This race benefits Family Service Society, the 2nd oldest nonprofit organization in Paducah. Family Service Society provides food, clothing, emergency dental help, eyeglasses, utility assistance and help with prescription medications. The course is a loop course, starting and finishing at the spectacular "wall to wall" murals in downtown Paducah, Kentucky. The course offers runners an opportunity to enjoy Paducah's beautiful neighborhoods and showcases Paducah by running through Jefferson Street, The Greenway Trail, Bob Noble Park, and Historic Downtown and Lowertown Art District. The course stays fairly flat and offers beautiful scenery and lots of volunteers for encouragement.