Run Routes


Where to Run – The Arboretum

The Arboretum is located on Alumi Drive between Tates Creek Road and Nicholasville Road. Alumni Drive is under heavy construction at this time, but Arboretum is still accessible during the construction. Just pay attention to the cones, be aware of oncoming traffic, and you’ll get in and out just fine. […]

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Running Route Review: The Rockcastle River Narrows East Loop

Back in May I got my butt kicked by the Yamacraw trail ultra-marathon in the Big South Fork. It was the first race in my seven years of running that I DNF’d (‘did not finish’ in running speak). Granted, it was, five times over, the longest race that I had […]

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Where to Run – Shillito Park

Shillito Park is located on Reynolds Road between Nicholasville Road and Clays Mill. The loop around the park is 2.37 miles. The route is good both for scenery and watching sports. The trail winds through tennis courts, baseball fields, basketball courts, and sometimes kids playing soccer. There are many different […]

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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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Run with the West Sixth Run/Walk Club

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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