Sporting a Cause with Willie Hallihan – Sunday June 13, 2021


The mission of this enterprise is to promote sports-related fundraising events, give exposure to the benefiting charities and shed light on the sponsoring businesses, all in a format that informs, engages and entertains.


John “Willie” Hallihan
Founder and Publisher.

Salisbury Rotary Club $10,000 Raffle Giveaway

April 17 – December 1

Salisbury Rotary Club has launched its  $10,000 Giveaway Raffle. Raffle tickets can be obtained from any Rotary Club member or by going to the club’s site and using the convenient Pay Pal link provided: Tickets cost $10 each or $25 for three. The drawing will be held December 1, 2021. The winner does not have to be present to win. Proceeds from the Raffle will help fund local scholarships and other “good works”. The Raffle will replace funds lost…Find out more »

June 2021

8th annual Vegan Power 50K and 25K Virtual for 2021

June 1 – June 30

The Berkshire Ultra Running Community for Service (BURCS) invites vegans and non-vegans alike to join us for the 8th annual Vegan Power 50K and 25K, with the options to do a 100K or 5K added for this virtual year, in support of local animal sanctuaries. DUE TO COVID-19, THIS RACE IS VIRTUAL ONLY FOR 2021. If you don’t want to be associated with a virtual event on Ultrasignup and have your virtual results as part of your Ultrasignup history, please…Find out more »

OK5K Run Virtual for 2021

June 11 – June 14

The 2021 version of the OK5K 5K Run will be virtual this year. Dan Curtin, director of The OK5K Race in Kinderhook, has announced plans for a virtual-only event this June. “This would be an informal run we hope will keep our beloved race in the minds of runners, as well as raise awareness of local charities the OK5K has historically supported.” Although there will be no formal registration or fundraising, participants are encouraged to log 3.1 miles at any…Find out more »

44th Annual Litchfield Hills Road Race

June 13

The 44th Annual Litchfield Hills Road Race will be held Sunday, June 13, 2021 but with many changes. Last year’s canceled race would have been the 44th. On line registration begins April 1st. The 7.1 mile race course is about the only thing that remains the same this year, although the start and finish lines are different. Also, participation is limited (500 runners), no same-day registration, no spectators at start or finish, no children’s races;  the list goes on. For…Find out more »

The Longest Day

June 20

The Longest Day will be held Sunday, June 20, 2021. This is an event sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. The Longest Day is the day with the most light — the summer solstice. And it’s the day the Alzheimer’s Association calls on everyone to fight Alzheimer’s disease by raising funds and awareness for care, support and research. Have you registered for The Longest Day yet? Participants who raise $200 between March 11 and April 1 will earn this purple picnic…Find out more »

Annual Father’s Day Monster Lobster Shoot & Raffle

June 20

Annual Father’s Day Monster Lobster Shoot & Raffle will be held Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 338 Long Pond Road, Great Barrington, MA. The event which is sponsored by the Great Barrington Fish & Game Association, starts at noon, early call ins start at 10:00 am. 15, 10 and 5 pounders awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Tickets $1.00 donation. For more information call (413) 528-9556 or (413)274-6291.Find out more »

Ryan McElroy 3rd Annual Children’s Cancer Foundation 5K Run/Walk and 10K

June 20

The Third Annual Ryan McElroy Children’s Cancer Foundation 5k Run/Walk and 10k Run Sunday, June 20, 2021 Sponsored by the Eastern Dutchess road Runners Club 10K Starts at 8:45 and 5K Starts at 9:00 am Sharp (Rain or Shine) All Proceeds will be Donated to The Ryan McElroy Foundation Registration Fees 5K Pre-registration Fee $25.00 (T-Shirt Guaranteed Before 6/13/21) 5K Registration Day Of Race Fee:  $30.00 (Cash Only and No Race T-shirt) 10K Pre-registration Fee $30.00 (T-Shirt Guaranteed Before 6/13/21)…Find out more »


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