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St Patricks DayOWENSBORO, Ky. (2/25/14) – The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 8th annual St. Patrick’s Day Dash, consisting of a 5K run/walk and a 10k run.

The races will take place along the scenic South Trail of the Greenbelt on Saturday, March 15.

Check-in will begin at 7:15 a.m. at O’Charley’s Restaurant, South Frederica Street, and continue until 7:45 a.m.

Both races will start at 8 a.m. and will be chip-timed by the Owensboro Area Runners and Walkers Club.

A post-race complimentary breakfast will be available for all participants at O’Charley’s. At this time Awards will be presented to the winning male and female runners of each race, as well as the top three finishers in each age division. All participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt and will be eligible for door prizes and giveaways.

The early bird entry fee will be $20 per person through February 28.

Registrations made after February 28 will be $25.

The registration fee includes entry in to either the 5K or 10K, event  t-shirt, breakfast buffet after the race, and eligibility to win door prizes. Participants are encouraged to pre-register.

For more information, contact the Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department at (270) 687-8700, or visit Owensboro Parks & Recreation.

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