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KENTUCKY BOOK FESTIVAL
The Kentucky Book Fair has expanded into the Kentucky Book Festival -
Join the festivities for readings, cocktail parties, trivia, and more, all culminating with the 37th annual Kentucky Book Fair on Saturday, November 17 at the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena.
Please check the Kentucky Book Festival website for details: https://www.kyhumanities.org/kentucky-
SOUTHERN LIGHTS STROLL 5K
Lace up, head out and help us turn on the lights! The Kentucky Horse Park invites you to help us set the Holiday Season in motion as you join us for the 2018 Southern Lights Stroll on Thursday, November 15th at 6:30pm (competitive 5K), and the stroll/walk starting immediately after. Imagine seeing the holiday lights on foot, set in the magnificent surroundings of the Kentucky Horse Park. This year we have teamed up with 3 Way Racing to provide chip timing for our competitive 5K race, complete with awards. Additional activities include complimentary Mini Train Rides and refreshments! Pre-
THE GOBBLER HALF MARATHON, 10K & 5K
Join us for the 3rd Annual Gobbler Half Marathon, 10K & 5K on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 8:30am at Mereworth Farm in West Lexington. Earn your Thanksgiving feast the following Thursday with a scenic Half Marathon, 10K or 5K through beautiful bluegrass horse country. Our scenic half marathon course will traverse through beautiful horse country and past a number of our horse farms. All registrants receive a long sleeved performance T-
THOROUGHBRED CLASSIC 5K & KAY COLLINS MEMORIAL MILE
Join us for the 35th annual Thoroughbred Classic 5K & Kay Collins Memorial Mile on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at Lexington’s historic Keeneland Race Course. Every Thanksgiving morning, runners and walkers from across the country come to Lexington, Kentucky, to take part in the Thoroughbred Classic 5K and Kay Collins Memorial Mile. Organized by Bluegrass Runners, the Thoroughbred Classic is a family-
TURKEY TROT FOR A CURE 5K WALK/ RUN FOR ALZHEIMER'S
November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month and for the past 7 years, we have kicked it off with a 5k walk/run to raise awareness and support for Alzheimer's in our community. The 2018 Turkey Trot for a Cure is planned for Saturday November 3rd at the Morehead Conference Center. Last year's event was a great success with nearly 400 walkers/runners and over $2500.00 in donations for our Foundation's Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Fund. Our race is for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced, we welcome all Trotters to join us for a fun filled morning of food, fun, & fellowship as we work towards a goal of eliminating Alzheimer disease. The race course will be in beautiful downtown Morehead.
The morning will include informational sessions on Alzheimer's & Dementia, a free health fair, a kids room, chicken noodle soup & hot chocolate after the race.
Visit Race Calander for more information.
This 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.
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BARRELS & BROADS LADIES NIGHT
Benefiting My Pink Navigator is scheduled for Friday, November 9, 2018 from 6:30pm to 11:30pm at Copper Roux ; 861 South Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504
FAMILY STYLE QUAIL SUPPER
Dine on Kentucky quail and the fall garden harvest, while learning how Shaker Village manages its preserve for Northern Bobwhite quail.
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, 3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330. 6:30pm–9:00pm. $85.
For more information, please visit https://shakervillageky.org/event/2018-
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KHSAA STATE CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Kentucky state high schools will compete for a state tile in the KHSAA State Cross Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park. 4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511.
For more information, please visit KHSAA website at www.khsaa.org.
DIRTY DOG TRAIL 4 MILER
Presented by Lexington Clinic Veterans Park. The 4th Annual Dirty Dog Trail 4 Miler will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 9:00am at Veteran's Park. The 4 mile course will traverse portions of the park, trails and some pathways along/around the scenic East Hickman River.
The race will be chip timed and awards will be presented for top 3 M/F Overall and top 3 in each of 11 age groups. Long Sleeved performance T-
We also have our Top Dogs Team Competition for 2-
NATIONAL HORSE SHOW 5K
The Kentucky Equine Humane Center is the official charity partner for the 2018 National Horse Show 5k, held outside of the Alltech Arena.
A portion of the proceeds that are generated through the annual National Horse Show 5k will benefit this Lexington-
The 5k event will kick off an evening of family-
At the conclusion of the race, participants are invited in to the Alltech Arena for the National Horse Show Breeders' Cup Viewing Party and Craft Beer Garden, followed by international show jumping competition.
Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Lexington/NationalHorseShow5K for more information.
CINCINNATI HUNGRY TURKEY HALF MARATHON & 5K
Join the Thanksgiving Day tradition at the Cincinnati Hungry Turkey Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk. Everyone gets cinnamon roll at the finish line! Use #TurkeyTradition to share your photos! Event times, dates, location and all other details are subject to change prior to event. All official information is on the event's website OhioRuns.com.
RCGC TURKEY BURNER MILE
Looking for a way to work off those extra holiday calories? Join us at the Turkey Burner Mile! The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati will be hosting a one mile race at Summit Park in Blue Ash OH.
Cost is $10 for General Public.
RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under: is $5.
Race Day Registration is $15 for
General Public and $10 RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under and opens at noon at Summit Park.
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