Friday, September 7, 2012
Trail race at McCormick's Creek SP, Sept. 30
The scenic trails of McCormick's Creek State Park will be the venue for the Magnificent 7 Race Series trail running and walking event on Sunday, Sept. 30.
Registration begins at 1 p.m. in the nature center. The four-mile race will start at 2 p.m. and trek through Concord Field and Trail 9. Awards will be given to top finishers, runner and walker, in each age bracket.
Park entrance fees will be waived for race participants.
For more information, call the Owen County Family YMCA at (812) 828-9622, or go to owencountyymca.org to print an entry form. Race day registrations will be accepted. Participants also can register at mag7raceseries.com.
Half of the race proceeds will help the Friends of McCormick's Creek State Park pay for family programming and special events. The remainder will help low-income families pay for YMCA memberships.
McCormick's Creek State Park is at 250 McCormick's Creek Park Road, Spencer, 47460.
Sam Arthur, interpretive naturalist, McCormick's Creek State Park, (812) 829-4344; or Laura Gentry, program director of Owen County Family YMCA, (812) 828-9622.