06/20/17 9:50am

If the late afternoon forecast for Saturday, June 17 called for rain starting at 5 p.m., just a half hour before race time, the weatherman proved wrong.

But many of the nearly 2,000 participants in the 38th annual Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk, might have welcomed a deluge as they came off the course dripping sweat from the high humidity. There would be no records set by the winners Saturday, although many runners were pleased to finish and beating their own personal bests. (more…)

06/18/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO  Meb Keflezighi, a former Boston Marathon champion, is returning to Shelter Island for his second 10K run Saturday. He’ll be joined by thousands of runners and spectators.

COURTESY PHOTO
Meb Keflezighi, a former Boston Marathon champion, is returning to Shelter Island for his second 10K run Saturday. He’ll be joined by thousands of runners and spectators.

Two days before runners in the Shelter Island 10K hit the course, Cliff Clark, who co-founded the event with John Strode and Jack Fath 36 years ago, called his hometown’s signature sporting event “as good a race as any in the country.” (more…)