Registration open for 5K run and walk

LINCOLN CITY — The Friends of Lincoln State Park and Indiana Department of Natural Resources will co-host the 11th annual Mr. Lincoln’s Neighborhood 5K run and walk at 9 a.m. CT Saturday, May 2, in Lincoln State Park.

This year’s 5K run and walk route will start and end at the Lake Lincoln Beach parking lot. The route will consist of the paved park roadways and some hiking trails.

Prizes will be awarded to the first-place male and female finishers for both adults and kids younger than 16. Random door prizes also will be awarded during the event including Indiana State Park annual passes, gift cards, gift certificates, and more.

The registration fee is $20 per person on or before Tuesday, April 28, and $30 per person on Wednesday, April 29, until race day.

Interested walkers and runners may get more details, download registration forms and event flyers, or register online at or by sending a completed registration form with a check or money order made payable to Friends of Lincoln State Park, P.O. Box 601, Chrisney IN 47611. Registration forms are also available at the Lincoln State Park office.

All participants will receive an event T-shirt while supplies last. T-shirts are guaranteed for early registrants. The registration fee does not include the $7 in-state or $9 out-of-state per car gate fee to enter Lincoln State Park.

All proceeds will benefit Friends of Lincoln State Park to support special projects and events at Lincoln State Park.

For more information regarding the 5K run/walk, participants may call the Lincoln State Park office at 812-937-4710 or visit

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