Mary Beth (Mike) Hasenauer; father & mother-in-law Deacon Jim & Mary Chatterton; sisters-in-law Michele (Mark) DePetres & Amy (Mike) Palermo; several Nieces, Nephews, Aunt, Cousins and Dear Friends. For more information about Peter visit www.aliferemembered.com In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Sunset House, 3746 St. Paul Blvd., Rochester, NY 14617, or to New York's 529 College Savings Plan, 5 Shoreway Dr., Rochester, NY 14612 or to NeuroOncology Research Fund, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, ATTN: Dr Nimish Mohile, in Pete's memory.


Not sure how we missed it…

Sorry to report on the passing of the great Norm Frank of Rochester on April 21, 2015.

Norm was 83 and had been in declining health since a series of strokes in 2008-09.

A one-time World-record holder for the number of marathons completed, Norm Frank finished 965 Marathons. He is still ranked 4th in North America. His first marathon was Boston in 1967 at age 35. After that he averaged 23 marathons a year including 39 in 1993. He ran 30 consecutive Boston Marathons and 37 consecutive Rochester Marathons.


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