A harsh winter and the promise of more severe weather led to the cancellation of the Martha’s Vineyard 20-Miler Road Race scheduled for Saturday. Race organizers and emergency personnel cited concerns about runner and volunteer safety on the icy, narrow course.
Vineyard House invites all to its 24th Annual Columbus Day 5K Road Race and 1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, Oct. 13. The race begins at 10:30 at Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs, continues along New York avenue, to the East Chop bluffs and back to the finish line in front of the Wesley House Hotel.
Run, don’t walk to sign up for the Pennywise Path Walk/Run to the new library in Edgartown set for Labor Day, Sept. 2, at 10 a.m. Participants will be transported by bus from the Edgartown School, the site of the new library, to the start of the 5K race at the Pennywise Path Preserve off 18th street.
Even if you’re not of the athletic persuasion, you can still do your part to bring the Save the Gay Head Lighthouse Committee’s inaugural 5K to fruition.
Volunteers are needed to facilitate promotion, registration, site preparation and awards, as well as to staff medical/aid stations and water stations, provide course security and clean up after the event. The committee also needs a volunteer coordinator.