The 2018 Great Cake Race 5K

  • Running : 5K Run :
  • Running : 1 Mile Run :

Race Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018

Start Time: 4:00 p.m.


Entry Fee: $25

Location: Keeneland Race Course

City: Lexington

State/Terr: Kentucky

Zip: 40510

Country: USA

Race Website: http://www.sweetblessingscakes...



This is the perfect event for an avid runner, someone participating in their first 5K, or a family wanting to get some exercise and support a worthy cause. Plus, race start isn't until 4pm. Bands, inflatables, temporary tattoos and activities for the younger participants will be included. This year we will be giving more awards in the 11 and under age group, plus special awards in canine and stroller divisions. A trophy will be given to the team with the most participants, so grab your friends, family, co-workers, book club, life group, you name it, and come on out to The Great Cake Race 5K/1M at Keeneland's Keene Barn on May 6th.

Once they cross the finish line, participants will be treated to a free cupcake. Spectators may purchase a bracelet entitling them to a cupcake.

Register by April 13, 2018 to be guaranteed a free t-shirt.

Early packet pick-up will be announced in April, 2018.

The event will not be called or delayed for rain. In the event of thunder, lightning, hail or other such inclement weather, the decision to call or delay the event will made at 4pm, Sunday, May 6th 2018 at Keeneland. In the event of event cancellation, please consider your entry fee a donation that will support the mission of Sweet Blessings, as refunds will not be given.

Course Info:


The Great Cake Race 5K/1M will feature a beautiful course along the rolling hills of Keeneland Race Course.



Once you arrive at Keeneland, head for the Keene Barn at the top of the hill. The race starts from there.

Other Info:

• The 5K will include chip timing by Good Times Event Services.
• Age group and overall awards will be given. 
• We will give a  traveling trophy to the team with the most participants. Awards will be given to largest teams in each division.
• Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a leash.  A special award will be given for the fastest canine. 
• Feel free to bring along a stroller for your little one.  We will have a special award in the stroller division.

Previous Results:

-) 2017 Results at:



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