Sweet Owen Day 5K Fun Run/Walk

Sat September 16, 2023 Owenton, KY 40359 US Directions
Join us for our 20th Annual Race that Kicks Off the 2023 Sweet Owen Day Festival.


5K Run/Walk

8:00AM EDT

Fastest Kid In Town

9:00AM EDT
Open to ages 1 - 9.

Race Volunteer

6:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT


Courthouse Square
136 Bryan Street
Owenton, KY US 40359


Join us for our 20th Annual 5K that kicks off the daylong Sweet Owen Day Festival in Owenton, Kentucky!



  • Closed course on paved roads through the heart of Owenton, Kentucky
  • Commemorative race T-shirts
  • Free Race Photos
  • Social Teams to expand/enhance your race experience
  • Overall Awards for Top 3 M/F and Top 3 M/F in Age Groups (0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+)
  • 5K Run/Walk & Fastest Kid in Town race
  • Music, food, fun & fellowship
  • Convenient Race Day packet pickup available

PACKET PICKUP --- Our plan is hold packet pickup on race morning (Saturday, September 16th) from 6:45-7:45am near the Courthouse

FASTEST KID IN TOWN --- This is a new FREE Kid's Dash (9 and under) where we'll crown a Fastest Kid in Town.  All kids are welcomed but we do ask that you register your child so we have a good idea of our number of kids.  The race will be a 75 yard dash.  All participating children will receive a participation award.  Parents can purchase a commemorative race T-shirt (Youth S, M, L or Adult sizes) for a $10 add on.  The Kid's Dash will take place at 9:00am after the 5K has concluded.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Race SWAG! Our 2023 Commemorative Race T-Shirt

2023 Sweet Owen Day Festival

A daylong annual festival on Saturday, September 16, 2023, starting with our 18th Annual 5K run/walk and continuing until 6pm.

Our festival includes over 50 food/craft vendors, kid zone, health fair, cornhole tournament, rotary club pancake breakfast, 5K run/walk and live entertainment.

2023 Sweet Owen Day 5K Route Map

Our 2023 route is a 1.55 mile out and back all on paved roadway surfaces.  There will be a water stop that runners will pass by twice.  Start and finish is at the same spot near the Courthouse.


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