Registration open for 5K

Published 11:15 am Monday, March 26, 2018

Registration is now open to the annual Run For The Paws 5K.

“The 5K encourages healthy activity within our community while racing financial support for the Clark County Animal Shelter,” Deborah Jackson, director of programming for Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation said in an email announcing registration Friday.

Jackson said revenue from the 5K, which is the culminating event of the annual Clark County Wellness Challenge, usually draws more than 100 runners. Proceeds from the registration costs have helped purchase much-needed supplies at the shelter, including food and cleaning materials.

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The race begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the trail at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, located at 2020 Rolling Hill Lane.

Early-bird registration is available online through April 26. Cost is $25 plus one donation item.

A list of high-need items will be available on the website.

Regular registration, which costs $35 plus one donation item, will run from April 26 through May 16.

Race-day registration will be available for $40 plus one donation item.

Children 11 and younger can register for $10 plus one donation item.

Wellness Challenge participants receive $5 off the online registration cost by using the discount code included in the challenge booklet.

Pre-register by May 7 to be guaranteed a race shirt.

For more information, to register or to make a monetary donation, visit