Run for the Red 5K/10K

Sat May 11, 2019 Fort Knox, KY US 40121 Directions RaceJoy Ready
www.redcross.org
Place
Fort Knox US Army Post Exchange
127 Gold Vault Ave
Fort Knox, KY US 40121
Description

Join us on Fort Knox for the Run for the Red. Enjoy a 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles) run through rolling, but beautiful hills, on historic Fort Knox Military Post.

****Children 9 and under run for FREE (no t-shirt is available)****

Participants
If using paper registration, all participants must fill out an individual registration form and submit a signed waiver before participating in the 5K or 10K  race. Registered participants(5K/10K EVENT) will receive a participation medal upon crossing the finish line. 

Awards to be Presented
• Top three overall Male and Female finishers in both the 5k and 10k events. 
• Attendance trophy for unit/business with the most participation (5K/10K)
• Commanders cup award for the unit/business team with the fastest time (5K/10K)
• Medals for everyone that crosses the finish line.

Additional Race information

  

Participants
If using a paper registration form, all participants must fill out an individual registration form and submit a signed waiver before participating in the 5K or 10K race. Registered participants(5K/10K EVENT) will receive a participation medal upon crossing the finish line.

T-Shirts
Registered participants will receive a race t-shirt if participant registered before the April 26th deadline

Directions to Run/Walk
Physical Address:
Fort Knox US Army Post Exchange
127 Gold Vault Ave
Fort Knox, KY 40121

 

 

 

 

 

If traveling from Louisville:
Take 31 W South to Bullion Exit and go through the gate. Turn right at the first light onto Spearhead Div. Rd. Turn rt at the first street onto Knox Street. Go through the 4-way stop, turn right onto Gold Vault Rd(Follow Parking Signs)
CHAFFEE/BULLION GATE IS THE ONLY GATE OPEN ON WEEKENDS. ALL OTHER GATES ARE CLOSED

If traveling from Elizabethtown:
Take 31 W North to Bullion Exit and follow the same direction as above.
CHAFFEE/BULLION GATE IS THE ONLY GATE OPEN ON WEEKENDS. ALL OTHER GATES ARE CLOSED
Contact Phone Number THE DAY OF THE RACE: (502) 974-9980

Special Rules and Considerations

Fort Knox is a military installation. Due to the Global War on Terrorism, Fort Knox security services and personnel reserve the right to limit installation access to anyone at any time. All personnel entering Fort Knox are guests on the installation and are subject to all applicable rules and regulations, including, but not limited to, searches of persons and property upon entry or exit from the installation. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A MILITARY ID CARD YOU MUST GO TO THE VISITORS CENTER (Stay in the left lane) AT THE CHAFFEE/BULLION GATE AND GET A PASS

Event Cancellation Due to Inclement Weather
In the event of inclement weather, Run for the Red will be cancelled. NO REFUNDS will be provided.

Special Rules and Disqualification
No pictures at Fort Knox military installation. Runners must maintain their race bibs on the front, most outer garment throughout the race until the awards ceremony finishes. Any participant who deviates from the course for any reason receives assistance that would give them an unfair advantage over other racers, or does not follow accepted guidelines, will be disqualified.

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will be held at three different locations.

Thursday, May 9th, from 5 pm to 7 pm  Running Soles 16 Public Square Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Friday, May 10th, from 12 pm to 5 pm  Fort Knox Red Cross Office, 1131 5th Ave, Fort Knox, KY 40121

Saturday, May 11th, from 7:30 am to 8:15 am  Fort Knox Post Exchange (PX) 127 Gold Vault Ave Fort Knox, KY 40121

5K and 10K Race Route Map

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Race Contact Info

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Run for the Red 5K/10K.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Run for the Red 5K/10K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

Note:
- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Maps

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