KNIGHT FLIGHT 5K OPENS 2019 SIRC-IT SERIES
AURORA - South Dearborn's 17th annual Knight Flight 5K Run/Walk on the Ohio River side in downtown Aurora will open the 2019 Southeast Indiana Racing Circuit (SIRC-it) 5-race summer series Saturday, July 13.
Serving as the series opener for the first time ever, the fund-raising event for Knights cross country is set for an 8:30 a.m. start at series sponsor Weber Sports, 238 Main Street.
The Southeastern Indiana Racing Circuit is a series of five races run in Southeastern Indiana which supports cross country programs at local schools.
Runners and walkers who participate in four of five SIRC races get their name entered in a drawing for cash prizes at the series finale, Batesville's 19th annual Bulldog Chase 5K Saturday, Aug. 10.
Those who participate in all five SIRC races and get their names entered twice. Awards will be given by random drawing in two age groups: 19 & under and 20 & above.
Awards in each of the two groups are $200, $150, $100 and $50, thanks to corporate sponsor Weber Sports.
East Central's Trojan Trot 5K marks the second leg of the 2019 SIRC-it series Saturday, July 20, at St. Leon American Legion Post 464.
Brookville's 10th annual Lakeside 5K follows Saturday, July 27, at Franklin County High School, with Milan's Indian Trails 5K Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Milan Elementary School.
Online entry and full series information is available now at the website of official series timer Stuart Road Racing LLC, at www.stuartroadracing.com.
The Knight Flight 5K course winds through historic Aurora, down to Lesko Park to race along the scenic Ohio River before returning to finish downtown.
Pre-registration, including an official race t-shirt, is $20 ($15 without t-shirt) if postmarked or made online by July 6.
Race day registration, which begins at 7:30 a.m. July 13 at Aurora City Hall, across from Weber Sports, will be $25, including a t-shirt, while supplies last, or $20 without the t-shirt.
Knight Flight 5K Run awards go to the overall male and female winners, with medals to a minimum of the top two finishers in each male and female age group, including 12 & Under, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, 19-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 and 65 & Over.
5K Walk medals will be presented to the top five overall finishers.
For more information call, text or e-mail SD head coach Jeremy Baney at (513) 374-4131 or firstname.lastname@example.org.