Posted on 2/2/14
ky state parks 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/13) – The Western Kentucky State Park Race Series, including a 5K Family Fun Walk, will start Aug. 10 with the Hot August 5K at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora.

The Hot August 5K is the first of five state park footraces scheduled in Western Kentucky for 2013. Runners of all ages can take part in all five races to capture the overall championship based on a point system.

Participants may register online at:

Additional dates and races are:

  • Sept. 21, Run Through the Forest 5K at Pennyrile State Resort Park near Dawson Springs;
  • Oct. 26, Trick or Trot 5K at Lake Barkley State Resort Park near Cadiz;
  • Nov. 9, Stars and Stripes 5K at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park near Gilbertsville; and
  • Dec. 14, Reindeer Run 5K at John James Audubon State Park at Henderson.

Each race has a preregistration fee of $20 and a race day fee of $25. For $90, runners can sign up for all five races if paid by Aug. 1. The fee for walkers for individual races is $15 in advance of the race and $20 on race day. Walkers can sign up for all five races for only $65 if paid by Aug. 1.

To register for the series, runners should complete a registration form, available on the website listed below, and send it to: Western Kentucky State Parks Race Series, 500 Mero St., 11th floor, Capital Plaza Tower, Frankfort, Ky. 40601, or register online at!userfiles/wky-race-series/2013-reg-forms/2013-wky-5K-regform-all.pdf

All races will begin between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. local time on race day.

Awards will be given to the overall male and female winner of each race and first and second place winners in each male and female age division. The grand prize winners, who must compete in all five races, will be named at the Dec. 14 John James Audubon race. Runners who participate in all five races will receive a certificate and will be registered for a special giveaway.

Registration information is available at the state park race series website at

You may also email or call Lisa Deavers at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 502-564-8110, ext 246

SurfKY News
Information provided by Kentucky Department of Parks

. your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

3/13 - 16

Weather Sponsored by

1 DOW 17,084.49
+33.74 (0.20%)    
2 S&P 2,014.89
+1.46 (0.07%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,830.47
+19.68 (0.41%)    

Stock Report Sponsored by

3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

October 06, 2015 4855

County Passes Occupational Tax Ordinance

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 4744

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 05, 2015 4090

Four Charged with Drug Offenses after Motel…

by SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 3789

Dawson Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana,…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3250

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13395

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 11460

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 08, 2015 1411

Madisonville Police Department Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 1252

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 1194

Local Pastor's Son Filming Documentary about…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 919

Work Zone Lane Restriction on Pennyrile Pkwy Set…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 822

Democratic Candidate for Governor Jack Conway…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 799

Registration for Free 'Project Hire Kentucky'…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 759

Travis Ipox Appointed as New Agency Manager of…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 723

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 637

Guns - Stopping That One Person

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 618

UPDATE: Mortons Gap Boil Water Advisory Lifted

by SurfKY News