Officer Daniel Ellis Memorial 5K

Event Date

Sat, Apr 28, 2018


Richmond, KY

About This Activity

Join us for the 3rd Annual Officer Daniel Ellis Memorial 5K Run/Walk presented by Baptist Health.  The race will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 8:30am at Richmond Centre Mall in Richmond, KY.

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED     You can register in person Thursday, April 26th from 3-7pm at Surge Promotions (they have a new location) 857 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, KY 40475.  We will also have race day registration from 7-8:30am at Richmond Centre Mall (In front of the Cinemax Theatres).  Cash or check only please!

We will have commemorative race T-shirts, chip timing, overall & age group awards, DJ and post race food.  This will be a way for the community to celebrate the life and continued legacy of Officer Daniel Ellis.  Thursday, April 26th from 3-7pm we will have a packet pick up at Surge Promotions (they have a new location) 857 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, KY 40475.  If you cannot pick up your packet early they will be ready to go race day morning near the movie theater.

We are offering a Student Rate for any students 18 years old or younger who run/walk in the 5K in Richmond.  This rate does not apply for our "Virtual Runner/Walker" category.

We've also created a 5 (or more) Person Team Competition.  If you have a team of 5 or more we'll add the top 5 race times for the 5K of your team to compete against other team.  Also the team with the largest number of members will win a prize, so get your team together!

For those living outside of Central Kentucky we offer a "Virtual Runner/Walker" category so that you can run/walk your own 5K on the weekend of April 28-29th to honor of Officer Ellis and other fallen heroes.

Proceeds will benefit the Daniel Ellis Foundation which is being established to the family.  This foundation will support and distribute funds to area causes, charities and individuals that Officer Daniel Ellis would have supported.  .


If you or your company would like to be a race sponsor contact Justin Moore at   Both in kind and monetary donations to the race are welcomed.  We will recognize our largest sponsors (Over $500) on the back of the race T-shirt.

Runners and walkers are welcomed.  Strollers are allowed but no dogs please.

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