Friday is early-registration deadline for annual road races

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TELL CITY—Friday is the early-registration deadline for this year’s 37th annual Schweizer Fest 2-mile and 6-mile road runs. The 6-mile race will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, and the 2-mile will begin at 8:05 a.m. A kids fun run will begin at 9:20 a.m.
Races will start on Seventh Street and end on Main Street in front of St. Paul Church. The course winds through the streets of downtown Tell City before heading through some challenging hills for the 6-mile participants.
Runners must complete an official entry form before 7:30 a.m. the day of the race. The awards ceremony will take place on the Musik Halle stage after the race.
Entry fee is $15 if registration is received by Friday. Late entries will cost $20. Checks should be made to Tell City Cross Country Boosters. The races are sponsored by Perry County Memorial Hospital. Contact Chris or Tony Hollinden at 547-3441 or send email to www.runperrycounty.com. Organizers have said they hope for 1,000 participants this year.