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WKCTC Campus Closed to Traffic Saturday April 18 for Student Sponsored 5K Run

The West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) campus will be closed to traffic for a 5K Run April 18 between
3 p.m. 7 p.m.

The public is invited to participate in the annual 5K fundraising event with a new theme and title this year - Justice Run Against Child Abuse. Alpha Epsilon Beta (AEB), WKCTCs local chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association, sponsors the annual event.

The event will include a 5K race and a one-mile Fun Run for children ages 12 and under. Awards will be given to the top three in each category.

Preregistration is $25 by April 5 and includes an event t-shirt. Late or race day registration is $30. T-shirts are not guaranteed for late or race day registrants. The fee for the one-mile Fun Run is $12 without a t-shirt and $20 with a t-shirt for those registered by April 5.

All proceeds benefit the Paducah Child Watch Childrens Advocacy Center for the prevention and treatment of child abuse. No refunds can be given and entries are non-transferable. No pets, bikes or skates allowed on the course.

Participants can register at the Anderson Technical Building on the WKCTC campus beginning at 3 p.m. April 18. The race begins at 5 p.m. and the Kids Fun Run begins at 6 p.m. Award ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m.

A registration form is available through the WKCTC Web site. Search for Justice Run Against Child Abuse.

Participants can also respond by e-mail and mail. Registration forms can be e-mailed to participants by contacting Gary Reese at
If responding by mail, make check payable and mail to Alpha Epsilon Beta, c/o Gary Reese, WKCTC, PO Box 7380, Paducah, KY 42002-7380. One entry form per person is needed (photocopies acceptable). Multiple entries may be made with a single payment and included in one envelope.

For more information, AEB advisor Gary Reese can also be contacted at (270) 534-3172.