Pond a thon
The 7th annual Pond-A-Thon, a family fun run around the lake of Island Pond, will be held Sunday, August 25, at 9 a.m., at the town beach. Registration starts on site at 7 a.m. All ability runners, walkers, and bikers (helmets, please) are welcome. Two distances: full pond 5.5 miles, start and finish at the town beach; half pond, start at town beach and finish at the state beach (transportation will be provided back from half pond finish line. Two short hills up, plenty of flat, gradual downs. Prize raffle, water table, finish line snacks. Ribbons for all youth participants. T-shirts available to all participants. Adults $15, youth (12 and under) $10, kids under 5 free. Donations are welcome.