Bluegrass 10,000

Sat July 4, 2020 Lexington, KY 40506 US Directions
Kickoff your Independence Day at our 44th Annual Bluegrass 10,000 --- A Central Kentucky July 4th Tradition!
We are going virtual!

We are going virtual for the 2020 Bluegrass 10k. If you are signing up after June 8th, you will not be able to pick up your shirt until after the race dates. 

Here Are Your Options:

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions. If you are signing up after June 8th, you will not be able to pick up your shirt until after the race dates. 

You understand that your registration is deferred to 2021. We deeply appreciate your patience. If you are signing up after June 8th, you will not be able to pick up your shirt until after the race dates. 


Join us for the 44th Annual Bluegrass 10,000 on July 4, 2020.  This year our race has gone VIRTUAL! You can run your race any time between July 1 - July 7 and report your time online. No prizes or course records will be awarded this year. 



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)


T-shirt Pickup Options: 


This is a unique race in many ways this year. To make the race possible, we had to do a very specific order of race shirts. This means we will be unable to swap shirt sizes from what you have ordered.
No mailing is available this year. 

If you signed up for the race on or before June 15th, you can pick your shirt up at the following times and locations : 

June 29th, 11:30-1:30 p.m. at Lululemon in the Summit
June 30th, 5-7 p.m. at John's Run Walk Shop (Ashland)
July 1st, 11:30-1:30 p.m./5-7 p.m. at Dunbar Community Center 

If you registered for the race on June 16th or later, you can pick up your race shirt  here:
July 24 11:30-1:30/5-7pm at Dunbar Community Center 

If you are planning to do the Bluegrass 10,000 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 


545 N Upper St.
Corner of Eastern Avenue and Main Street
Lexington, KY US 40506
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Race Timing & Bib Instructions



Our 10K race will be chip timed by RaceRise.  Please review the instructions below regarding the placement of your chipped bib so that you receive an accurate finish time.

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