Bluegrass 10,000

Sat July 3 - Sun July 4, 2021 Lexington, KY 40508 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
Kickoff your Independence Day Weekend at our 4yth Annual Bluegrass 10,000 --- A Central Kentucky July 4th Tradition!
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10k Run/Walk

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1 Mile Fun Run

$35 Registration ends July 2, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Join us for the 45th Annual Bluegrass 10,000 on July 3 - 4, 20201.  This year our race has gone VIRTUAL! You can run your race any time on 4th of July weekend and report your time online. No prizes or course records will be awarded this year. 

We are unable to swap shirt sizes. 
Mailing only offered up until June 15th. All registrations after that time will be required to pick up a shirt in person.

June 22nd, 11:30-1:30pm Lululemon in the Summit
June 29th, 5-7 p.m. at John’s Run Walk Shop (Ashland)
July 1st, 5 – 7 p.m. at Dunbar Community Center Parking Lot
July 3rd, 10-1 p.m. Artworks at the Carver Center Parking Lot


Female: Lydia Kosgei  34:39 (2015)

Male: Marcus Nenow 29:14 (1983)

Push Rim Wheelchair Female: Aerelle Jones 32:09 (2018)

Push Rim Wheelchair Male: Paul Dietrich 24:19 (1996)

Hand-Cranked Wheelchair Male: Greg Queen 18:45 (2014)

Hand-Cranked Wheelchair Female: Carley Pearson 25:44 (2014)



522 Patterson St.
Lexington, KY US 40508
Race Contact Info

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Race Timing & Bib Instructions

FOR 2021: OUR RACE HAS GONE VIRTUAL. You will enter your own time. Please click here for instructions. 


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Bluegrass 10,000.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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