Running was popular in Europe long before it caught on in America, which is why most races are measured in kilometers and why most of the Pilgrims were eaten by bears. Race to the top of the food chain with this Groupon.
$47 for One Adult Registration for a Series of Five Races in the Harbor Lights Summer Sprint Series 2012 ($95 Value)
Races take place on five consecutive Thursday nights from July 12 to August 9. Participants register and pick up their bibs on the Village Lawn at 5 p.m., and then race in one of three events: the 1K for kids aged 10 and under, the 5K run/walk, or the Aquathon half-mile swim. Afterwards, competitors can enjoy live entertainment, food, raffles, and awards. Entrants receive a T-shirt, a dinner entree at the end of each race, and a raffle ticket. Daily results are posted online. The series of races benefits the Kris Perry Foundation, which is devoted to advancing community support for cancer research, education, and care.