06/18/17 8:34am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO They're off! The start of Saturday's38th annual Shelter Island 10K.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO They’re off! The start of Saturday’s 38th annual Shelter Island 10K.

The 38th annual Shelter Island 10K attracted nearly 2,000 athletes Saturday competing under overcast skies, temperatures in the mid-70s and thick, humid air, which took its toll on some runners over the 6.2-mile circuit of the Island. (more…)

06/14/17 9:14am

A scene from the Shelter Island 10K. (Credit: Shelter Island Reporter, file photo)

Shelter Island’s premier sporting event is set for Saturday.

The gun will sound  to get runners and walkers on the move for the 38th annual Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk at 5:30 p.m. The 38th annual 10K/5K Run/Walk on Saturday will have two major focuses this year. One is to give serious runners a heightened sense of competition by the 10K partnering with two other historic races in the region as part of a “Grand Prix.” The second goal is to kick up the after-race party several notches, making it the capstone of a day of joy and excitement for all ages.

“We want to make it a family fun day,” said Julie O’Neil-Bliss, marketing director for the race, “as well as enhancing the race for runners.” (more…)