Department of Parks
E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park Hosting 23nd Annual Irish Classic 10K on March 14

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, January 20, 2015  
Contact Information:  Andrew Cronin,

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Looking for a race more challenging than the typical 5K? Then join us for the 23nd Annual Irish Classic 10K on March 14 at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville.


The race starts at 9 a.m.


The early registration fee is $25 and runs through Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. Late registration runs through March 13 at 4 p.m. and is $30. Race day registration is 7-8:30 a.m. and is $35. Early registration guarantees a T-shirt.


Register online at


Awards will be given for the top two finishers in each age group as well as overall male and female winners.


For more information, call the park at 502-429-7270.


To visit E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, take the Gene Snyder Freeway (Interstate 265) to Exit 32. Go west on Westport Road to Freys Hill Road. Take Freys Hill Road into the park. 




The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at