Run For The Ribs 5K

Sat September 12, 2020 Danville, KY US 40422 Directions
Come join the fun and "Run For Ribs" at the 2nd Annual Run For The Ribs 5K Presented by the KyBBQFestival.
Countdown to Race Day

5K Run/Walk

$25 8:00AM EDT Price increases after July 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Kids "Little Ribs" 1K Dash

$10 8:45AM EDT Price increases after June 30, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Volunteer

$0 8:00AM EDT Registration ends September 12, 2020 at 8:00am EDT

Virtual Runner/Walker

$30 8:00AM EDT Registration ends September 2, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
1000 Cunningham Drive
Danville, KY US 40422

Join us for the 2nd Annual RUN FOR THE RIBS 5K Presented by the KyBBQFestival on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 8:00am at Millenium Park in Danville, KY.

Our race will feature a 5K Run/Walk & Kids "Little Ribs" 1K Dash through scenic Millenium Park in Danville.  Commemorative "Cousin Squealie" Race T-shirts, Chip Timing (Thanks RaceRise), Overall, Masters, Grand Masters & Age Group Awards, music, food, fun and fellowship.  This is a 2020 Team Beef certified race.

PACKET PICKUP  Our race packet pickup will be on Saturday (Race day), September 12th from 6:45-8:00am at Millenium Park.  There will be no Friday or advanced packet pickup.

VIRTUAL RUNNER/WALKER OPPORTUNITY  If you can't "Run For The Ribs" in person or live outside the area consider signing up as a Virtual Runner/Walker.  For a $30 donation we'll mail you your commemorative race shirt and you can run/walk your own 5K on your own schedule (optional).

Race proceeds benefit the Heart of Kentucky United Way.  CLICK HERE to see where the money goes.

All participants will receive FREE ENTRY to the KyBBQFestival being held in Danville September 11-13th.


Race Contact Info

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Race proceeds and participant donations will go to support the work of the Heart of Kentucky United Way.


United Way works to increase the percentage of children that are ‘kindergarten ready’ and increase the percentage of high school graduates who are college and/or career ready.

United Way works to make sure families have the adequate income and assets to independently meet their families’ needs.

United Way works for a healthier individuals and families.

An EATING EVENT - September 611-13, 2020  Spread the good word of BBQ - which is all about Family, Americana and Feel Good Times that crosses over all boundaries of culture and classes. Kentucky Barbecue

Participants in the Run For The Ribs receive a free admission pass to the KyBBQFestival.

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