Run for the money
Founder and pres of JackRabbit Sport, Lee Silverman, knows how to get you dressed and ready for action. From swimming to cycling and training to boot, Lee’s store offers the tops in sneaks, sweats and shirts. This year, JackRabbit Sports launched the first ever Run for the Rabbit campaign where you athletic types are trained to compete in the Hamptons Marathon, which is happening on Sept. 24, to raise money for their favorite charities. Yes, Standing O knows that the Hamptons are on the other side of our island, but our pal Lee is a born and bred Brooklynite and two of his six runners live here as well — Cipriana Cuevas of the South Slope and Ben Wymer of Cobble Hill. Lee opened his first store in Park Slope seven years ago — and even though he branched out to that other borough over the bridge, we’re letting it slide, because he still has the Brooklyn store in the heart of Park Slope and just look at the Brooklyn spirit he’s got. Standing O wishes all the runners mazel, which is our way of saying, “You run; we’ll meet you at the finish line.”
JackRabbit Sports [151 Seventh Ave. at Garfield Place in Park Slope, (718) 636-9000].
©2011 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not BrooklynDaily.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynDaily.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.