The 2nd Annual 5K Walk/Run will take place on December 27 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Come to Race Day Registration from 9 - 10 AM at the Kentucky Horse Park and follow the signs. For more information about how to participate, please follow the link listed below.
Kentucky Horse Park
The American Saddlebred Museum’s 2015 exhibit, Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History: Recent Donations & Special Selections will feature new acquisitions to the permanent collection along with loans of unusual items from several collectors of Saddlebred memorabilia. By showcasing recent gifts to the collection and loans of relevant pieces, the exhibit is both a thank you to our donors and a way to expose the public to some unique bits of Saddlebred history that are not yet a part of our collection. Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History will run from March 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016.
The Southern Lights Stroll is a fundraiser for the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation. This event features a 5k run along with mini train rides, refreshments, and prize drawings. A food drive will also take place for God’s Pantry and local animal shelters. The first 750 adults registered receive a free souvenir t-shirt, while the first 350 kids registered receive a free holiday souvenir. For more information on the Southern Lights Stroll please call the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation at 859-255-5727 or, go to http://khpfoundation.org/programs/featured-events/southern-lights-stroll.
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Cross Country Meet is a high school cross-country competition. A small fee will be charged to spectators of the event. For more information on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Cross Country Meet please call 859-299-5472 or go to www.khsaa.org. Photo courtesy of KHSAA.
The Central Kentucky Riding for Hope Halloween Trail Ride and Used Tack Sale are events to benefit the Central Kentucky Riding for Hope. The Halloween Trail Ride allows riders to ride over park grounds that are not usually open to riders. A costume class and ride-a-thon will also take place during the event. The used tack sale allows people to buy and sell tack. For more information on the CKRH Trail Ride & Used Tack Sale please visit http://www.ckrh.org/htr.html or call (859) 231-7066.
The Lexington Catholic Cross Country Invitational is a high school cross country competition hosted by Lexington Catholic High School. A small fee will be charged to spectators that will benefit the high school. For more information about the Lexington Catholic Cross Country Invitational please call (859)-276-5086 or visit www.ktccca.org.
The Franklin County Cross Country Invitational is a middle school and high school cross country meet. The meet is hosted by Franklin County High School. There will be a spectator fee for this event, the fee is $5. Divisions are split by gender, level, and distance. For more information on the Franklin County Cross Country Invitational, please visit http://ky.milesplit.com/meets/179019-franklin-county-invitational or email David Lawhorn at email@example.com.
The Rodeo Run is a 5K race open to serious runners and casual walkers alike of all ages. It also offers participants the opportunity to register as individuals or as members of a "Santapede" team consisting of 3-10 participants who are actually tied together like a team of horses with rope, ribbon, twine, etc. Costumes and rodeo spirit are encouraged for this family-friendly event.
Check-in on the day of the event is from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration will also be taken at the horse park on race day.
All proceeds from the Rodeo Run go into the Lexington Rotary Club Endowment. The Endowment provides funding for the club's charitable giving which benefits young people, aged and disadvantaged persons, and other eleemosynary groups in the Lexington community.
The Rodeo Run is produced by the Rotary Club of Lexington and the Lexington YMCA.
Please attend the 2nd Annual Commit to Prevent Run/Walk, Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Kentucky Horse Park. For more information please contact Christy Tussey at 859-225-8879 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AKC Tracking Dog Test and Tracking Dog Excellence Test are put on by Lexington Kennel Club. These tests are the competition form of canine search and rescue. A scent track is laid with multiple changes of direction for the dog to follow to an item left at the end of the track. The dog will earn titles at the completion of each type of tracking test. Upon completion of the AKC Tracking Dog Test, the dog will receive a TD or Tracking Dog Title. Upon completion of the Tracking Dog Excellence Test the dog will receive a TDX or Tracking Dog Excellence Title. For more information on the AKC Tracking Dog Test and Tracking Dog Excellence Test please call the Lexington Kennel Club at 859-272-2846, or go to www.lexingtonkennelclub.com. Photo courtesy of www.lexingtonkennelclub.com.