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06/17/17 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Former Olympians Joan Benoit_Samuelson and Bill Rodgers during Friday afternoon’s WLNG radio interview.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Former Olympians Joan Benoit_Samuelson and Bill Rodgers during Friday afternoon’s WLNG radio interview.

Kenyan Eliud Ngetich might be forgiven if he thinks he’s in Seattle or London because the winner of Shelter Island’s 2015 10K race ran it for the first time during a torrential rainstorm. (more…)

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12/29/15 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Jennifer Keller, moments after being the first Island woman across the finish line of the 2015 Shelter Island 10K race, with Meb Keflezighi.

COURTESY PHOTO | Jennifer Keller, moments after being the first Island woman across the finish line of the 2015 Shelter Island 10K race, with Meb Keflezighi.

A 35-year record was broken at the 2015 Shelter Island 10K Run, but it wasn’t set by runners.

Mother Nature was the record breaker at the 36th annual running of the Island’s signature sporting event.

For the first time in the history of the race, it poured throughout the late afternoon. (more…)

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06/20/15 7:39pm
Eliud Ngetich of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the 36th Shelter Island 10K. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Eliud Ngetich of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the 36th Shelter Island 10K. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Some runners like the rain. Don’t count Eliud Ngetich among them.

The 21-year-old Kenyan says some of his worst races have come on wet courses and, if he had his say over Mother Nature, the streets of Shelter Island would have been dry as a bone Saturday.

The race results tell a different story.

Ngetich, fresh off a win last week at the 7-mile Litchfield Hills Road Race, was the top finisher of the 36th Shelter Island 10K despite the slippery conditions, breaking the tape at 28:53.51 (more…)