REPORTER PHOTO This $100 bill, or one of its mates, could be yours if you show up at Crescent Beach Saturday morning.
This Saturday, April 22, at 10:30 a.m., come to Crescent Beach — meet at the Sunset Beach Hotel — to re-start a “Community Walk,” which is another debt to Cliff Clark.
Diane Anderson was the inspiration for this revival. No cost, no distances, no times. Bring yourselves, spouses, kids (strollers encouraged), dogs and cats. No chipmunks. Everyone who is there is automatically entered in a lottery drawing to select a $100 winner. (more…)
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Three favorite walks on the Island’s northwest coast include great views and a combination of flats and hill work.
Kicking off 2017, this column is designed to bring maximum guilt to those who consider close parking spots more important than the STR debate or the national debt. (more…)
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Yes, all you couch marathoners, Run For Your Life is back for a second year — uh, running.
If you’re not a runner, please keep reading. My objectives are the same: push exercise, provide tips and get Islanders to participate in the 37th annual running of the Shelter Island 10K and 5K races on June 18. While 37 seems terribly young to me, in the circles of serious road racing, we are legendary. (more…)
COURTESY ART | Final words on the Shelter Island 10K Run.
For a few hours last Saturday afternoon, our Island embraced the Shelter Island race.
Everything else dropped off the radar. The rest of the world was delightfully abstract as we concentrated on getting ready for a race whose scale is reflected in back-to-back buses dropping runners at the school steps. (more…)
COURTESY ART | It’s the course, of course, that attracts many runners to the Shelter Island 10K.
At the sound of the horn, the participants will zoom past the Presbyterian Church on their way to glory.
Yes, this tomorrow afternoon belongs to the runners, walkers, wheelchair athletes and, new this year, stroller people. But there is so much more to the success of our race. Volunteers and spectators play an essential role we should never forget. (more…)