19th Annual Shelter Island Fall 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Breast Health
The 19th Annual Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk, a USA track and field certified course, will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 11 a.m. The race is held in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and supports the North Fork Breast Health Coalition, the Coalition for Women’s Breast Health at Southampton Hospital and Lucia’s Angels. All proceeds go directly to patient care via these local breast health organizations. The beautiful and scenic 5K course starts on a tree-lined street with stunning fall foliage and finishes along the beautiful Crescent Beach.
Medals are awarded for the top male and female finishers, and for the first place breast cancer survivor runner and walker respectively. There are also prizes awarded to the team with the most participants. A free shuttle bus runs from the North Ferry to registration between 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. The return shuttle from the finish to the North Ferry runs until 1 p.m. An open stretch clinic starts at 10 a.m. The first 500 participants are guaranteed race shirts and goody bags. All participants will receive free race photos and are welcome to attend the free post-race barbeque which includes infamous chili, BBQ, cookies and more. The event is family friendly and all ages are welcome. Dogs and strollers are also welcome. All proceeds from the raffle, with over 20 prizes, benefits Lucia’s Angels.
Sponsors include: Winthrop Medical Affiliates, Sunset Beach, The Pridwin Beach Hotel, South Ferry, Shelter Island IGA, New York Cancer and Blood Specialists, Frank J. Adipietro Interventional Pain Management Center, Shelter Island Reporter, Dr. Dhiren Mehta, Interventional Pain Management Center, Hamptons.com, Merrill Lynch, Sunrise Coach Lines, WordHampton Public Relations, Saunders and Hint Water.
Runners may register online at the MORE INFO link or by mail by printing the application online and mailing to PO Box 599, Shelter Island, NY 11964. Fees are as follows: $35 adults, $15 kids 14-and-under for advance registration prior to midnight 10/19/18. Children five-and-under are free. Same day registration is $40 adults and $20 kids.
$35 adults, $15 kids 14-and-under advance registration prior to midnight 10/19/18; same day registration $40 for adults, $20 for kids