Sign Up Now! The 20th Annual Shelter Island Fall 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 19th


The Shelter Island Fall 5k was created out of love and memory for those who fight breast and women’s cancers. The 20th Annual Shelter Island 5k will take place on Saturday, October 19 at 11 a.m. This USA track and field certified 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.  The beautiful and scenic 5K course starts on a tree-lined street with stunning fall foliage and finishes along the beautiful Crescent Beach.

WHO:                          Shelter Island Run

WHAT:                       20th Annual Shelter Island Fall 5K Run/Walk

WHERE:                     Crescent Beach, Shelter Island Heights, NY

WHEN:                       Saturday, October 19 at 11 a.m. 

ENTRY FEE:              $35 adults, $15 kids 14-and-under advance registration prior to midnight 

10/19/19; same day registration $40 for adults, $20 for kids

SIGN UP:          



Medals are awarded for the top male and female finishers, and for the first place breast cancer survivor runner and walker respectively. There are also prizes awarded to the team with the most participants. A free shuttle bus runs from the North Ferry to registration between 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. The return shuttle from the finish to the North Ferry runs until 1 p.m.  An open stretch clinic starts at 10 a.m.  The first 500 participants are guaranteed race shirts and goody bags.  All participants will receive free race photos and are welcome to attend the free post-race barbeque which includes infamous chili, BBQ, cookies and more. The event is family friendly and all ages are welcome.  Dogs and strollers are also welcome. All proceeds from the raffle, with over 20 prizes, benefits Lucia’s Angels.


Sponsors include: Sunset Beach, The Pridwin Beach Hotel, South Ferry, Shelter Island IGA, New York Cancer and Blood Specialists, Penelope Moore of Saunders, Shetler Island Graphics, Frank J. Adipietro Interventional Pain Management Center, Shelter Island Reporter, Dr. Dhiren Mehta, Interventional Pain Management Center,, North Fork Surgery Center, Eastern Long Island Hospital, EHM Radio, 101.7 the Beach, 102.5 WBAZ, Merrill Lynch, Sunrise Coach Lines and WordHampton Public Relations.


Registration Information

Runners may register online at or by mail by printing the application online and mailing to PO Box 599, Shelter Island, NY 11964.  Fees are as follows: $35 adults, $15 kids 14-and-under for advance registration prior to midnight 10/18/19. Children five-and-under are free. Same day registration is $40 adults and $20 kids.


For more information about Shelter Island Run please visit or call (631) 774-9499.