Kentucky 5K Race/Racewalk


Event Date

Sat, Oct 22, 2016


Lexington, KY


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5K Race/Racewalk

$35 $35 Closed

About This Activity

Open Registration for walker/runners of all level.  The Kentucky 5K  will be a chip timed, RRCA sanctioned event, and USATF Certified 5k Race/Racewalk Saturday, October 22, 2016 8am at the KY Horse Park. It offers a flat/fast course never used before to show off the park and give participants their best chance for a PR.  Prize money for the top 5 M/F overall and overall Master/Grandmaster/Senior Grandmaster M/F finishers. Special Recognition for top 5 overall M/F Racewalk finishers.  Registrants can qualify for custom swag and VIP Race Day accommodations by registering and submitting a previous 5k time in the last 24 months that meets the Racer's qualifying time standard.  It is also an option to join or create a Team to be part of for the day.  Unique to the Kentucky 5K is the option to set up a Fundraiser page for the team that can be used to Fundraise for the charity of that teams choice! Joining a team and/or using that team to Fundraise is optional, but encouraged.  Custom Training plans and coaching available to purchase for all levels when registering.  We want you to be your best at the Kentucky 5K.  In addtion an alternate 1 mile option that still takes you through the famous Big Barn at the Horse Park will be available for Free to those wanting to particpate in event unofficially.  

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Details for the Racers qualifying standard for custom swag is below. In addition, Prize money for top 5 M/F and overall Master/Granmaster M/F.  If collecting prize money compromises your position, please let us know ahead of time and we will provide an alternative prize.  

1) Racer Swag Qualifying Standard:
*FEMALE: Competitor bib sub 20 min, Open bib sub 25 min, Master bib sub 28 min, Grand Master bib sub 30 min
*MALE: Competitor bib sub 18 min, Open bib sub 23 min, Master bib sub 26 min, Grand Master bib sub 28 min.
*The masters age-group is 40-49 years old and grandmaster is 50 and over.                                                                   *Prize money: $250, $200, $150, $100, $75  for top 5 and $75 for master/grandmaster m/f overall.

2) Fundraiser Registration- Set up Fundraising page on run signup.  Fundraise for the charity of your choice or the KY5K charity of choice, Special Olympics of Kentucky.  We want to empower you to put action to your passion. If you need help or have questions, please contact us.


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