Southern Lights Stroll 5K

Sat November 23, 2019 Lexington, KY US 40511 Directions
Race Venue
  1. Where will be the race be held?  Kentucky Horse Park (KHP) at 4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511 with separate start and finish lines at the Visitors Center.
  2. What time does the race start?  The 5K chipped race starts at 6:15pm and the stroll/walk will begin at 7:00. 
  3. What time should I arrive?  Please arrive at least one hour before the race start time. Traffic will be heavy, so plan to give yourself plenty of time to enter the KHP, park your car and get into the starting line!
  4. Where will I park?  Free parking is available in the Visitor Center parking lot. 
  5. Are restrooms available at the race venue? Yes, restrooms in the KHP Visitor Center will be open.
Race Registration
  1. When does online registration close?  Online registration will close on Saturday, November 23 at 6:00.
  2. Can I register on race day?  Yes! Race day registration will be available starting at 4:00 pm.
  3. What do I get for my registration fee? Your race registration includes a race number with timing chip (for competitive entries) and a race shirt. Shirts are only guaranteed for the first 2000 adults that register. Children ages 7-12 will not receive a shirt unless they register as an adult.
Race Participation
  1. When can I get my race shirt and race number?  Wednesday 11/20 4:00-7:00, Thursday 11/21 4:00-7:00, Friday 11/22 3:00-7:00 and on race day starting at 4:00 pm. All pick up locations will be at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor's Center.
  2. Can I view a course map?  Yes. Click the 5K Course Map tab on the left hand side of this page to view the course map.
  3. Is the course totally on hard surfaces?  Yes! The course is on the roads and asphalt/concrete paths in the KHP.
  4. Is the course suitable for strollers?  Yes. Pushing a stroller on this course will be allowed, but please line up behind the main running pack at the Start Line. Also, please be aware of oncoming runners and move to the side to allow them to pass if/when this occurs.
  5. Can I walk the race?  Yes! Walkers are welcome.
  6. Can I bring my dog?  Yes! Dogs on a fixed length leash are welcome. No retractable leashes please as they create a tripping hazard. You are responsible for picking up and disposing of waste.
Race Timing/Awards/Results
  1. Will the race be timed?  Yes! The race will be timed by 3 Way Racing.
  2. Will awards be presented after the races?  Yes! Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers will be presented as soon as possible after the race. The overall awards will be based on the "gun time" of these finishers. Additionally, the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups will receive awards based on their "chip time". 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80+. 
  3. Can I find my finish time online?  Yes! Please click here to find the race results.