Department of Parks
Possum Ridge 5K At Taylorsville Lake Set For June 13
TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. – The Possum Ridge 5K, the third of four races in the State Park Race Series, is scheduled for June 13 at Taylorsville Lake State Park.
There is a $15 registration fee for participants who register by June 12. The fee is $20 on the day of the race. Registration opens at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. at the park picnic shelters.
New to the race series this year is a “Get Fit” walk for those who don’t wish to run. The walk also requires registration. Walkers are eligible for door prizes and will receive a t-shirt.
The event is open to runners of all ages. Awards will be given out for all age groups. T-shirts will be given to those who pre-register; shirts will be given out to those who register on race day while supplies last.
To reach Taylorsville Lake from Louisville, take I-64 to the Gene Snyder Freeway south and KY 155 to Taylorsville; turn east on KY 44 and drive three miles to the park. From Bluegrass Parkway, take KY 55 exit to Taylorsville. For more information, call Brian Pharis at 502-477-8713.
The fourth and last race in the series is the Magnolia 5K, set for July 11 at Rough River Dam State Resort Park.
For more information about the race series and Kentucky State Parks, visit www.parks.ky.gov
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 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 Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov