The Run for the Arts 5K will take place at Coldstream Park off of Newtown Pike in Lexington, KY. Our 5K proceeds will go directly back to the arts community in Lexington and to our students in 4th-12th grade who are exceptionally talented in the arts at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts. The School for the Creative and Performing Arts or SCAPA is an arts-oriented school in Fayette County Public Schools in Lexington, Kentucky which provides students who are especially talented and/or interested in the arts the opportunity to further develop and enhance their abilities. SCAPA consists of grades 4-8 at the middle school level and continues on with the SCAPA program at Lafayette High School.
Where will be the race be held? Near the dog park area in Coldstream Research Park at 1850 Pisacano Drive, Lexington, KY 40511
What time does the race start? The 5K race start time is 2:00 pm.
What time should I arrive? Please arrive at least one hour before the race start time.
Where will I park? Parking is available in the parking lots of the large building located at 1648 McGrathiana Pkwy (corner of McGrathiana Pkwy and Pisacano Dr). There will a short walk down Pisacano Drive to the race Start/Finish line area.
When can I get my race t-shirt and race number? On race day starting at 12:30 pm at the race site.
Can I view a course map? Yes. Click here to view the course map.
Is the course totally on the Legacy Trail? Yes! The course is an out and back design on the asphalt and .concrete surfaces of the Legacy Trail in this area.
Is the course suitable for strollers? Yes. Pushing a stroller on this course is possible. Please start in the back of the race pack.
Can I walk the race? Yes! Walkers are welcome. Please start in the back of the race pack.
Can I bring my dog? Yes! Dogs on a fixed length leash are welcome on the course. No retractable leashes please as they create a trip hazard. Please start in the back of the race pack.
When does online registration close? Online registration will close on Friday, March 17, 2017 at midnight.
Can I register on race day? Yes. Race day registration opens at 12:30 pm at the race site.
What do I get for my registration fee? All that register before March 3rd will receive a race t-shirt.
Is there a benefiting charity? Yes, race proceeds benefit various student groups at SCAPA.
Can I get a refund of my registration fee? Sorry, registration fees are for the benefit of our students and are non-refundable.
Will the race be timed? Yes! The race will be timed by 3 Way Racing.
Will awards be presented after the race? Yes! Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers and the top 3 male and female in the age groups listed below will be presented as soon as possible after the race. Overall awards will be based on “gun time” and age group awards will be based on “chip time”. Age groups: 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-64, 65 & over.
Can I find my finish time online? Yes! Please click here to view the race results.
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Information about the event is available in : English