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Last weekend, four girls from Darien competed in the 2017 Firecracker Half Marathon in Rockaway, New York. On July 15, Kerry Blatney, Cameron Appleby, Kimmy Olvany and Marley Garfield ran as a team and completed the course in times ranging from 1:54.32 to 1:55.11. Part of the Rockaway Running Series, the 13.1 mile race was run on the boardwalk along Rockaway Beach on the south shore of Long Island. These athletes are all members of the Darien High School varsity track team and committed to training together in the off season in order to prepare for this race.