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Sunday, 21 June 2009: The
Eighth Annual running of "Brendan's Home RunTM"
5K Race & Walk took place on
Father's Day 21 June 2009 at Belmont High School track. Once again
it was a great day for runners, and the course record was shattered by Dan
Vassallo who re-claimed the champion's crown. Dan ran the course in an
amazing 15:07.9, dramatically breaking last year's record
by some 17 seconds set by Paul Ryan. Race results are
The full story
with pictures is
now posted and available by clicking here. The course used for Brendan's Home Run is certified by the USA Track & Field Road Running
Technical Council (Certification Code: MA03028RN©).
map of the course layout and
is available for those
of you who may be planning on joining us in future years. We look
forward to seeing you in 2010!
Monday 1 June 2009:
The eighth annual Brendan Grant Scholarships were awarded
at the Senior Assembly at Belmont High School, Belmont, MA to 2009
Seniors Steve Amrein, Kayla Hoyer, and Vladislav (Larry) Shusharin.
here for the full story and picture about this year's scholarship
Friday-Saturday, 22-23 May 2009:
Good crowds and good weather
were on hand for the Fifth Annual Brendan Grant Memorial Baseball Tournament, held at the beginning of Memorial Day weekend at the
Brendan Grant Memorial Field. Winchester came away as this year's
champion, over runner-up Lynnfield followed by Belmont and Austin Prep.
for the full story and pictures of the 2009 tournament.
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19 April 2009: The
Belmont Marauders Baseball Camp for boys and girls ages 4 to 13 was held
on six consecutive weekends (five Sundays and one
Saturday) at the Belmont High School Field House from 15 March to 19
April 2009 to help young ball players sharpen their baseball skills.
This camp is now its third full decade of service to the youth of
Belmont, and was co-sponsored by the Belmont Recreation Department and
The Brendan Grant Foundation. The Belmont High School Baseball
team helps run the camp, and proceeds go to help defray their assorted
costs including the annual Brendan Grant Memorial Baseball Tournament.
Saturday, 10 January 2009: The Eighth Annual Brendan Grant Wrestling
Tournament was held at Belmont High School on Saturday 10 January
2009. Just like in last year's tournament, once again sixteen high school wrestling teams competed during this all day tournament. The overall team winner
this year goes to Needham High School.
here for the full story.
Previously referred to as the Belmont Invitational Wrestling Tournament, this event has for the last
28 years been one of the premier High School Wrestling gatherings of its kind in the Northeast region. During the 1999-2000 season, Brendan was one of the Captains of the Belmont High School Wrestling Team.