Carroll County Cross Country Cancer Cure Champions Invitational

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By The Staff

The Carroll County Cross Country Cancer Cure Champions Invitational will be this Saturday at General Butler State Resort Park. Races will begin at 10 a.m. in the following order: Elementary girls, 10 a.m.; elementary boys, 10:30 a.m.; middle school girls, 11 a.m.; middle school boys, 11:30 a.m.; junior varsity girls, noon; junior varsity boys, 12:30 p.m.; varsity girls, 1 p.m.; and varsity boys, 1:30 p.m.

There will also be an Open 5K Race/Walk starting at 2 p.m. Anyone interested in participating can register the day of the race until 1 p.m.

A silent auction will take place at the race beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 1:30 p.m. Several items have been donated from local businesses, including a golf umbrella from Kentucky Farm Bureau, a 1999 Horizon of Hope Longaberger Basket signed by a Longaberger family member from Debie Jones, Hometown Pizza gift certificates a 2010 coin set from Farmers Bank of Milton, a Carroll County embroidered polo from Fill in the Blank, an Ascot lunch bag from River Valley Financial, a duffel bag full of UK stuff donated by JCC, a Pink reusable grocery bag filled with “For the Cure” food/household items donated by the Creager family and a mini session and a 5x7 photo from Tricia McDowell Photography.

All proceeds will go to the Carroll County Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. Invitational T-shirts are still for sale at the high school and will be available on the day of the race for $10.