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: http://www.parks.ky.gov/western-ky-race-series/

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 http://www.parks.ky.gov/!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 http://www.parks.ky.gov/western-ky-race-series.

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

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