This week’s PotatoHampton 5K kicks off a summer of exciting walks and runs that enable all East Enders to keep fit. Head to www.danshamptons.com/potatohampton to register for the 34th annual running of this famed event, and then keep in shape throughout the summer with the below great events:
POTATOHAMPTON 5K – 6/2, 9 a.m., Bridgehampton Militia Park on Ocean Road. Proceeds to benefit Jordan’s Initiative. www.danshamptons.com. $30 pre-registration, $35 day of race.
PAWS ACROSS THE HAMPTONS – 6/9, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk. Lola Prentice Park, adjacent to the Southampton Village Police station on Windmill Lane. Dog walk to benefit the Southampton Hospital and the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation. Rain date 6/10. www.southamptonhospital.org, www.southamptonanimalshelter.com. $30, $15 for seniors and kids under 15.
CHRISTOPHER’S RUN – 6/9, 9:30 a.m., Veterans Hall, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton. Proceeds benefit the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Duke University Medical Center. In memory of Christopher Lesta. $25 pre-registration, $30 day-of, $5 kids fun run at 9 a.m.
21st ANNUAL SOUTHAMPTON ROTART FIRECRACKER 8K RUN – 7/8, 8:30 a.m. Southampton. Proceeds benefit the Southampton Rotary Scholarship Fund. Register at www.islandrunning.net. $20 before 7/1, $25 day of race.
22nd Annual Westhampton Beach Joe Koziarz Memorial Certified 5K Run & Walk & 1K Kids Fun Run – 7/21, 8:30 a.m., Kids Fun Run 8:15 a.m., Westhampton Beach. Registration forms available in the Westhampton Chamber office on online at www.islandrunning.net. $20 before 6/30, $25 after.
SYS/AHRC SUFFOLK 5K RUN/WALK – 7/28, 9 a.m., Southampton. To benefit AHRC, a not for profit organization serving children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Register at www.islandrunning.net. $20 pre-registration, $30 day of race.
NEW SUFFOLK 5K RUN/WALK AND 1K KIDS RUN – 6/11, 9 a.m., 8 a.m. start for kids. New Suffolk Avenue. All proceeds go to maintain and improve the New Suffolk Waterfront property. www.newsuffolkwaterfront.org.
17TH Annual Ellen’s Run – 8/19, 9 a.m., Southampton. Contact 212-840-0916 or email@example.com. $30 pre-registration, $35 day of race, $25 children and seniors.