CONGRATULATIONS to all of our 2016 participants!
A heartfelt thank you for supporting our local charities and getting your holiday off to a happy and healthy start! We so enjoyed having you and look forward to next year!
The Photo Gallery from J.A. Laub Photography is up! Click HERE to find your photos from the race and get your FREE low resolution downloads. You can browse or search by bib number or name. If you love your photos, you can purchase high resolution downloads and support our great local photographers!
- CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) of Lexington
- Central Kentucky Radio Eye
- Lexington Humane Society
- Allegro Dance Project
- Girls on the Run Central Kentucky
- E7 Kids Cafe
- Kentucky Horse Park Foundation Run/Walk Club
- We had almost 100 volunteers help with packet pick up and race day – mainly from our charitable beneficiaries and the Bluegrass Runners. These folks sacrificed part of their Thanksgiving holiday to give you a great race day. You are invaluable, we could not do it without you. THANK YOU.
- Keeneland – We cannot thank Keeneland enough for such a beautiful, unique, and wonderful venue and for all the support from their staff and security crew! We are so lucky to have this wonderful location in Lexington.
- 3 Way Racing for timing and helping organize this event.
- ProCompression for the socks for our first 1,000 registrants – this terrific company offers great compression socks all made in the U.S.A.!
- Pivot Brewing Company for hosting packet pickup – we hope you got to explore this fun new Lexington craft cidery!
- Texas Roadhouse on Richmond Road for, once again, being up bright and early (well before your alarms went off!) to make you cider and hot cocoa and donating gift cards for our raffle.
- Noodles & Co., such a great supporter of local running for providing the bananas and coupons at packet pick up.
- Fastsigns for helping us replace all of our race day and packet pick up signage that was destroyed in our storage unit fire. They looked great and added so much uniformity to our set ups.
- Highbridge Springs for their great continued support by providing water for our water stop.
- Matt Reno Logos, our BGR President, who updated our race day design from Robert Bridges, for our race logo this year.
- Good Foods Co-op for the gift certificate at packet pick up.
- Chick-fil-A for coupons at packet pick up
- DJ Stitz for pumping up the crowd, wouldn’t he be great for a party?!
- Experience Running for the fabulous pre-race warm up.
- J.A. Laub Photography for photos.
- Kentucky Mudworks for our overall winners’ awards – Support your local artists!
- Crown Trophy for our custom BGR tumblers and turkey medal awards.
- Ponya Bands for donating a prize for our packet pick up.