Choose from a 5K run/walk or a 10K run during a special event at McCormick’s Creek State Park, Sept. 25. The event is a partnership between the park, the Owen County Family YMCA and the Friends of McCormick’s Creek State Park group. Proceeds help fund YMCA scholarships and family programs at the park. Participants are encouraged to register by submitting a paper entry form, available at the park nature center, via mail or by delivering it to the Owen County Family YMCA. Registration is also available at friendsofmccormickscreek.org/YMCArace/race-registration-form.php. Packet pickup and on-site registration will begin at 1 p.m. at the nature center. The 5K and 10K races both start at 2 p.m. The routes are a mix of trails and access paths. The terrain is challenging yet accessible for novices. An awards ceremony, prize drawing and refreshments will take place after the race.Prizes will be awarded to the fastest male and female walkers and runners in the 5K race and the fastest male and female runners in the 10K. Medals will be presented to first and second place age-group winners in the 5K run division and to first place winners in the 5K walk and 10K run.
McCormick’s Creek State Park is at 250 McCormick’s Creek Park Road, Spencer, 47460.