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East Hampton's Ross School holds 5K

Interim Head of Ross School Gregg Maloberti stands

Interim Head of Ross School Gregg Maloberti stands with Ross students ages 10 and under who participated in the inaugural Run for Ross 5K run/walk. (Oct. 21, 2012) Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Dozens of families, faculty and community members gathered at East Hampton Beach Sunday for the inaugural 5K Ross Run. The run was hosted by the Ross School, a private day and boarding school in the Hamptons for grades pre-kindergarten to 12.

Rebecca Vollmer, 40, of East Hampton, the director
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Rebecca Vollmer, 40, of East Hampton, the director of development at Ross School, sorts through the various medals that were given out on Sunday at the inaugural Run for Ross 5K at East Hampton Beach. (Oct. 21, 2012)

Mark Tompkins, 47, of East Hampton, pins a
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Mark Tompkins, 47, of East Hampton, pins a number on his son Milo, 6, while his other son, Carson, 8, waits for his turn. The entire Tompkins family completed the 3.1 mile Run for Ross, a race whose proceeds benefit students and programs at Ross School in the Hamptons. (Oct. 21, 2012

Gregg Maloberti, the interim head of Ross School,
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Gregg Maloberti, the interim head of Ross School, and his wife Amy before the start of the inaugural Run for Ross 5K, a 3.1-mile run that benefits the school's annual giving fundraiser, a fund that supports student scholarships as well as programs and activities. (Oct. 21, 2012)

Ross School students were at the Run for
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Ross School students were at the Run for Ross event helping set up food and water stations as well as directing participants through the 3.1-mile course. All water was donated by Hamptons Water Company, and apples and apple cider were donated by The Milk Pail in Water Mill. (Oct. 21, 2012)

An official sounds the horn and the race
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

An official sounds the horn and the race begins at the inaugural Run for Ross 5K on Sunday, a 3.1-mile run that benefits the school's annual giving fundraiser, a fund that supports student scholarships as well as programs and activities. (Oct. 21, 2012)

Prior to the Run for Ross 5K race,
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Prior to the Run for Ross 5K race, a tai chi session was held on the beach to prepare competitors for the run. (Oct. 21, 2012)

Interim Head of Ross School Gregg Maloberti stands
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Interim Head of Ross School Gregg Maloberti stands with Ross students ages 10 and under who participated in the inaugural Run for Ross 5K run/walk. (Oct. 21, 2012)

Warren Street Social and Athletic Club runner Celine
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Warren Street Social and Athletic Club runner Celine Johnson was the first participant to cross the finish line at 21 minutes flat at the inaugural Run for Ross 5K. (Oct. 21, 2012)

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