35th Anniversary of A Midsummer Night's Run

Sat August 10, 2019 Lexington, KY US 40507 Directions
Come Run In The Streets of Downtown Lexington in this Summertime Running Tradition!
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Description

The Bluegrass Sports Commission is proud to present the 35th Anniversary of A Midsummer Night's Run, presented by CHI Saint Joseph Health. On Saturday, August 10th runners and walkers will take to the streets of downtown Lexington for a night of entertainment and activities. The night begins with the Fastest Kid in Town at 6pm, 1 Mile Run/Walk at 7pm and A Midsummer Night's Run 5K at 8pm. Come and participate in the fun!

FINAL PACKET PICKUP OPPORTUNITY

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10TH from 5-8PM -- Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza (Corner of Limestone & Short Streets)  There will also be limited packet pickup on race night from 5:00-8:00pm.  This is mainly available for out of town runners who can't get here to pickup on Thursday or Friday.  We encourage all local runners who can pickup on Thursday or Friday to do so to make for a smooth and easy race night experience. 

You may pickup for family and friends (no credentials or paperwork necessary). 

RACE NIGHT SCHEDULE

  • 5:00PM  Onsite Registration and Packet Pickup Opens
  • 5:50PM  Fastest Kid In Town Runner & Parents Meeting (Corner of Short and Limestone near FKIT Finish Line arch)
  • 6:00PM  Fastest Kid In Town Races
  • 7:00PM  1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Start
  • 7:40PM  Dynamic Warm Up (Thanks Orangetheory Fitness)
  • 7:45PM  Pre-Race Program (Emcess Kevin Christopher (LEX18))
  • 8:00PM  35th Annual A Midsummer Nights Run 5K Start
  • 8:15PM  Bluegrass Trifecta Race Series Tent Open (Pickup of Trifecta medals and series age group awards)
  • 8:30PM  Awards Tent for Age Group Awards Open (Pickup of Midsummer Nights Run age group awards)
  • 8:40PM  Top 3 M/F Awards for Midsummer Nights Run and Bluegrass Trifecta Race Series announced/presented

RACE DONATIONS

All race donations made by A Midsummer Night’s Run participants will support the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation’s Yes, Mamm! program which provides free mammography screening, diagnostics services, and program support to uninsured or underinsured women and men.

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5K ROUTE

1 MILER ROUTE

PACKET PICKUP #1 - CHI St. Joseph Health - Palomar

Beat the crowds and pickup your packet on Thursday at CHI St. Joseph Health - Palomar on Harrodsburg Road.  This location is right next to the Sedona Taphouse and close to Palomar Center.  We'll be setup in the air conditioned lobby to serve you.

PACKET PICKUP #2 - Fleet Feet and Water & Oak at The Summit at Fritz Farm

If you pickup on Friday, August 9th you'll check in at Fleet Feet where you'll get your bib, safety pin and bag and then go right next door to Water & Oak to get your shirt.  There will be raffles at both stores for those who pickup on Friday.

Race Contact Info

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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://amidsummer5k.com.

St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation's Yes, Mamm! -- Our Race Charity Partner

We are pleased to partner with Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation's Yes Mamm! as the charitable beneficiary of A Midsummer Night's Run.

All race donations made by A Midsummer Night’s Run participants will support the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation’s Yes, Mamm! program which provides free mammography screening, diagnostics services, and program support to uninsured or underinsured women and men.

MAKE A DONATION

   

Chip Timing and Race Management for the Midsummer Nights Run 5K is being provided by RaceRise.  To ensure accurate timing we ask that you wear your chipped bib on your front torso/chest area in view of our race timers and volunteers.  You'll be able to find searchable race results at www.RaceRise.com following your finish.  

RaceRise is a locally owned and operated Timing & Race Management company focused on providing quality race day services. 

RaceRise offers a full range of race timing services for 5k & 10k races, trail running endurance events, and cycling events. We specialize in all aspects of race organization, online registration websites, race day entertainment, timing and finish line services.

Whether you are an experienced race director managing a well established annual event, or a local charity putting together a first year race, RaceRise is there to advise and provide assistance from event concept and planning, to race day timing and results. 

Find out more at www.RaceRise.com or email Bob@RaceRise.com

If you are planning to run in A Midsummer Nights Run 5K why not sign up for the Bluegrass Trifecta Race Series.  Register for 3 great races in one transaction for one low price and earn a finisher's medal and be eligible for series prizes.  The races in the series are the BIG LEX 4 Miler (May 25th), Bluegrass 10,000 (July 4th) and A Midsummer Nights Run 5K (August 10th).  To register for the series go to www.BluegrassTrifectaRaceSeries.com

 

Place
325 West Main Street
Lexington, KY US 40507
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Get a Refund By Referring Friends

Refer 5 or more participants and get a refund of up to $10.00.

When you register you will be provided with a unique registration link that you can share with your friends, family and on social media.  Get 5 people to register for A Midsummer Night's Run via your unique registration link and we'll refund you back $10.00 on your original registration.  Refer 5 more and you'll get another $10 back.  If you have enough friends you can convince to sign up you'll run the race for free.

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