2024 Veterans VA5K

Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky

Sun 3rd November 2024

2 races

Organiser's Description

Join us for the 9th annual Veterans VA5K on Sunday, November 3, 2024 at 1pm in Lexington.
Our in-person event will take place at the Lexington VA Health Care System Franklin R. Sousley Campus.  We will also have a virtual option for those who can't join us in person on November 3rd.
Our race will benefit the Lexington VA Medical Center Volunteer Program 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.  
Closed, relatively flat 5K course on paved surface the VA Medical Center CampusChip timed race (Thanks RaceRise)Overall & Age Group AwardsSpecial AUSA Military Cash Prizes (see categories below)Team pricing for groups of 10 or moreCommemorative Race T-shirtsFree Race PhotosIn-person 5K run/walk and Virtual option for those who can't join us in personMusic, snacks, and fellowship all for a great cause!
PACKET PICKUP:  Race packets, including numbered bibs and T-shirts, can be picked up Friday, November 1st from 3:00-5:00pm under the RaceRise tent near the flagpole in front of the VA Center and at the same location from 10:30am-12:30pm on race day.  Virtual participants will receive their packet by U.S. mail. 
AWARDS:   We will have awards for the Top 3 M/F Overall Finishers as well as the Top 3 M/F finishers in the following age divisions:  10 & under, 11-14, 15-19,20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
SPECIAL AUSA MILITARY CASH PRIZES (Selected Participants Below)  -  All VIRTUAL PARTICIPANT winners require official team leader certification of their time to be eligible for prizes.
JROTC Male & Female - 1st Finisher: $50, 2nd Finisher: $25Senior ROTC Male & Female - 1st Finisher: $50, 2nd Finisher: $25Army Recruit  -  1st Finisher: $50, 2nd Finisher: $25Army National Guard - 1st Finisher: $50, 2nd Finisher: $25Army Reserve - 1st Finisher: $50, 2nd Finisher: $25AUSA Chapter Member - 1st Finisher: $50, 2nd Finisher: $25Largest Military Team - $150Fastest 6 Person Military Team (4 male and 2 female): $25 each
RACE DAY SCHEDULE:  Registration and packet pickup will be from 10:30am-12:30pm at the Sousley campus. Activities for participants and their families will begin at 12:30 p.m. The timed race will begin at 1 pm. The awards ceremony and door prize presentations will begin at 2 pm or as soon as times are tabulated. Coffee and hot chocolate will be available for registered participants before the race. Refreshments will be provided post-race.
VIRTUAL RESULTS:  Virtual results can be submitted online at RESULTS
PARKING & RESTROOMS:  Parking and restrooms will be available at the Sousley campus.
QUESTIONS/ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   Contact Race Directors Susan Murray (susanmurray@nisource.com or 859-288-6350) or Chuck Burton (cburton@lexingtonky.gov or 859-693-9345). 


  • 5K Run/Walk

    Sun 3rd November 2024

  • Virtual 5K Run/Walk


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