Hampton Bays Lions Club
Hampton Bays Lions Club

Over the Bridge Run is Back for 2021

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Sponsorship for for 2021 Over The Bridge Run
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Course:  Beautiful vistas along the Atlantic Ocean, Shinnecock Inlet, Shinnecock Bay, and enjoy the extraordinary breathtaking views over the Ponquogue Bridge and into the residential areas of Hampton Bays.  The course is generally flat and fast combined with the exhilarating challenge of crossing the Ponquogue Bridge.


Registration: You must register at the Hampton Bays Middle School on Ponquogue Ave. between 7:00-8:30 AM, so that you can be bused to the starting area at Warner’s Park on the South Side of the Ponquogue Bridge.  Race start 9 AM.  No Vehicular traffic allowed at Warner’s Park. Drop off & Parking available at Ponquogue Beach.


Cost: $35 Pre-Registered (post marked before 9/10/20, first 400 day of race guaranteed a T-shirt),$40 race day.  Children 14 and under $15.  No chip given age 10 & under.


This is a rain or shine event.  No refunds, exchanges, or transfers. No Roller Blades,  Headphones,  and Animals are prohibited from participating in this race. All participants under twelve (12) years of age must be accompanied by an adult.



Directions: From Montauk Hwy., Hampton Bays, South on Ponquogue Ave. (aprox. ½ mile) see Middle School on West Side of Ponquogue.  Plenty of Parking at School.


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In Honor of Frank Butz


The Hampton Bays Lions Club is a community service organization supporting charitable works in Hampton Bays and East Quogue since 1948.


The motto of the Lion’s Club is “We Serve” and we have worked hard to fulfill that motto.   While several local organizations have benefitted from our fundraising efforts throughout the years, our main focus is to raise money and awareness for those who are sight and hearing impaired and those in need of guide dogs.


2019 was a very successful fundraising year for our organization and many benefitted from these resources.  Using the generous contributions from our sponsors, the Lions Club was able to sponsor six Seeing Eye dogs for those in our community in need.  Three of the dogs were designated for returning wounded Veterans and three for persons with blindness living in our area.  These goals were accomplished through the Smithtown Guide Dog Foundation.  We financially contributed to Canine Companions for Returning Veterans, scholarships for deserving students in the Hampton Bays and Westhampton districts, local churches,  Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Little League, Maureen’s Haven, and the St. Rosalie’s food pantry to name a few.  We have had great success with these projects in the past; however, we need your help to ensure a successful future.


     The Hampton Bays Lions Club will host our Tenth Annual Run/Walk event to be held on September 18, 2020 that will showcase the beauty of our community, promote healthy living, and raise money for our charitable works.  We have planned a 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk event that will cross the Ponquogue Bridge and will highlight the exceptional Ocean, Bays, and neighborhoods of Hampton Bays to all participants.


**This event is part of the “Bridge Challenge” in conjunction with the 5K Run for Literacy at Smith Point (held September 11th, 2021).  Participants in both races will receive a special commemorative medal for participation.  

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5K and 10K Routes used in Over The Bridge Run
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