7th Annual Take the Lake 5k Walk/Run Set for April 24th

Title: 7th Annual Take the Lake 5k Walk/Run Set for April 24th
Description: The seventh annual “Take the Lake” 5k Run/Walk will be held near Heber Springs, Arkansas, on the evening of Saturday, April 24, 2010. This race is held in conjunction with Spring-Fest, a local event sponsored by the Heber Springs Chamber of Commerce, and it benefits the local American Cancer Society.

The race begins at 6:00 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy overlook, located north of Heber Springs, and proceeds across Greers Ferry Dam, then winds through the Josh Park Trail and Dam Site Park.

The race is open to men and women in both running and walking categories. Prizes will be awarded, with the overall male and female winners each netting $100. Registration is open now, and the fee for early entry is $25 per person through April 10th. To be guaranteed a T-shirt, participants should register by April 10th. After this date, the entry fee will be $30 per person. Race participants can register online at http://www.racesonline.com/

Race day registration and runner’s packets may be picked up between 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., at Dam Site Park in Heber Springs, where race participants are to assemble. Buses will shuttle the participants to JFK Overlook beginning at 4:45 p.m., and the last bus will leave Dam Site Park at 5:45 p.m. For more information, call Cynthia Kasbohm at 501-206-5498 or e-mail at [email protected]
Start Time: 1800
Date: 2010-04-24