Train with JRWS and the PTA 5K Training Group   Recently updated !

Looking to run your first 5K or maybe make a return to running? The PTA5K may be for you. On Sunday, October 18, the 16th District PTA will hold the 5th Annual PTA5K. The race begins and ends at Embassy Suites and is ran on the Legacy Trail. The course […]

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Run with a 5K Training Group

Last week, Mike Acord of John’s Run/Walk Shop presented at the Beaumont Branch of the Lexington Public Library. In a little over an hour, he walked participants through the ins and outs of starting to run. Mike taught the group about the importance of wearing the correct shoes and socks […]

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Saturday Running Groups

We are quickly approaching the time to start training for fall races. Some runners enjoy solo running, but running groups can be beneficial to lots of us. Meeting with a regular group of people provides encouragement, support, and accountability. Finding someone with similar goals and motivations can make a running […]

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Where to Run – The Liberty Park Trail

The Liberty Road Trail is about 2.4 miles out-and-back. The trail is in a pretty active neighborhood so be prepared to share the trail with other runners, walkers, kids on bikes, and dogs on leashes. Parking at the trail head is street parking around the corner of Flying Ebony and […]

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2015 Bluegrass 10,000

July 4, 2015 marked the the 39th Annual running of the Bluegrass 10,000. A crowd of 3,087 people lined up at 7:30 under a cloudy sky. After the Call to Post and the National Anthem, the runners were off. Julius Koskei won the race with a time of 30:11, finishing […]

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Run with the West Sixth Run/Walk Club 1

West Sixth Run/Walk Club has been meeting every Tuesday since June 2012. The official run begins at 6:30 from West Sixth Brewery at 501 West Sixth Street in Lexington. Sign-in starts around 6:00. Parking is available in the parking lot at the brewery along side streets. For the best parking, […]

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ChiRunning Workshop – July 25

Chi Running Senior Instructor Susie O’Brian is bringing Chi Running to Lexington. On Saturday, July 25, Susie is leading a Chi Running Workshop at the Pavilion at the Northside YMCA. Founder Danny Dreyer started teaching this technique in 1999 and has since written several books, trained teachers, and enhanced pain-free […]

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The Bluegrass 10,000

458 runners gathered at 4pm on July 4, 1977 to run 6.2 miles. And the Bluegrass 10,000 was born. This Saturday, Lexington will do it again. On July 4, we will celebrate the 39th Annual Bluegrass 10,000. The race is sponsored by Lexington Parks and Recreation, the Lexington-Herald Leader, and […]

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