The Hampton Bays Lions Club will host the third annual Over the Bridge 10K run and 5K run/walk on Saturday, September 14, at 9 a.m. in Hampton Bays. Day of the race registration and parking will take place at the Hampton Bays Middle School on Ponquogue Avenue between 7 and 8:30 a.m. Participants will be bused over the Ponquogue Bridge to the starting point at Warner’s Park. Participants can choose to compete in either the 5K or 10K, and both races will start at the same location and take runners over the Ponquogue Bridge before splitting off. Both races will finish back at the middle school. Tee shirts will be given to the first 450 participants, and awards will be given to the top three male and female participants in three age group catgories. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Smithtown Guide Dog Foundation, Canine Companions, the Dominican Sisters, and other local entities, such as church groups, libraries and scholarship programs.
For more information, visit hblions.com and islandrunning.net.