The Katy's Courage 5K, a race in honor of , a 12-year-old student who died in December 2010 of a rare form of pediatric liver cancer, is coming up Saturday morning in Sag Harbor and there is only a short time left for runners to pre-register.
Proceeds will benefit a scholarship awarded to a and student, a donation to the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the creation of the first East End childhood bereavement center.
Registration and check-in will take place from 7 to 8:15 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Both competitive and casual runners are encouraged to participate. Between 1,700 and 1,800 ran in the inaugural event last year.
Day-of registration is $30, but by registering online in advance runners can save $5. Go to http://bit.ly/z3H51i to pre-register for $25. The first 500 pre-registered receive a Tech Tee Shirt. The next 500 receive a cotton T-shirt.
There will be prizes for the top three overall male and female participants. Runners will start at 21 West Water Street, head north and make a right onto Main Street. Runners will then make a right onto Glover Street, run through the Redwood section of the course and finish back on Water Street.
For further information about Katy’s Courage, visit www.katyscourage.org. Donations may be sent by check to P.O. Box 3251, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. Like Katy’s Courage on Facebook at www.facebook.com/katyscourage and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/katyscourage.