Blanton's Bourbon Derby Half Marathon, 10 Miler, 4 Miler, & Bourbon Derby Kids Fest

1 Mile, 10 Mile, Other

Event Date

Fri, Jun 10, 2016


Paris, KY


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Blanton's Bourbon Derby Half Marathon

$50 $50 Closed

Blanton's Bourbon Derby 10 Miler

$30 $30 Closed

Blanton's Bourbon Derby 4 Miler

$25 $25 Closed

Bourbon Derby Kids Fest - Fastest Kid in Paris Sprint Races

$0 $0 Closed

Bourbon Derby Kids Fest 1 Mile Fun Run

$0 $0 Closed

About This Activity

Join us on Saturday, June 11, 2016 for the 3rd Annual Blanton's Bourbon Derby Half Marathon, 10 Miler, & 4 Miler.

Blanton's Bourbon Derby will be held in beautiful Paris, Kentucky known for Horses, History, & Hospitality. Our race will begin at 7:30am at the Bourbon Drive-In Theatre off US 68 (127 Jackstown Road, Paris, KY 40361). Runners will run along picturesque country roads and through 3 authentic award winning Kentucky Horse Farms (Adena Springs Farm, Whispering Oaks Farm and Hillcroft Farm).

Proceeds will benefit local Paris Agricultural & Horse related industries/groups along with Paris and Bourbon County Educational Programs including our newly formed Scholarship, Blanton's Bourbon Derby FFA Scholarship.  This scholarship is awarded to a well deserving graduating senior Bourbon County FFA member who is enrolling into college in the Fall in an Agricultural/Engineering field major.  We awarded 7 Blanton's Bourbon Derby FFA Scholarships last year (2015).  We also plan on announcing our other soon to be chosen 2016 benefactors.

Technical race shirts, Finishers Medals, Authentic Kentucky crafted awards, Top 3 Overall & AG awards for Half Marathon, Top 3 Overall for the 10 Miler & 4 Miler, Great entertainment from our DJ, post-race food/drink, race photography and more! Walkers welcomed for Blanton's Bourbon Derby 4 Miler.

The Half Marathon will have a 15 minute pace limit (3hours, 15min total) and will be a certified course.  The 10 Miler & 4 Miler will have the same overall race time of 3hours, 15min.

Our Race Expo and Packet Pickup will be Friday, June 10th from 12noon-8pm at Bourbon County Health Department (341 E. Main Street, Paris, KY 40361), and on Race Day from 6-7am.

Consider taking on the Bluegrass Triple Crown Challenge, a chance to earn a 4th medal for running 3 spring 13.1s or 26.2s. To be eligible you must have completed ANY 13.1 or 26.2 between 3/1/16 and 5/20/16 and register and complete the 2016 Kentucky Ale Horse Capital Marathon or Half Marathon (5/21/16 in Lexington, KY, AND the 2016 Blanton's Bourbon Derby 13.1.  In order to be eligible you need to be registered for the Horse Cap and Bourbon Derby by 5/15/16.

All 2016 race information can be found on our race website Also follow us on Facebook at

The Blanton's Bourbon Derby will again help to Sponsor along with the "Get Fit Paris-Bourbon County" group to host the Bourbon Derby Kids Fest a "FREE" family fitness fun evening held during our expo, Friday, June 10th at the Bourbon Country Health Department, 341 Main Street, Paris, KY 40361 within Legion Park from 5-7pm.  Events will include the "Bourbon Derby Kids Fest Races"- which will include the Fastest Kid in Paris- Sprint Races for age groups (5-7, 8-10, & 11-13) and the 1 Mile Fun Run!

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