JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — An event in Jessamine County on Saturday morning will support a girl in her fight to beat cancer.
The "5-K For Amaya J" Run-Walk will be held at the R.J. Corman Railroad Employee Park on R.J. Corman Drive in Nicholasville.
Proceeds will help the Jones family with medical expenses for Amaya, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2015 at age 5.
Amaya finished her final dose of chemotherapy medication in February but will faces years of followup visits and post-cancer care.
Homemade ice cream will be provided at the race, which kicks off at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.