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RUN AT THE PARKS

It might be Long Island's most adored Monday night tradition -- joggers turn out by the hundreds to partake in the Long Island State Parks' Summer Run Series. From June 11 to Aug. 6 (no race July 2), runners take over various state parks at 7 p.m. for a 4-5k, 5-mile or 10k race. After the finish line, everyone lingers for refreshments and camaraderie. No single race registration this year -- but you can still sign up for a pack of four races until May 31 ($45, 631-321-3510, flrrt.com). (2011)(Credit: John Williams)

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10 things to do outdoors on Long Island

Golf, kayak, sail -- surely you want to spend as much time as you can outside this summer. Spend a few hours on a guided tour or simply play spectator and cheer the masses on from the sidelines. The exploreLI annual summer series continues with 10 surefire ideas to get you and the clan out and about this season.