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Railsplitter Run/Walk returns to Lincoln Days

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By Linda Ireland

The Railsplitter Run, a signature event of the Lincoln Days Celebration, will be held Sunday, Oct. 6.

The Railsplitter one-mile run and walk begins at 1:30 p.m. A 5K will be held at 2:15 p.m.

The runs have proven popular with local athletes and others from across the state. Present and past cross country runners from LaRue County High School have consistently supported the event since its beginning.

Family groups often participate in the fun run.

Jim B. Phelps, teacher at LaRue County Middle School and cross-country coach at LCHS, said the route will be “a fast, flat course,” the same “as last year.”

Fun run (one-mile walk)
Entry fee is $15 in advance or $20 day of race. Late registration will be taken from noon until 1 p.m. day of race.

T-shirts will be given to entrants while supplies last; and ribbons or certificates will be provided to all finishers.

There are divisions for all ages.

5K
Entry fee is $15 in advance or $20 day of race. Students age 19 and under will pay $10.

Trophies will be provided to top male and female overall winners; T-shirts will be given out while supplies last. Ribbons will be given to all finishers.

There are several age divisions from 9-and-under to 70-and-older.

Registration
For more information or to download an entry form, visit www.lincolndays.org, call 358-8710 or stop by the Lincoln Days office on the square.

Late registration packets will be available 8 a.m. Oct. 6 at corner of West Main and Walters Avenue (near Hodgenville Post Office) in Hodgenville.