The Great Cake Race 5K/1M

1 Mile

Event Date

Sun, May 1, 2016


Lexington, KY

About This Activity

Online registration is closed.

You can register at Keeneland's Keene Barn beginning at 2:30pm, Sunday, May 1st.  Race time is 4pm.

This is the perfect event for an avid runner, someone participating in their first 5K, or a family wanting to get some exercise and support a worthy cause.  Plus, race start isn't until 4pm.  The Great Cake Race 5K/1M will feature a beautful course along the rolling hills of Keeneland, bands, inflatables, temporary tattoos and activities for the younger participants.  This year we will be giving more awards in the 11 and under age group, plus special awards in canine and stroller divisions.  A trophy will be given to the team with the most participants, so grab your friends, family, co-workers, book club, life group, you name it, and come on out to The Great Cake Race 5K/1M at Keeneland's Keene Barn on May 1st.

Once they cross the finish line, participants will be treated to a free cupcake.  Spectators may purchase a bracelet entitling them to a cupcake.

  • The 5K will include chip timing by Great Races.
  • Age group and overall awards will be given. 
  • We will give a  trophy to the team with the most participants.
  • Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a leash.  A special award will be given for the fastest canine. 
  • Feel free to bring along a stroller for your little one.  We will have a special award in the stroller division.

Register by April 13, 2016 to be guarantted a free t-shirt.

Early packet pick-up will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Whole Foods in Lexington Green on Nicholasville Road, 10am - 6pm.   Pre-race party will be held at Whole Foods the same day 3-6pm.  Food samples, inflatables and cake demonstrations will be featured.

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