Three events, the Murphy Half Marathon along with 5K and 10K races, are set for running Sunday, May 5 to benefit the Police Sgt. Kyle Kucauskas Educational Foundation.
Start and finish for all three races is inside Tom Kimbrough Stadium, 700 N. Murphy Road. Registration and packet pickup starts at 6 a.m., the 5K starts at 7 a.m. and both the 10K and half marathon begin at 7:10 a.m. There is a 4-hour time limit for the half marathon.
Kucauskas was a sergeant with Murphy Police Department, serving from 2001 until his untimely death in 2013. A 10K race in his honor was started in 2014, added to a 5K Maize Days race. The event was suspended for a year but has returned with a larger format and proceeds set exclusively for the Kucauskas Foundation.
The foundation provides educational assistance to students pursuing careers in the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice.
By Joe Reavis • [email protected]