Summer Run Series at LI's state parks

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A good way to discover Long Island's "off road" running routes is through the Long Island State Parks Summer Run series, held every Monday night at 7 from June 8 to Aug. 3 - each week in a different state park.

Full series registration is $55, single-race entry is $15, except for the Aug. 3 event, which is $20. To register online, visit . Here's the schedule for 2009:

June 8 : Heckscher State Park ,5 miles

June 22 : Sunken Meadow State Park , 10K

June 29 : Robert Moses State Park , 1 mile

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July 6 : Hempstead Lake State Park ,4K

June 13 : Belmont Lake State Park , 5K

July 20 : Caumsett State Historic Park , 5K

July 27 : Bethpage State Park ,5K

Aug. 3 : Jones Beach State Park, 5 miles

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