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United Way 5K on the Runway

Sat June 11, 2016
Location: Lexington, KY US 40510 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Event Time Price Details
2016 United Way 5K on the Runway
8:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT

United Way of the Bluegrass will be hosting its 5th annual 5K on the Runway, presented by BC Wood Properties at Blue Grass Airport on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM. Unique to any other race, the course takes place on an actual runway with aircraft as your scenery! 

Strollers are welcome, but no scooters, skates, bikes, skateboards or pets will be permitted on airport grounds. 

On-site registration available Friday, June 10 from 8 AM - 6 PM at the Lexington Herald-Leader or at the race site between 6:30-7:30AM on Saturday.

Registration Fees: 

  • Early - $25.00 per adult* through April 10, 2016
  • Standard – $30.00 per adult* through June 9, 2016 at 8:00 PM
  • On-site - $35.00 per adult* -  Friday, June 10 at the Lexington Herald-Leader and Saturday June 11 on-site

*Any participatnt age 15 or older is considered an adult. See below for pricing details on children 14 and under.

Children's Fees: 

  • Ages 6 - 14 - $20.00 per child
  • Ages 5 & under – FREE (We ask that all participants, regardless of age, register. No giveaways with free registrations) 

Online registration will be available until Thursday, June 9 at 8:00 PM after this point, on-site registration will be required.

Refunds will not be issued due to inclement weather or in the case that you cannot paricipate in the race. Registrations may be transferred upon request through June 9, 2016.

Click here to view our weather policy.

Blue Grass Airport
4832 Versailles Road
Lexington, KY US 40510
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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.5KontheRunway.com.

How to Get There and Where to Park

To access the event, convenient parking will be available onsite adjacent to the secondary runway at Blue Grass Airport where the race will take place. Participants and spectators should enter the Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Training Center on Versailles Road, just west of Keeneland. Follow the signs down Versailles Road, past Man O’ War and the entrance will be on your left. The address for GPS navigation is 4832 Versailles Road, Lexington KY 40510.

*** PLEASE NOTE:  There will be no access through the airport’s main terminal or parking garage***


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