Race Series

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Lexington, Kentucky

The Biggest Loser RunWalk is coming to the center of the horse capital of the world, Lexington, KY! Race through the picturesque scenery of the Kentucky Horse Park and watch for views of 50 different horse breeds throughout the park! Come for the run, stay for the fun! Make a vacation out of your weekend as The Biggest Loser RunWalk Lexington 15k/5k is part of the Alltech National Horse Show and each participant will enjoy a complimentary pass to see the show after the post race festival!
Event Basics

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Lexington
5K/15K/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run

November 2nd, 2013

A race for all fitness levels, whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race, come join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk!

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

• The Biggest Loser Finisher's Medal
• Commemorative Technical T-Shirt
• Drawstring Backpack
• Free Daytime Pass to the Alltech National Horse Show
• Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
• Free Downloadable Race Photos
• Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers
• Celebrity Appearances
• Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course
  and Food at the Finish Line
• Finish Line Festival Entertainment by Billboard Chart Topping Artist &
   Former Biggest Loser Season 5 Contestant, Dan Evans
• Free admission and 1 free beer token redeemable at the Alltech Craft
   Beer Festival for participants aged 21+.
• Prize Money for Fastest 15k Finishers
• $5 Pony Rides
• Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience
Registration
Coach Mo    Kelly Fields

Join Coach Mo from Season 8, and Kelly Fields and Dan Evans from Season 5! The Biggest Loser RunWalk Lexington will sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot today! Online registration is open for this event through the evening of October 30, 2013. If the race has not sold out, walk up registration at Packet Pick-up will be available November 1, 2013.
 
15K Registration*
$45.00 through 8/31/13
$50.00 through 9/30/13
$55.00 through 10/30/13
$65.00  @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)



5K Registration*
$25.00 through 8/31/13
$30.00 through 9/30/13
$35.00 through 10/30/13
$45.00  @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)



Kids 1 Mile Fun Run: (Ages 4-12)*

Pre-registered - $10.00
Packet Pick-up - $15.00


*Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Fees listed above do not include the Active.com processing fee. There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

There is no wheelchair division available for this event. Click here to submit a question regarding wheelchairs.

Online Registration Closes: October 30, 2013 at 11:59 pm CDT or until sell-out.
Kids Fit One Mile Fun Run


Don't forget to bring the kids for their very own fun run (ages 4-12) hosted by Kids Fit Foundation! Kids Fit programs and events are designed to be a day for kids to reach their goals and to celebrate their healthy lifestyle achievements with their family and friends. We encourage all families to get their children active at a young age. All children receive a t-shirt and finisher's medal. Bring the camera and we'll bring the smiles!

Date: November 2, 2013
Start time: 11:30 am

The Kids Fit Foundation is a national non-profit organization created to serve communities with the charitable mission to fund and provide fitness programs for at risk youth and their families.

*Please register your child prior to the race.

Free kid zone play area open 8:30am - 11am on race day! The Kid zone will include inflatables, horseless horse show jumps, a kids coloring contest and $5 pony rides. The kid zone is located directly outside the Alltech Arena doors.
Team Challenge
Join our Team Challenge program!

Motivating others to achieve a goal is a tremendous bonding experience. If you're looking for a way to build teamwork and community within your company, organization, church, school, or neighborhood, join The Biggest Loser RunWalk Team Challenge!

  • Discount on race registration
  • Recruitment support (flyers and custom e-blasts)
  • Group commemorative photo
  • Start & finish line tent (with banner display) with 25+ runners
See the Team Challenge form for more perks and instructions.
Packet Pick-up
Come out and get some inspiration before the race!

Location:
Alltech Arena at the Alltech National Horse Show
4089 Iron Works Parkway Lexington, Kentucky 40511

Time/Dates:
Friday, November 1, 2013
3pm - 8pm

Schedule:
3:00 pm    Doors open
3:30 pm   Melody's Bootcamp & Lifestyle Fitness Weight-Loss Seminar
4:30 pm   Coach Mo, Season 8 of "The Biggest Loser"
5:00 pm   Kelly Fields, Season 5 of "The Biggest Loser"
5:30 pm   Jeff Nichols and Francelina Morillo, Season 14 of "The Biggest Loser"
7:00 pm   Dan Evans, Season 5 of "The Biggest Loser"
8:00 pm   Doors close

