Virtual "Run to the Moon" (1-mile) or "Run to Mars" (5K) Race to Benefit WKCTC's Challenger Learning Center - Register by Oct. 20

West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Challenger Learning Center (CLC) is hosting Space Race 2020, a virtual one-mile walk/run and 5K.

Participants can register for the virtual fun and blast off to the "Moon" or "Mars" by running or walking any time and any place convenient for them or join the live CLC Space Race 2020 Virtual 1-Mile Walk/Run/5K on the center's Facebook event page Saturday, November 7 at 8:30 am.

"We continue to develop new ways to have a good time with the Challenger Learning Center during COVID-19," said Mellisa Duncan, center director. "Proceeds from the race will benefit the CLC and help continue its mission to offer science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) opportunities to the youth around the region."

Registration is open now for the "Run to the Moon" one-mile walk/run and the 5K "Run to Mars."

Early Registration: ends October 20
$35 for those 18 and up; $20 for anyone under 18

Late Registration: October 21- November 4
$40 for those 18 and up; $25 for anyone under 18

Race packets, which include long sleeve tee, bib number and race medal, will be available for pickup on Thursday, November 5 from 3- 7 pm at the Challenger Learning Center on WKCTC's campus at 4810 Alben Barkley Drive in Paducah. 

Race packets can be shipped for an additional $5 fee during sign up. For those who sign up during early registration, a race packet will be shipped in time to arrive prior to race day. For those who sign up after October 20, the CLC cannot guarantee a race packet or shirt will arrive prior to race day. 

When participants complete their space journey, they should upload a photo or photos to the CLC Space Race 2020 Virtual 1-Mile Walk/Run/5K Facebook event page to be entered into a drawing for door prizes.

To register for the event:

To make a donation:

For more information, contact Mellisa Duncan at or 270-534-3101.

On the Net:

Registration Link

Published 12:00 AM, Saturday Oct. 10, 2020
Updated 10:19 PM, Saturday Oct. 10, 2020


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