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Join us for the 2nd Annual BIG LEX 4 Miler on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 8:00am at historic Keeneland Race Course. (The race was originally scheduled for Saturday, May 23, 2020 but has been postponed to the August date due to the COVID-19 pandemic and limitation on large group gatherings)
The race will be a celebration of all things Lexington as we officially kick off summer in the Bluegrass. Our race will feature commemorative race shirts (Men's and Women's sizes available), a unique (Never run previously) 4 mile race course through the historic Keeneland grounds, an exciting team competition, overall and age group awards, post race massage, DJ James Hummel (Freestyle Entertainment) and an awesome post race celebration.
In addition to the signature 4 Miler we'll also have a 1 Mile Fun Walk, Little LEX Kids 1K Run/Walk and Virtual Runner/Walker opportunity. Virtual runners/walkers make a donation to the race and we will mail them their commemorative race shirt and bib. This allows anyone anywhere to join in the fun!
REFERRAL REWARDS Refer 3 friends or family members who sign up for the race using the unique registration link you'll receive when you register and earn a $10 REFUND on your original registration. It pays to refer friends to this race!
TEAM PRICING Consider forming a team for our team competition. We'll have a prize for the largest team and for the "Fastest Four" (4 best/lowest times) for teams of 5 or more. For teams of 5 or more members will receive a $3.00 price discount on their race registration. Don't go it alone, form or join a team!
VIRTUAL RUNNER/WALKER OPTION We are offering a virtual runner/walker option for those who cannot make the August 29th date or choose not to participate at that time in an in person race. We'll plan both a local packet pickup and/or mail packets to those who choose to "go virtual" and live outside of Central Kentucky.
Our race charity beneficiary is the Dv8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation.
If you are planning to do the BIG LEX 4 Miler 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, Bluegrass 10,000 and A Midsummer Nights Run 5K. To register for the series go to www.BluegrassTrifectaRaceSeries.com
Our inaugural race will benefit Dv8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation. A portion of your race registration and 100% of additional donations made by participants will go to this charity to help them achieve their mission.
DV8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation Inc. is a 501c3 developed to teach second chance employees the trade of baking to elevate their earning potential and outfit employees with uniforms and food handler permits. DV8 has partnered with residential living facilities that serve people in recovery to employ the residents that are ready to enter the workforce. Besides offering employment to former addicts, DV8 Kitchen aims to help second-chance employees learn valuable life skills. Employees attend weekly workshops where Lexingtonian businessmen and women speak about their experiences and offer advice applicable to everyday life. Additionally, DV8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation Inc. outfits employees with uniforms and food handler permits and shares the restaurant’s mission with other businesses to encourage the introduction of opportunities for second chance employees in the Lexington community. We provide these services to foster relationships with people in the community and build employees’ self-esteem while creating a positive work environment.
Our host venue is historic Keeneland Race Course in southwest Lexington.
Founded By Horsemen
Keeneland is unique to the Thoroughbred industry. Only at Keeneland are world-class racing and industry-leading sales united under one mission-driven entity.
Today, Keeneland continues to be guided by its original mission, taking a leadership role in the industry to improve safety, promote integrity and strengthen the sport of racing.
A Global Leader in the Thoroughbred Industry
Keeneland is the world’s largest and most prominent Thoroughbred auction house and hosts world-class racing twice annually during its boutique Spring and Fall meetings. Owners, trainers, riders and fans from all over the world travel to Lexington each year to participate at Keeneland.
Additional race information can be found at http://www.biglex4miler.com.
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