The Kentucky Blood Run 5K

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The Kentucky Blood Run 5K

October 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Kentucky Blood Run 5K in Lexington

Have fun and raise awareness of the constant need for blood donations. Take part in the 3rd annual Kentucky Blood Run 5K or 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk on the shaded, scenic and paved Beaumont Neighborhood Trail.

Kentucky Blood Run orange and black dry fit tech shirts
Get in the Halloween spirit! Kentucky Blood Run participants get orange and black dry fit tech shirts.

– Tech shirts
– Chip timing
– Overall & age group awards
-Team competition
– Medals for kids 12 and under
– Strollers and dogs on leashes are welcome.

This is a family-friendly event with something for everyone!

5K Team Competition

Put together a 5K team with at least 5 members, and every member will receive $5 off registration. The team with the lowest total time of its top five runners will win a $100 gift certificate to Noodles & Co.

Overall and Age Group Winners

The top three overall male and female finishers will win a black KBC fleece jacket.

Age group winners:

  • 3rd place: KBC drawstring backpack
  • 2nd place: KBC drawstring backpack + portable Bluetooth speaker
  • 1st place: KBC drawstring backpack + portable Bluetooth speaker + KBC ball cap

Costume Contest

Can’t wait until Halloween to show off your costume? Wear it to the Blood Run! Whoever has the best costume will win a free race from RaceRise!

The Kentucky Blood Run takes place Saturday, Oct. 21st at 5 pm at the Kentucky Blood Center in Lexington’s Beaumont Centre.

Packet pickup takes place Friday, Oct. 20 from 11 am – 6 pm at Beaumont Donor Center. Race day packet pickup and last-minute registration takes place Sat. Oct. 21 from 3 – 5 pm. Shirt quantities and sizes are not guaranteed for late registration, but we will do our best to make sure everyone gets a great shirt!

Race proceeds benefit KBC’s Power of Life High School Scholarship Program. This program encourages high school students to take on leadership roles and support their communities by organizing school blood drives.


October 21, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm




Beaumont Donor Center
3121 Beaumont Centre Circle
Lexington, KY 40513 United States