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10/19/19 3:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
From the start, Shelter Islander Kal Lewis (number 344 at right) was determined to beat his winning time from last year and he did so, coming in first again this year.

Under sunny skies with perfect conditions for runners, three young men from Shelter Island’s Cross Country Team were the first to cross the finish line at today’s 5k Run/Walk to raise awareness of breast cancer and women’s cancers. (more…)

10/18/19 4:30pm

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Towny Montant took home the award for gathering the largest team at the 2017 and 2018 5k Run/Walk for Breast Cancer. Presenting the award was race director M.E. Adipietro with Dr. Frank Adipietro behind the pair.

Rain or shine, hundreds of runners and walkers will show up on the Island to participate in the 20th Annual 5k race to benefit the North Fork Breast Health Coalition, the Coalition for Women’s Breast Health at Southampton Hospital and Lucia’s Angels. (more…)

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10/15/19 7:55am

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Fans and athletes of all ages were at last year’s 19th annual Shelter Island 5K race, which raises money for research to fight cancers that affect women.

The ever-energetic Mary Ellen Adipietro is about to oversee her 20th year at the helm of the Shelter Island Fall 5k Run/Walk set for Saturday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. (more…)

09/29/19 11:00am

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The 20th Annual Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk returns in support of breast health on Saturday, Oct. 19.

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. 

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10/20/18 4:10pm

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Warming up in the Sunset Beach Hotel parking lot in advance of Saturday’s 5k.

For today’s Shelter Island 5k Run/Walk, it was perfect weather — skies that cleared before race time with sun peaking through clouds as 356 runners, 175 walkers and 1 wheelchair participant finished the course, according to race timers Elite Feats. But 653 people had pre-registered with another 82 registering on site Saturday morning. (more…)