Western Kentucky race series begins Saturday

AURORA, Ky. (WKYT) - The Western Kentucky State Park Race Series is about to get underway, with the first event set for Saturday, the Hot August 5K at Kenlake State Resort Park near Aurora.

Each footrace is 5K, and there are five in all, concluding in mid-December. A point system is used to decide an overall winner. Runners of all ages can participate.

The second event is Run Through the Forest on Sept. 20 at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park near Dawson Springs, followed by the Trick or Trot Oct. 25 at Lake Barkley State Resort Park near Cadiz, Stars and Stripes on Nov. 8 at Kentucky Dam Village State Park near Gilbertsville and Reindeer Run on Dec. 13 at John James Audubon State Park in Henderson.

To register online, visit https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Parks/Series . Registration for all five races is discounted if paid by Saturday.

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