Spit Run returns on June 24

The annual Homer Spit Run “10K to the Bay” returns on Saturday, June 24.

New for this year, runners have the option of running the Cosmic Hamlet Half Marathon.

The 6.2-mile Spit run starts at 9:30 a.m. for walkers and 10 a.m. for runners at Homer High School and finishes at the End of the Road Park (next to Land’s End Resort) at the end of the Spit.

The 13.1-mile half marathon starts at the End of the Road Park at 9 a.m. and goes out and back from the high school back to the park.

Sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Running Club, Homer Community Recreation, South Peninsula Hospital and the Homer News, registration is $30 for the 10 k race and $40 for the half marathon. Running Club members get a $5 discount. Registration for both races includes a T-shirt.

Register online by Thursday, June 22, at kachemakbayrunningclub.org. Bib pick up is 8-9:30 a.m. at Homer High School for the 10 k and 8-8:45 a.m. at End of the Road Park for the half-marathon. Day-of-the-race registration is 8-8:40 a.m. at End of the Road Park. Participants can register and pick up bibs and T-shirts at Ulmer’s from 5-7 p.m. June 23.