This event has been rescheduled for October 4, 2014.
5K Run/Walk - The course is going to be the beautifully renovated downtown of Munday. See the Centenial Park, the Charles Baker Memorial Park and more. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. at the MEC and the race begins at 8:00 a.m. Register at the links below or call 940-459-4121.
2013 Adventure Day Information is Below
Let Knox County Amaze You
The Knox County Visioning Group wants you to let Knox County Amaze You on June 22, 2013, during their Third Annual Adventure Days event.
The day will kick off with a 5K and 10K Run and Walk at the beautiful Truscott Brine Lake. Following that, will be the amazing grace race, guided tours of Knox County, a photography scavenger hunt, and a delicious hamburger meal.
The 5K and 10K will start at 9:00 a.m., in Truscott at the Brine Lake. Runners and walkers will experience the beauty of the lake atop the county road that runs across the dam of the lake. This elevation lets you see the water on one side and the rugged terrain on the other. You can register online at active.com by clicking here or download a paper form by clicking here, or by calling the KCVG at 940-459-4121. (See pictures of the location below.)
The Amazing Grace Race kicks off at 1:00 p.m. Teams of two can preregister by clicking here or register the day of the event at the Courthouse in Benjamin. A fee of $20 includes two t-shirts and enters you to win $100. The first team to find all their clues and make it to the finish line first wins $100. Only 20 teams are being accepted.
Tour buses leave at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. from the Courthouse. Tours will run throughout Knox County on an air conditioned bus. Tour guides will expose participants to the rich history and unique businesses of Knox County. This years locations include Truscott, Todd Leake Farms in Vera and H&R Organic Farm in Rhineland. The cost is $5 for adults and kids 10 and under are free.
The photography scavenger hunt (teams of 2-4 people) begin at 10:00 a.m. Participants can register at the courthouse. The fee is $10 and includes two t-shirts. A $50 prize will be award to the team who has the best time and the best photos. This year the KCVG has added a smaller area for younger participants. They will be assigned a guide to help them.
A hamburger lunch will be going on from 11:30 - 1:30 p.m., on Saturday at the courthouse. Tickets are $7 each and all proceeds will benefit the the Knox County Visioning Group. Lunch will be come and go until all food is gone.
Feel free to register early as t-shirts will be first come, first served. Like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date: www.facebook.com/kcvg.catch.the.vision, or give us a call at 940-459-4121. Adventure awaits you!
Brine Lake and Truscott Photos
The following photos are provided to help runners and walkers learn more about the community of Truscott and the Brine Lake location.
|The lake lines one side of the road.|
|Note the high quality of the road and the great railing.|
|Rugged terrain lines the other side of the elevated road |
giving runners and walkers a beautiful view.
|A view from atop the lake dam road.|
|The small community of Truscott has a historic lodge.|
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|The community center of Truscott.|
|Historic bank building in downtown Truscott.|
|Another view of the historic bank.|