Sign up for a race and lace up your sneakers. There’s nothing quite like huffing and puffing with hundreds of others, and pushing yourself to finish.
RUN FOR TOMORROW’S HOPE 5K AND 1-MILE FUN RUN. St. Joseph’s Elementary School, 450 Franklin Ave., Garden City, 516-747-2730, sjspta.com. Fun run 8:30 a.m. Fee 5k: $25 in advance, $35 race day; fun run: $10 in advance, $20 race day. Date 9 a.m. March 24.
TOWNWIDE FUND OF HUNTINGTON ST. PATRICK’S DAY 4-MILE RUN. American Legion Hall, Mill Dam Road, Halesite, 631-629-4950, townwidefund.org. Fee Check website. Date 8 a.m. March 28.
EARTH DAY 5K. Indian Island County Park, County Road 105, Riverhead, nwsdy.li/earthday5k. 2nd annual Earth Day 5k to benefit the North Fork Environmental Council’s environmental education programs and scholarship fund. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., children’s fun run starts at 9:15 a.m., 5k starts at 10 a.m. Fee $25 in advance, $30 day of; free for children ages 8 and under. Date 10 a.m. April 22.