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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Join the 5K Run to Support Northern Kentucky Hates Heroin Mission

The Northern Kentucky Hates Heroin (NKHH) group is sponsoring a 5K on June 17. Even though this is a fairly young event it is attracting lots of participants.  Holly Specht, who lost her son to heroin, says, “Over the past 3 runs we've had over 300 volunteers and 4,700 people participate.”  Here are the details.

Race starts at 8:30am with registration starting at 7:00 am.

Course: Race starts and ends at Simon Kenton High School, 11132 Madison Pike, Independence.

Awards: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for male runners, female runners, male walkers and female walkers

Registration: Available online at by 5:00 pm, Tuesday June 13th 2017. Pre-registration fees for the 5K are $25 and include a shirt (while supplies last).

In-Person Registration: Crossroads Church – 828 Heights Blvd., Florence, KY 41042 during packet pick-up (includes shirt while supplies last).

Race Day Registration: Starts at 7:00 am at Simon Kenton High School. Race day registration will end at 8:20 (10 minutes prior to start). Race Day registration fees are $30 for the 5K (includes shirt while supplies last).

Packet Pick-Up: Crossroads Church – 828 Heights Blvd., Florence, KY, 41042 Thursday, June 15th, 1pm-8pm and Friday, June 16th, 10am-6pm and race day.

Post Race: Refreshments provided. Awards given to overall winners.
Free registration for Kids under 10, with required waiver signed by an adult. Children’s race t-shirt can be purchased separately for $10.

Holly Specht says, “We hope to have another huge success on June 17.”  Be a part of the solution to this problem.

Holly Specht greets participants. 

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