Department of Parks
Rough River Dam Will Host Magnolia 5K on July 9
FALLS OF ROUGH, Ky. -- Rough River Dam State Resort Park will host the fourth race of the Kentucky State Parks Race Series on Saturday, July 9.
Registration fee for the race is $15 prior to race day and $20 on race day. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. on the 9th at the park’s Airport Lounge, with the race beginning at 8 a.m. Central Time. Participants will receive a race T-shirt and gift bag at registration. The drawing for door prizes will take place following the race.
Trophies will be provided for 1st and 2nd place in each age category for 5K runners. Walkers will receive a certificate. The winners of the 2011 5K Race Series will also be announced at the conclusion of the event.
For more information, visit the parks’ website at www.parks.ky.gov
Rough River Dam State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, campground, Grayson’s Landing Restaurant, fishing, boating, mini-golf and a gift shop. The park is on KY 79. From the Western Kentucky Parkway, exit on KY 79 north from Caneyville or exit on KY 259 N at Leitchfield and travel to the park via KY 54 from Leitchfield. Driving south, take KY 79 south from Hardinsburg and US 60.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 51 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 http://www.parks.ky.gov