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Sun October 1, 2017
Race: DanceBlue 5K
Location: Lexington, KY US 40506 Directions

Race Venue

  1. Where will be the race be held?  On the University of Kentucky campus, near the northwest corner of Kroger Field (between the Red Lot and Green Lot).
  2. What time does the race start?  The 5K race start time is 12:00 pm (noon).
  3. What time should I arrive?  Please arrive at least one hour before the race start time.
  4. Where will I park?  Free parking will be available at Parking Structure 1, located near the intersection of University Drive and Hospital Drive (across from the Johnson Center Fields).


Race Registration

  1. When does online registration close?  Online registration will close on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT.
  2. Can I register on race day?  Yes! Race day registration will be available for an increased fee over pre-registration fees. Cash and checks only will be accepted on race day.
  3. What do I get for my registration fee? Your registration fee includes a race number (bib) with timing chip and a race t-shirt. T-shirts are only guaranteed for those that register by 5:00 pm on the September 15th.
  4. Is there a benefitting charity?  Yes, all proceeds benefit DanceBlue.
  5. Can I get a refund of my registration fee? Sorry. registration fees go to the benefiting charity and are non-refundable.


Race Participation

  1. When can I get my race t-shirt and race number?  Race packet (bib & shirt) pickup will be available on Friday, September 29th from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm in the Kim Stricker Room (1-49) in the William T. Young Library (401 Hilltop Ave, Lexington, KY 40506).  Or on race day starting at 10:30 am at the race site. NOTE: Shirts are not guaranteed for those that register after 5:00 pm on September 15th.
  2. Can I view a course map?  Yes. Click here to view the course map.
  3. Is the course totally on hard surfaces?  Yes! The course is on roads and asphalt paths.
  4. Is the course suitable for strollers?  Yes. Pushing a stroller on this course will be allowed, but please line up behind the main running pack at the Start Line.
  5. Can I walk the race?  Yes! Walkers are welcome.
  6. Can I bring my dog?  Yes! Dogs on a fixed length leash are welcome. No retractable leashes please as they create a trip hazard. You are responsible for picking up and disposing of waste. 


Race Timing/Awards/Results

  1. Will the race be timed?  Yes! The race will be timed by 3 Way Racing.
  2. Will awards be presented after the race?  Yes! Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers will be presented as soon as possible after the race. These  awards will be based on the "gun time" of these finishers. 
  3. Can I find my finish time online?  Yes! Please click here to view the race results.