Tri-State 5K races set for this week
The Tri-State will host several race opportunities this week. For more information or to register, visit www.TriStateRacer.com:
Thursday, Aug. 30
• 2nd annual Gate City Labor Day 5K. 7 p.m. Extension Office, 2420 Center Street, Catlettsburg. Flat and fast. Starts and ends in the Extension Office. Course will be a loop followed by an out and back section through the historic city district. $25 entry.
Saturday, Sept. 1
• Kentucky National Guard 5K Run/Walk. 9 a.m. Ashland Armory. Ashland. Flat course. $20 entry. Proceeds will go towards a running prosthetic for SGT Angela Sullivan, a Kentucky National Member, who recently lost her leg due to cancer.
Monday, Sept. 4
• The Good Samaritan Soles 5K Run/Walk. 8:30 a.m. Mitch Stadium. Ceredo. The course is a fast and flat race through the communities of Ceredo and Kenova. The Run/Walk will begin and end at the C-K Little League’s Mitch Stadium located next to the Ceredo Plaza. Parking is available at the Ceredo Plaza parking lot. $25 entry. Proceeds benefit the Good Samaritan Center, which has helped the less fortunate in our area since it was established in 1984. It provides food and financial assistance for families in need.