Keeneland’s Parking Team will begin operating at 6:30am on Race Morning. Please review the parking maps prior to arriving. Lexington Police along with Keeneland’s Parking Team will direct you. We strongly encourage you to arrive by 8:00am to avoid traffic backups.


Race Day Expo opens at 7:30am. (Race Day Yoga begins at 8:00am.) Note: Indoor restrooms are available, but some are reserved for guests who purchased our VIP Experience package.

Wave Start

Our Yearling starts promptly at 8:55am. Yearlings have gold bibs.   Our 2017 Half-Marathon and 7-Miler waves begin promptly at 9:00:00am. The first digit in your Official Bib Number indicates your Wave Number. Please be in your corral by 8:45am.


We have seven Hydration Stations along our Half-Marathon course, each with Highbridge Springs spring water as well as SWORD Performance Hydration (Berry flavor). There will be First Aid available at each station. Portable restrooms are also located near each Hydration Station.

Gear Check

There will be two Gear Check trucks near our Start Line. Please use the white RunTheBluegrass drawstring bag we provided during Expo for your items, and attach your tearaway Republic Bank Gear Check bib tag to your white bag. Your checked bag will be waiting for you at the Finish Line!


Our 2017 Awards Ceremony for our Overall Winners will take place on the stage at 11:30am. Age Group Awards can be picked up, once results become official, at the Customer Service tent located next to the stage.

Lost & Found

Any lost and found items will be taken to our Customer Service tent, located next to the stage beyond our Finish Line. We do not pick up items left on the course, so please Gear Check any items you do not want to have donated to Goodwill!