All proceeds benefit the Ohio River Greenway. Check-in begins at 7:00 a.m. at the Terrace Lawn in Jeffersonville. TARC trolleys will provide transportation to the race starting line. Race begins at Mill Creek Bridge and ends at Jeffersonville Terrace Lawn. Dedication and celebration for recently-completed portion of Jeffersonville Greenway will take place immediately following awards ceremony.
* Door Prizes
* Live Music featuring Hugh E. Birs
Some of the historical sites and landmarks along route include:
* Mill Creek Bridge-MILL creek was the site of the departure of the Lewis and Clark Expedition* Site of first school in Clarksville
* George Rogers Clark Homesite
* The Ohio River Railroad Bridge-Completed in 1870, it was the longest single span in the country at that time
* Terrace Amphitheater at Riverside and Spring-Site of the Louisville Ferry landing and a route of the Underground Railroad
$15.00 before October 5
$20.00 after October 5
Awards given to overall male and female runners. Awards given to top 3 male/female walkers.
Performance t-shirts to all participants.
Special Thanks to:
Hugh E. Birs
Congressman Baron Hill
Commission member: Valla Ann Bolovschak
Executive Director: Shaunna Graf
For additional information:
You may also register online at: www.ohiorivergreenway.org.
Freedom of Speech strongly supports New Albany's Greenway Project. If you're as excited about the Greenway as we are come join Congressman Baron Hill and participate in the Inaugural Ohio River Greenway 5K Celebration.
Thank you Valla Ann Bolovschak for your tireless efforts have lead to a great deal of the saving of the federal funding. And for your major role in our local greenway project and your many hours of hard work. We can safely say that because of your involvement in this planning with the City of New Albany's Greenway Project will reflect the values important to our community.
You have left an indelible mark on this project.
Come show your community support on Saturday October 13, 2007!
Community service is important to me because it helps people in my community and because it has pushed me to step outside of my comfort zone and take initiative."
~Valla Ann Bolovschak