Run for the Nun 5K

Sat June 12, 2021 Lexington, KY 40515 US Directions
The Run For The Nun 5K Is BACK As An In-Person Race This Summer. We Have A New Date But The Same Fun Race!
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5K Run/Walk

$20 8:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Kids 1/3 Mile Dash

$15 7:45AM EDT - 8:00AM EDT Registration ends June 12, 2021 at 7:45am EDT

Virtual Participant

$25 Registration ends May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

A running tradition in Lexington since 1990!

Join us for the 31st Annual Run For The Nun 5K & Kids 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk which this year will be an in-person event on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 8:00am.  We will also offer a virtual option for those who can't join us in person.

PACKET PICKUP  Our packet pickup plans are not finalized at this point.  We will announce these details closer to the race in June.


  • Scenic 5K Course
  • Commemorative race T-shirts
  • Overall, Age Group and Team Awards
  • Free Race Photos
  • Kids 1/3 Mile Dash
  • Virtual Participant option for those who can't or choose not to join the in-person race
  • Run Against The Nun Challenge (Prizes for those who finish ahead of our "Running Nun"

We will have COVID-19 safety measures in place for the race including a staggered, wave start and masks worn before/after the race.



1730 Summerhill Drive
Lexington, KY US 40515
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Come Try To Outrun The Nun This Summer!!!

Do you have what it takes to outrun "The Nun"?  Come join us and give it a try.  Anyone who finishes ahead of our running nun will receive a coupon for a free sandwich/meal.


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