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

Address

Paris, KY

Pricing

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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

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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, www.HorseCapitalMarathon.com) 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 www.bourbonderby.com. Also follow us on Facebook at http://www.bourbonderby.com/

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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