2nd annual “Running of the Mayors” takes off at Valley Blue Sox game

Hampden County

Four Hampden County mayors lined up to race for a good cause Sunday night.

Reigning champ Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse hosted, Springfield’s Domenic Sarno, West Springfield’s Will Richelt, Chicopee’s Richard Kos who had a pinch runner for this year’s race.

It happened in between innings at tonight’s Valley Blue Sox Game.

All the runners got off to a good start but West Springfield’s Will Richelt showed off his running skills and came out on top. 

Richelt told 22News he was waiting for this day, “Been waiting for this day for a year, it’s fun it’s for a great cause every boys and girls club gets money s it’s good we’re happy to do it.”

It was the second year of the race which benefits local boys and girls clubs.

The game the Valley Blue Sox won 5-3. 

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