New Albany News

Heit: Entries pouring in for walking race

Entries for the New Albany Walking Classic are coming in faster than ever, said organizer Phil Heit.

"We're about half filled and we haven't started promoting it," Heit said. "We're 115 percent ahead of ... last year."

The event begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, in the Market Square retail center in New Albany.

The 10K and half marathon can accept 3,000 participants. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis at

Admission is $40 for the 10K and $50 for the half marathon for those registering before May 31.

-- Lori Wince