Governor Huckabee to Participate in K8-8K

OCTOBER 1, 2004 - Posted at 10:36 a.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee will be among the participants in Saturday's 2nd Annual K8-8K race at Craighead Forest Park in Jonesboro.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society.  The race begins at 8 a.m.  The selected 8-kilometer course consists of a few easy, rolling hills that most runners and walkers would consider a moderate challenge.  Chip timing will be utilized.

On-line pre-registration has already ended, but participants may still register on-location Friday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at Fazoli's Restaurant in Jonesboro, or prior to the race Saturday morning at Craighead Forest before 7:30 a.m.  The entry fee is $15.

Cash prizes totaling $450 will be awarded to the to the race's top three finishers.