The Kentucky Horse Park will act as a site for Keeneland drive-thru wagering on Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3, starting at 8 am both mornings. Wagering will end about 6 pm on Friday and may run up until 6:24 pm on Saturday.
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KDA Kearney Cancer 5K and Fun Walk, hosted by the Kentucky Dressage Association on Saturday, May 24th at the Kentucky Horse Park, will offer $1,000 in prize money and invites the public to attend an evening of family fun and entertainment.
The 5K and Fun Walk onsite registration and check in will open at 4:30 pm and the start time is 5:30 pm. Individuals of all ages may enter the one mile fun walk. All proceeds will benefit cancer research at the Markey Cancer Center. New for this year adding to the evening festivities is a “Most Creative Dog Costume” contest to be held immediately prior to the race.
Along with the $1,000 in prize money for the top three male and female 5K runners, awards will be presented in seven different age divisions, and awards to winners ten and under in the one mile run/walk. All participants are welcome to stay and have free admission to watch the KDA dressage freestyles (horses dancing to music) in the Rolex Arena. Dressage musical freestyle is an exciting combination of the technical and artistic aspects of dressage. Runners and non-runners are invited to enjoy a catered buffet dinner for purchase with cash bar during the freestyles.
Runners and walkers interested in participating in the 5K may register at www.RunSignUp.com. Early registration fee is $25 and includes a T-shirt if received by May 16th. Late registrants are not guaranteed a t-shirt at the race. Additionally participants may register for the buffet dinner ($20) following the race. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. For more information about the event visit: www.kentuckydressageassociation.com. If you are interested in assisting before or during the event or have questions, please contact Cindy Smith at email@example.com.
This is a special Horses and Hope event, held to honor breast cancer survivors, to raise breast cancer awareness among fans, and to provide breast cancer education and mammography screening to horse industry workers.
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 500 registered adult participants in the stroll will receive a t-shirt, the first 200 registered kids will receive a holiday souvenir. For more information on the Southern Lights Stroll please call the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation at 859-255-5727 or, go to www.khpfoundation.org.
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 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#.U8aqa... or email Robin Lawhorn at firstname.lastname@example.org.