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Run For Abilities

The City of Bowling Green will hold their third annual Run for Abilities 5k Race and Walk at the Loops at Lovers Lane on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 at 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Area 5 Special Olympics Program.

Area 5 Special Olympics is a twenty-county region surrounding Bowling Green that is dedicated to providing the following quality events:  Area 5 Bowling Tournament, Special Olympics Kentucky Regional Softball Tournament, Special Olympics Kentucky Regional Basketball Tournament and Area 5 Spring Games.  Any person who wishes to volunteer or with an intellectual and/or physical disability that wishes to participate in Special Olympics should call Special Populations for more information at 270-393-3487.

The 5k race will begin near the new shelter at the right side of the park and will follow the 1.6 mile trail approximately two times.

Pre-registration for the race is $25, or $30 the day of the event, and all entries will receive a goody bag and t-shirt (while supplies last). Winners will be announced for overall male and female, senior male and female and City staff male and female. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. on race day.

Registration is taking place now through March 29 at the Kummer/Little Recreation Center at 333 College Street. Come out to be a part of this great event! The Loops at Lovers Lane are located at 385 Lovers Lane.