Run /walk slated for Aug. 31

The fifth Roaring Brook Lake 5K run/walk will be held in Putnam Valley on Sunday, Aug. 31. The 5K event, a 3.1-mile loop around Roaring Brook Lake (Lake Shore Road and Pudding Street), is open to anyone 12 and older, with fun runs for those 11 and younger.

Pre-race registration is $20 (19 and older, $10 for 12-18 and $2 for 11 and younger). Forms are available from the Roaring Brook Lake Property Owners Association at Registration on event day is $25 for adults. Pricing for school athletic team members participating in groups of three or more is $10 per group. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9:05 a.m.

Plaques are awarded to the top three male/top three female finishers overall, and medals are awarded to the top three male and female finishers in various age brackets: 12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60-and-older. A brief awards ceremony with drinks and snacks will be held lakeside at 10:30 a.m.

Anyone interested in information about becoming a race sponsor may contact Lesli Kimerling at [email protected].

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