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Pre-registration forms are now available online for The Center for Rural Development’s first-ever “Dollars for Scholars” 5K Walk/Run to support the Rogers Scholars summer youth leadership program.

The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 7,  at 9 a.m. at The Center in Somerset and will include a $100 cash prize and trophy for the overall male and female winners.

All proceeds will benefit the Rogers Scholars program, which provides leadership and scholarship opportunities for rising high school juniors within The Center’s 45-county primary service area in Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

Participants may pre-register between now and noon on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Pre-registration is $20. Registration on the day of the race is $25. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on race day.

Each participant will receive a free race T-shirt at the time of registration. Additional T-shirts are available for $10 each while supplies last.

Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category for male and female groups. Other prizes will be presented to the top finishers in each age group.

 Click here to pre-register for the Rogers Scholars “Dollars for Scholars” 5K Walk/Run and to get a detailed description of the race course.

Community level sponsors are Walmart and Clear Channel Lake Cumberland Radio. Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital is a team Scholar sponsor. Ambassador level sponsors are Citizens National Bank; Evans, Harville, Atwell & Company CPAs PLLC; City of Somerset; Key Associates Waterfront Realty; and Somerset law office of Adams & Venters.