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Edward Leavy of Staten Island competes in the (Credit: Steve Pfost)

Edward Leavy of Staten Island competes in the hammer event at the Long Island Senior Games. (June 3, 2012)

Long Island Senior Games in Dix Hills

Dozens of seniors participated in Long Island Senior Games track and field events at Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills.

Caryl Senn-Griffiths, right, of Massapequa dashes across the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Caryl Senn-Griffiths, right, of Massapequa dashes across the finish line during the 400m race. (Vicki Fox, of Huntington, is to her left.) Dozens of Long Island seniors participated in the Long Island Senior Games. The elderly-set showed off their track and field skills at Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills. (June 3, 2012)

Helen Belden runs during the 5K running event.
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Helen Belden runs during the 5K running event. Dozens of Long Island seniors participated in the Long Island Senior Games. The elderly-set showed off their track and field skills at Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills. (June 3, 2012)

Stephen Gould of Merrick launches into the air
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Stephen Gould of Merrick launches into the air during the long jump. Dozens of Long Island seniors participated in the Long Island Senior Games, held recently at Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills. (June 3, 2012)

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Edward Leavy of Staten Island competes in the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Edward Leavy of Staten Island competes in the hammer event at the Long Island Senior Games. (June 3, 2012)

John Shilling, of Douglaston, Queens, competes in the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Shilling, of Douglaston, Queens, competes in the 5K race at Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills. (June 3, 2012)

Robert Stonelli launches into the air for the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Robert Stonelli launches into the air for the long jump at the Long Island Senior Games. (June 3, 2012)

Edward Vinciquerra, 82, of Howard Beach, throws the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Edward Vinciquerra, 82, of Howard Beach, throws the javelin. (June 3, 2012)

Bill Connor of Port Jefferson in his high
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Bill Connor of Port Jefferson in his high jump attempt. (June 3, 2012)

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John Kuziwa of Commack competes in the high
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Kuziwa of Commack competes in the high jump. (June 3, 2012)

Harry Broere of Northport stretches before competing Sunday
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Harry Broere of Northport stretches before competing Sunday in the Long Island Senior Games, held at Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills. (June 3, 2012)

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