ymca 300HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (9/4/13) – The Christian County YMCA will be hosting their 5th Annual Trot for Troops that will take place Saturday, September 14 at 7805 Eagle Way Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
This event is a 5K/10K and 1 mile Fun Run. Registration is going on right now.
“This will be our 5th Annual Trot for Troops,” said Carolyn Altman, YMCA Fitness Director. “We do this to salute our troops and to honor the memory of our soldiers. Prior to the race there will be a color guard, prayer and the release of balloons.”
There will also be a Pancake Breakfast in the gym with donations being accepted for the 160th SOAR Night Stalkers Association. These funds will go to the Army Emergency Relief Fund that helps wounded soldiers and their families in emergency situations. The breakfast will be opened to the public between 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
“The Pancake Breakfast is something new we are doing this year,” said Altman. “We normally use the proceeds for scholarships and sports. However, this time part of the proceeds will go to the 160th.”
There will also be a certified course with electronic tag timing that will help with accuracy for the event.
“We just encourage everyone to come out and participate as a family and have fun,” said Altman.

For more information about how to register you can visit here or here.
You can also visit the Christian County YMCA Facebook here.
You can also email Carolyn Altman at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Amber Averitt
SurfKY News

e-max.it: 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Nothing 'Sheepish' about Young Livestock Competitors

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/30/15) — 4-H and Future Farmers of America students were vying for top lamb during livestock… Read More

Upcoming Events at Land Between the Lakes

KENTUCKY (7/30/15) — Land Between the Lakes offers a variety of fun programs for all ages and interests. Friday and… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 5541

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3709

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2343

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2325

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 2233

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19698

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15942

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 30, 2015 2092

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1334

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 992

Hanson City Council Discusses Boundaries, Zoning

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 782

UPDATE: Body of Missing 8 Year Old Found; No Foul…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 664

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 496

Two Teens Face Multiple Charges Including Burglary

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 407

UK Women's Golf Announces Strong 2015-16 Schedule

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 381

Pet of the Day - Sky

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 379

Former Wildcat Fuqua Named Assistant Men's Golf…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 315

Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday July 29,…

by SurfKY News