Patty’s Race Honors Memory, Raises Money

Updated 6 years ago

Family and friends of a young woman killed in a car crash in Lee gathered Sunday to honor her memory.Patty’s Race is an annual run/walk that kicks off at Lee Academy.Patty Corbin was a junior at the school when she died in 2002.Her family started the Race in her memory the following year.They donate the proceeds to a scholarship fund in Patty’s name…it’s presented each year to a graduating senior.Patty’s Dad, Mike Corbin, was impressed that even on a dreary day, close to 150 folks showed up to honor Patty and help raise money for the cause. “It brings together everybody who knew her…it’s primarily for her memory and secondarily to raise money for scholarship fundraising and we’ve had tremendous support in the past and this year as well.”Patty Corbin was an honor student at Lee Academy who was also on the cross country and ski teams.


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