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Fifth annual United Way 5K on the Runway set for Saturday at Blue Grass Airport

United Way of the Bluegrass and Blue Grass Airport have partnered to host the fifth annual 5K on the Runway, presented by BC Wood Properties. The race will be held at the airport on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 8 a.m. 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...

United Way of the Bluegrass’ 5K on the Runway rescheduled for Saturday, June 20

  The United Way 5K on the Runway scheduled for Saturday, June 20, at Blue Grass Airport has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 27 due to inclement weather.   Participants were notified of the cancellation by email. Packets may be picked up ahead of the new race date on Friday, June 26, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue. Online registration for...

Third 5K on the Runway adds an improved, 'chip-timed' course on actual airport runway

The third annual 5K on the Runway will take place at Blue Grass Airport on June 21. (Photo from United Way of Bluegrass)   United Way of the Bluegrass and Blue Grass Airport have partnered to host the third annual 5K on the Runway, presented by BC Wood Properties on Saturday, June 21, at 8 a.m.   Community partners include LBX Link-Belt Excavator Company, WTVQ-ABC 36, BodyYou, APS Communications,...

United Way of the Bluegrass and Blue Grass Airport host 2nd annual 5K on the Runway

  United Way of the Bluegrass and Blue Grass Airport have partnered to host the second annual United Way 5K on the Runway, presented by BC Wood Properties on Saturday, June 15 at 8:00 AM.   Community sponsors include Bates Security, BB&T, APS Communications and Bluegrass PRIDE.   All are invited to participate in this year’s race on an updated, chip-timed course allowing the...