PUT-IN-BAY The fourth annual Miller Boat Line 5K at Put-in-Bay Run/Walk will be held on the Lake Erie Island of Put-in-Bay on at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 22 at the Boathouse Bar & Grill, 218 Hartford Ave., downtown Put-in-Bay. Also, a 1-Mile Family Fun Walk will begin at 9:15 a.m. Runners and walkers can pre-register online atwww.hermescleveland.com or can call Hermes Sports & Events at (216) 623-9933.
"Nearly 250 runners participated in last year's Miller Boat Line 5K at Put-in-Bay," said Susan Byrnes, an island resident and race coordinator. "Runners claimed the scenic waterfront race is spectacular."
Pre-registration is $18 if made by Sept. 18 or $25 for late registration. A family discount is available for $15 per person. Call (216) 623-9933 for details.
Race packets will be available at the Boathouse from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 21. A pre-race spaghetti dinner will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Boathouse adults pay $6.95 and children $3.95.
Late registrants also can sign up at the Boathouse from 8 to 9:20 a.m. on race day.
Long sleeve T-shirts are given to all pre-registrants and while supplies last on day of race.
All race proceeds benefit Mother of Sorrows Church, Put-in-Bay.
To reach Put-in-Bay, take Miller Boat Line ferries from Catawba. Miller offer a runner's discount of $10 round trip adult (a $2 savings). Children ages 6 to 11 cost $3 round trip. Children under 6 ride free. Seewww.millerferry.com or call (800) 500-2421 for ferry schedules and maps. Participants also can take the Jet Express from Port Clinton.
Put-in-Bay Lodging House, which can be reached by phone at call (419) 285-2041, is offering a discount for runners. Visit the Put-in-Bay Chamber atwww.put-in-bay.com for lodgings.
Other island events Sept. 22 include the Put-in-Bay Fire Department Clambake and Merchants' Annual Sidewalk Sale.