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The Hundred Acre 5k

Sat June 23, 2018 Lexington, KY US 40503 Directions
Events

The Hundred Acre 5k

8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

The Children's Mile

9:20AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Place
Dorotha Oatts Smith Visitor Center
Lexington, KY US 40503
Description

Join us this June for the first race to be held at the beautiful Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky in the heart of Lexington! John’s Run/Walk Shop and the Arboretum have teamed up to bring you The Hundred Acre 5k- a fun new race to let you experience your favorite place to run or walk in a whole new way! Bring your little ones and stick around after the race for the children’s fun-run (ages 2-10). Both the 5k and the Children's Mile will be run on a safe course closed to traffic through the beautiful Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky. All 5k participants will receive a Hundred Acre 5k race T-shirt and Arboretum-themed finisher award. All children participating in the fun run will receive a free day admission to the Kentucky’s Children Garden and a ribbon. 


Proceeds from the race benefit the continued improvement of the Kentucky Children’s Garden. The Kentucky Children’s Garden is a safe, two acre outdoor learning environment designed to help children 2 to 10 years old discover plants and the environment. In the garden, children can explore an integrated combination of various “child-scaled” theme gardens and garden-like elements for experiential play.

Packet pickup will be at John's Run/Walk Shop at 317 S. Ashland Avenue from 4-7 pm on June 21st, and June 22nd.

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