The organization “People, Places, Passion” – Bringing Water Wells to Africa
One water well helps a village of TWO THOUSAND people.
Working with the organization People, Places, Passion, the Blue Run 5k was designed for funding towards a project of building wells in Africa. With your help, the funds of this race alone can help to build one well and give a large community of people the ability to gain easy access to clean drinking water.
Where: The race will take place in Cold Stream Park itself. You may park in the Cold Stream area if you are participating in the race. The address of the park is 1875 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511.
Who: Anyone is allowed to sign up and race. There is no kids race, however, if your child is able and would like to run the 5k, they may. Sign up fee for race applies for all ages.
What will all be going on at the race? Along with the 5k race, there will be music, food trucks, speakers, and raffle drawings.
What all is included in my race fee: Racers will receive a T-shirt, cap and a race bib at registration. There will be a water station at the half point mark of the race and signs will be posted for every mile. Racers will receive water, as well as bananas and oranges at the end of the race, Prizes will be given out to winners of the race (male and female 1st-3rd place) as well as by age group. An ability to give your contact information at registration will be allowed for racers, in order to receive updates on the progress of the well being built in Africa.
Registration after July 25th does NOT guarantee the correct shirt size will be available
Prizes: Prizes will be given out to winners of the race (male and female 1st-3rd place) as well as by age group.
Is there an area where I can put my belongings during the race? Unfortunately, we do not have a designated area. It is recommended to keep valuables locked in your car or leave your belongings with a friend or family member not a part of the race. We and the Park are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
For more information feel free to email the following people: [email protected]