Heart of Kentucky 5K

Sat February 27, 2021 Richmond, KY 40475 US Directions
Join us for this inaugural race celebrating the "Heart of Kentucky" within our running community and helping fight hunger.
500 White Hall Shrine Road
Richmond, KY US 40475

We've postponed our race until Saturday, February 27th at 2pm due to slick and dangerous conditions at White Hall Park.


Join us during Valentine's month for the inaugural Heart of Kentucky 5K benefiting Glean Kentucky.

Our race is Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 2:00pm at White Hall Park in Richmond/Madison County (Exit 95 off I-75).

PACKET PICKUP is race day (Saturday, 2/27/21) from 12:30-1:45pm at the pavilion at White Hall Park.


  • Long-sleeved poly/cotton race shirts (Register by February 10th to guarantee size)
  • Scenic, paved course at historic White Hall State Historic Site/Park
  • Overall and Age Group Awards (Top 3 M/F in 5 Year Divisions)
  • Free race photos & Finish Line Photo Contest
  • Social Teams to enhance your race experience
  • Referral rewards (Refer 3 friends to the race who register and earn a $10 REFUND)
  • Kids Love Kentucky 1/4 Mile Dash
  • Virtual option ($25 includes mailing of shirt) for those who can't join us in person

We will institute a number of COVID-19 safety protocols for the race.  These will include a wave/staggered start, limited race field (200), touchless race day packet pickup, closed water containers at water stop(s), and masks required by all attendees before & after the race.  You are not required to run/walk your race in your mask.


Race Contact Info

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

The Heart of Kentucky 5K is being held in support of Glean Kentucky (www.GleanKY.org).  Partial race proceeds and 100% of participant donations will go to support their mission.  We will also be holding a non-perishable food drive in conjunction with the race.  Thank you in advance to those who choose to make an additional donation to our charity partner.  Every dollar makes a difference!

Glean Kentucky Mission

Glean Kentucky gathers and redistributes excess fresh fruits and vegetables to nourish Kentucky’s hungry.


Race Swag --- Commemorative Long Sleeved Poly/Cotton Shirts

Race Participant Survey

Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.

Did you participate in the race?

Would you recommend this race to a friend?

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy. If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.