Registration opens for Full Moon 5K at Patoka Lake

Registration is open for Patoka Lake’s Full Moon 5K, which will start on the beach on Friday, July 23 at 9:30 p.m. Participants will race 3.1 miles through the woods on roadways, a well-maintained gravel path, and a paved bike trail lit by the moon and tiki torches.

All proceeds from the race will go to support Patoka’s educational ambassador birds of prey, which include a red-tailed hawk, an Eastern screech owl, and a bald eagle. Early registration is $25 and includes a race T-shirt. To register, go to

For more information about this race, or if you are interested in sponsoring the event, please contact race director and park interpretive naturalist Dana Reckelhoff at 812-685-2447 or

Patoka Lake ( is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.



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