Two Races Planned At E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in March and April

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Runners of all abilities should make plans to participate in two races at E.P. “Tom” State Park in Louisville in March and April.


The 24th Annual Irish Classic 10K is March 5 and the Goose Creek 5K is April 9. Both races start at 9 a.m.


The registration fee for the Irish Classic is $30 through March 4.  Race day registration is 7-8:30 a.m. and is $35. Register online at https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Parks/Irish (T-shirt available while supplies last)


Early registration for the Goose Creek 5K runs through March 4 and is $20 a runner. The fee is $25 from March 4-April 8. Race day registration is $30.

Online registration is available through April 6 at: https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Parks/GS5K (Early registration guarantees a t-shirt)


Awards will be given for the top two male and female finishers in each age group as well as overall male and female winners for both races.


For more information, call the park at 502-429-7270.


To visit E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, take the Gene Snyder Freeway (Interstate 265) to Exit 32. Go west on Westport Road to Freys Hill Road. Take Freys Hill Road into the park. 


Contact: Andrew Cronin,



The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 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



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