*All participants, including teams, must pick up their own packets.
Race Day Information
Schedule:
7:00 am    Festival area opens
8:20 am    Nashville recording artist Dan Evans Sings the National Anthem
8:30 am   15K and 5K begin / Free Kids Zone Area opens**
9:00 am   Pearse's Place special breakfast buffet opens
9:15 am   Nashville recording artist Dan Evans performs live on Festival Stage
10:00 am   5K run and walk awards at Festival Stage*
10:30 am   Nashville recording artist Dan Evans performs live on Festival Stage
11:00 am   15K run and walk awards at Festival Stage*
11:30 am   Kids 1 Mile Fun Run
12:00 pm   All courses close/Alltech's Kentucky Gathering Hops & Heritage opens

*All winners must be present to receive their award. No awards will be mailed out.

** The Free Kids Zone, located outside of Alltech Arena, will include $5 pony rides. All children must be escorted by a guardian.


Start/Finish Line:
Kentucky Horse Park - outside the Alltech Arena
4089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, Kentucky 40511



Course Maps:


Lexington 5K course map


Lexington 15K course map  

Rain or Shine:
This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.
 

Course:
For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards and all motor-driven vehicles.

Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race.
 

Timing System
All 5K and 15K participants will be chip-timed.

*Please note: All participants must wear their race bib in order to have their times recorded. Race Results will be posted at BiggestLoser.com/RunWalk shortly after the race.


Gear Check
Gear check will be available for all participants on race day. Please tear off the gear check tag from the bottom of your race bib and attach it to your bag.


Photography
Participants will receive FREE downloadable race photos!

There will be photographers along the course snapping your photo for some great action shots, but make sure to stop by the finish line festival to take your official finisher's photo!

*Please note: Your race bib is how your photos will be tagged to yourself, so make sure to wear it on race day in a clear visible spot on the front of your clothing. You will receive an email when your photos are available for viewing, complete with easy links to share on Facebook and Twitter!


Runner Secure Zone/Finish Line:
Once you cross the finish line you'll enter a Runner Secure Zone - a fenced off area for race participants only. You will receive water, sports drink, and food.
Parking and Spectators
Parking:

     Parking will be available at Alltech Arena.

Spectators:
We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race. Spectators are advised to be in place 1 hour before race start on Race Day.
Rules and Policies
Race Rules:
You must bring a photo ID to pick up your own race bib and timing chip at packet pick-up. No one else can pick up your packet for you.
 
Race bibs are required to participate.
 
No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards or dogs will be allowed on the course.
 

Course Time Limit:
Participants have 3.5 hours to complete the 15K (22 min/mile pace). The 5K participants have 1.5 hours to complete the course (30 min/mile pace). The course has a rolling street closure. If you fall behind this pace, the roads will be reopened to normal traffic and you will be a pedestrian and subject to normal traffic rules.
 

Cancellations:
Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. You also may not transfer your application to the following year or another event. If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years.
Training Programs
Need help training for the race? Check out The Biggest Loser RunWalk training programs brought to you by BodyMedia.
Hotels
Need a place to stay the night? Why not stay with fellow participants? Discounted rates below for all participants, family and friends!

Holiday Inn Express
140 Osborne Way
Georgetown, KY 405324
  • Free high speed internet
  • Complimentary Hot Buffet Breakfast
  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • 24 hour business center
  • Close to I-75 & KY Horse Park
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Sponsors
Bluegrass Sports Commission        Alltech National Horse Show

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale        NASH 92.9        LEX 18

city of  Kentucky        


The Biggest Loser RunWalk helps thousands of people complete their fitness goals. Support this cause by sponsoring this unique race series. For more information, please email Sponsorship@BiggestLoserRunWalk.com
Volunteers
Want to be a part of the excitement?

We are always looking for volunteers to join us on the big day!
Aside from having a great time, all volunteers will receive a special Biggest Loser RunWalk t-shirt!
Please fill out the Volunteer form to help!
 
Awards Divisions
$5000 in prize money for the top 3 male/female winners of the 15k Run only with the following breakdown:

• 1st place male/female: $1250 each
• 2nd place male/female: $750 each
• 3rd place male/female: $500 each
5K 15K awards