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Eastern Kentucky University’s Division of Natural Areas will host a 5K Trail Run/Walk at its Maywoods Environmental and Educational Laboratory.

The event, which organizers hope to repeat annually, will be held on Saturday, March 26, beginning at 10 a.m., and is ideal for all levels of ability. Proceeds will benefit the EKU Environmental Service Learning Project.

The early registration fee is $25 and includes a t-shirt. Registration the week of the event will be $30. Prizes are courtesy of Mike’s Hike and Bike and John’s Run/Walk Shop.

To register online, visit For more information, visit Maywoods 5K Trail Run & Nature Walk on Facebook, contact Matthew Hodges at 859-622-1476 or e-mail

Located approximately 22 miles southwest of Richmond and the EKU campus; Maywoods straddles the hilly terrain of Garrard and Rockcastle counties and is covered by second-growth oak and pine forests. For more information about Maywoods, including directions, visit