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Location: Lexington, KY US 40510 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Events
Event Time Price Details
5K
Time
4:00PM EDT - 6:00PM EDT
Price
$25
1,000 spots left.
Price increases April 15, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
1M
Time
4:00PM EDT - 6:00PM EDT
Price
$20
Price increases April 15, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Keeneland Race Course, Keene Barn
Versailles Road
Lexington, KY US 40510
Description

This is the perfect event for an avid runner, someone participating in their first 5K, or a family wanting to get some exercise and support a worthy cause.  Plus, race start isn't until 4pm.  The Great Cake Race 5K/1M will feature a beautful course along the rolling hills of Keeneland, bands, inflatables, temporary tattoos and activities for the younger participants.  This year we will be giving more awards in the 11 and under age group, plus special awards in canine and stroller divisions.  A trophy will be given to the team with the most participants, so grab your friends, family, co-workers, book club, life group, you name it, and come on out to The Great Cake Race 5K/1M at Keeneland's Keene Barn on May 6th. 

Once they cross the finish line, participants will be treated to a free cupcake.  Spectators may purchase a bracelet entitling them to a cupcake. 

  • The 5K will include chip timing by Great Races.
  • Age group and overall awards will be given. 
  • We will give a  traveling trophy to the team with the most participants. Awards will be given to largest teams in each division.
  • Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a leash.  A special award will be given for the fastest canine. 
  • Feel free to bring along a stroller for your little one.  We will have a special award in the stroller division.

 

Register by April 13, 2018 to be guaranteed a free t-shirt.

Early packet pick-up will be held at Whole Foods in Lexington Green on May 6th, 10am - 4pm.  

The event will not be called or delayed for rain.  In the event of thunder, lightning, hail or other such inclement weather, the decision to call or delay the event will made at 4pm, Sunday, May 6th 2018 at Keeneland. 

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What is Sweet Blessings?

Sweet Blessings is a nonprofit ministry which creates unforgettable birthday cakes for children living in poverty, with a life threatening illness, or special needs in order to help them feel special and loved on their special day. In 2017 Sweet Blessings created cakes for more than 2,600 Central Kentucky children.

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