Gaetano LaGatta, of Whitesboro, did not write his Go the Distance application. In fact, it was a surprise to him when he got the call that he made the team.
Gaetano’s wife, Andrea, ran a 5K with him two years ago and that’s what prompted her to submit his name for consideration. She sees how running can change your life.
Gaetano is a school safety officer in New Hartford.
His students and his own kids look up to him for many reasons, and now they can add Boilermaker runner to their list.