Run for the Nun 5K

Sat June 1, 2019 Lexington, KY US 40515 Directions
Join us on June 1st for the 29th Run For The Nun .... A Summertime Running Tradition in Central Kentucky!

A running tradition in Lexington since 1990!

Join us for the 29th Annual Run For The Nun 5K & Kids 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, June 1st at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in conjunction with our "Country Fair".


  • Scenic rolling horse country course
  • Commemorative race T-shirts (soft poly/cotton)
  • 5K Run/Walk and Kids 1 Mile
  • Run against The Nun Challenge (Prizes for those who finish ahead of The Running Nun)
  • Overall, Age Group and Team Awards
  • Chip Timing by RaceRise
  • Great Raffle for Prizes!
  • Food, water and Fellowship following the race under The Big Top Tent
  • Virtual runner/walker opportunity for those who can't run or live out of town but want to get the shirt
  • All for a great cause, St. Vincent De Paul Mission'

Run or walk as an individual or form a team.  There will be a 5 person team competition.  Teams must have a minimum of 5 members (but can have an unlimited number of members).  The top 5 finish times w.ll be scored together to establish a team time.  We will award prizes to the top 3 teams.

PACKET PICKUP is Thursday, May 30th and Friday, May 31st from 6-9pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.  We'll be setup under the BIG TENT at the Country Fair (behind the church).  You may pickup for friends/family members with no credentials or paperwork necessary.  We'll also have race day packet pickup from 7:00-8:30am before the start of the race.  There will also be on-site registration at these packet pickup sessions and on race day.

We also have a VIRTUAL RUNNER/WALKER category if you can't join us on June 1st or live out of the area but want to support our cause.  Sign up as a Virtual Runner/Walker and we'll mail you your commemorative race T-shirt.  Virtual participants must register by May 20th.

Note that online registration closes at 6:00pm on Friday, 5/31/19. You can still register in person at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Country Fair Thursday and Friday night, and walk up registration on Saturday morning before the race. Sign up will open Saturday morning at 7:00 AM "under the big top tent". 

Packet pickup will be available on Thursday and Friday during the fair, from 5-8pm both nights. We are located under the Big Top tent, between the band stage and the food.



Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

1730 Summerhill Drive
Lexington, KY US 40515
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