The FIFTH annual Veterans VA5K will be held Saturday, November 7 on the beautiful grounds of the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The event will benefit the medical center and the Lexington Fisher House, which provides lodging for the families of veterans being treated at the medical center. The Lexington Division of Community Corrections and Columbia Gas of Kentucky and its NiVets employee resource group are presenting and coordinating sponsors of the event.
Location: The race course winds through the beautiful grounds of the medical center at 2250 Leestown Rd. in Lexington.
Cost: Advanced registration, through Oct. 21, is $30 per adult participant age 18 and older, $15 for youths under 18, and $25 per member for teams of 10 or more. Starting Oct. 22nd through the day of the event, an additional $5 will be charged per registrant. T-shirts and goody bags are guaranteed only for participants who register by Oct. 21st. Registration is open through Nov. 7.
Packet Pickup: Race packets, including numbered bibs and t-shirts, can be picked up at Columbia Gas of Kentucky, 2001 Mercer Road, Lexington, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6. On race day, packets pickup will be from 8-9:30 a.m. at the VA Medical Center.
Awards: Prizes will go to the top 5 male and female finishers overall and top 3 finishers in each of the following age groups: 10 & Under, 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71-100, and over 100. There will be no duplication of awards.
Race Day Schedule: Registration and packet pickup will be from 8-9:30 a.m. at the medical center. Activities for participants and their families will begin at 9 a.m. The timed race will begin at 10 a.m. The awards ceremony and door prize presentations will begin at 11 a.m. or as soon as times are tabulated. Coffee and hot chocolate will be available for registered participants before the race. Refreshments will be provided post-race.
Parking/Restrooms: Parking and restrooms will be available at the medical center.
For more information: If you need more information or have questions, use the "Questions" button below to contact the Race Director.
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