Sports, Fitness & Wellness

Runners, on Your Mark! Hamptons Races This Summer

The Hamptons has no shortage of running events, especially during the summer months. Here are a few of our top picks for speedsters.

7TH ANNUAL CHRISTOPHER’S RUN 5K
6/7, 9:30 a.m. Benefits the Christopher Lesta Fund; proceeds go to Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant Program at Duke University. $25 pre-registered/$30 day of race/$5 kids’ fun run. Agawam Park, Southampton at Veteran’s Hall. christophersrun.com

TURBO TRI 2014
6/21, 5 p.m. 300-yard swim, 7-mile bike, 1.5-mile run. Race hard and fast or just “tri” for fun. All ability levels, ages 17 and up. Maidstone Park in Springs. Tickets available for after-race celebration with dinner, drinks and music, $25.  Benefits i-tri. 516-617-5721 itrigirls.org

35TH ANNUAL SHELTER ISLAND RUN 10K
6/21, 5:30 p.m. Run with Olympians including Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi! Benefits East End Hospice, Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch and the SI Run Community Fund. $35 prior to June 19, $45 after. 5K Fun Walks for all ages. shelterislandrun.com

SOUTHAMPTON ROTARY FIRECRACKER 8K RUN
7/6, 8 a.m. To benefit the Southampton Rotary Scholarship Fund. $25 before July 4/$30 day of race. 25 Pond Lane, Southampton. firecracker8k.com

24TH ANNUAL JOE KOZIARZ MEMORIAL CERTIFIED 5K RUN AND WALK
7/19, 7 a.m. Begins on Main Street in front of the Westhampton Beach Post Office and goes through the village roads and lanes of Westhampton Beach. Ends at Westhampton Beach Village Marina & Yacht Basin. $20 pre-registration, $25 after 6/30. whbcc.org

STRIDES FOR LIFE 9
7/26, 8:45 a.m. A 3-mile fun run/walk hosted by the Lung Cancer Research Foundation. Proceeds benefit cancer research at top medical institutions. $45, $3 sign-up fee. 2 Pond Lane, Southampton. lungcancerresearchfoundatin.org/events

19TH ANNUAL ELLEN’S RUN 5K
8/17, 9 a.m. Benefiting the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital. Parrish Memorial Hall at Southampton Hospital, Southampton. ellensrun.com

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