Thursday, April 15, 2021

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.


Media contact: Dana Reckelhoff, Patoka Lake Nature Center, 812-685-2447.