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United Way 5K on the Runway ready for takeoff at Blue Grass Airport

UW.5K.Logo_.Final_.rgb_Lexington, KYUnited Way of the Bluegrass and BC Wood Properties have partnered with Blue Grass Airport to host the fourth annual 5K on the Runway.  The race will be held at 8:30 a.m. June 20 at the Blue Grass Airport.

Race sponsors and community partners include WTVQ-ABC 36, BodyYou, The Lexington Legends, AirMart, Jack Kain Ford, Clark Materials, Noodles & Company, BB&T, Cup of Commonwealth and Bluegrass Greensource.

All are invited to participate in this year’s race on a chip-timed course allowing the public to run or walk on an actual runway and around Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport. Enjoy the thrill of planes taking off and landing on a neighboring runway as you run or walk to help benefit the Bluegrass community through United Way.

We are excited to once again partner with United Way of the Bluegrass to host a 5K race like no other in Central Kentucky,” said Eric Frankl, Executive Director of Blue Grass Airport. “It provides runners, walkers and spectators an opportunity to experience the airport in a fun and unique way while enjoying an aviation environment.

The cost for adults is $30.00 and online registration will be open through June 18. Children ages 6-14 may register at a discounted rate of $20.00 and will receive a cotton t-shirt with registration; ages 5 and under may register at no cost.

To register, volunteer or learn more about the United Way 5K on the Runway, presented by BC Wood Properties,  visit www.5KontheRunway.com.