The race covers more than 3 miles of running, 2 miles of paddling and 10 miles of road cycling. Innovative physical challenges and service initiatives will be integrated into checkpoints.
Participants may enter as soloists or partner teams (partners race together against other partner teams). Canoes will be provided to first 30 teams. Registration is $40 per person plus an encouraged (not required) donation to the good works of Confrontation Point. Racers can ask friends or relatives to sponsor them. All donations are tax deductible.
St. Athanasius offers free bread on Sundays
Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church, located at 926 S. Main St., offers free bread to families and individuals in need in the Nicholasville area. Saint Athanasius distributes this bread, supplied by Panera, every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. on the porch of the South Main Street location.
Spring Bible studies offered by Francis Asbury Society
The Francis Asbury Society, located at 1580 Lexington Road, Wilmore, will host two Bible studies this spring. On Mondays at 7 p.m. through June 16 is a study of the book of Exodus led by Dr. John Oswalt, visiting distinguished professor of Old Testament. On Tuesdays at 7 p.m. through April 3 is a Titus women’s Bible study on the book of Hebrews, chapters 7-13. For more information, call 859-858-4222 or visit www.francisasburysociety.com.
Musical at Lighthouse Baptist scheduled
Lighthouse Baptist Church will host the Easter musical “Never Thirst Again” Sunday, April 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Study at Troy Presbyterian looks at Thomas Keating
Troy Presbyterian Church will host a Lenten study of Thomas Keating each Monday during Lent (Feb. 22-April 2) at 3 p.m. Each session will last one hour, with 45 minutes of discussion and 15 minutes of centering prayer. Participants must bring thier own copies of the Keating text. The church is located at 11021 Troy Pike in Woodford County, 4 miles from Harrodsburg Road. For more information, call 859-873-2373.
Nicholasville United Methodist sponsors women’s retreat
Nicholasville United Methodist Church will host a Women Ministry Spiritual Growth Retreat from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 31. This year’s retreat theme is “People of the Passion.” The church is located at 303 W. Maple St. For more information, call the church at 859-885-4481 or 859-321-1543.
Easter-egg hunt set at Wesley Chapel United Methodist
The Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 3195 Sugar Creek Pike, will host an Easter-egg hunt Saturday, April 7, at 2 p.m. The public is invited, and attendees are asked to bring their own baskets. Cake and ice cream will be served after the event. For more information, call 859-887-1764.
St. Athanasius announces Holy Week schedule
St. Athanasius Orthodox Church, located at 926 S. Main St., announced its Great Lent, Holy Week and Pascha schedule for 2012. Eastern Orthodox Holy Week begin April 7 with the Feast of Raising of Lazarus and reaches a climax on Easter midnight on April 15. Over nine days, the church will have between 30 and 40 hours of special services. One of the highlights is Monday and Tuesday (April 9 and 10), when read the gospel of Mark is read. For more information, visit www.athanasiusoca.org or call the church at 859-361-2823.