TIKI TROT 5K & FUN RUN SET FOR FRIDAY, JULY 25!

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ABOUT THE RACE

The 2014 Tiki Trot 5K & Fun Run, to be held Friday, July 25, is a fun, family oriented event held at the Woodford County Park on a cross-country course.  Keeping with the theme, the course will be lit with Tiki Torches & all race finishers will receive a very special welcome as they cross the finish line.  If you’re up for even more fun, wear your best island attire during the race!

The 5K race is chip timed event by Headfirst Performance.

Proceeds benefit the Versailles-Woodford County Parks & Recreation Scholarship Fund.  This fund offers assistance to individuals & families with financial need so they can participate in Parks & Recreation programs as well as utilize the Falling Springs Center.  Scholarships are used to provide aid for adult & children in programs such as youth basketball, Start Smart sports programs, martial arts, swim lessons, fitness programs & more, as well as for passes to Falling Springs Center.

Everyone deserves a chance to move, be active & get healthy.  Your participation will help make that happen!

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This event is for participants of all ages & skill levels.

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Course:  Enjoy a torch lit walk or run on a 1-mile course on the County Park Trails.

5K Course:  The 5K race is held on the Woodford County Park cross-country course, which is one of the most beautiful & challenging cross-country courses in the state.  Whether you walk or run, you are sure to enjoy this beautiful course.

The route will be further enhanced by Tiki Torches that will light the course on race day.  It will make for a perfect summer evening walk or run!  (5K race entry includes the Fun Run!)

For a detailed course map pick click HERE!

ENTRY FEES & DEADLINES

By June 30:      5K – $20  /  Fun Run – $10

After June 30:  5K – $25  / Fun Run – $15

Race Day:         5K – $30  / Fun Run – $20

NOTE:  TO RECEIVE A COMMEMORATIVE RACE SHIRT, YOU MUST REGISTER BY 7/20/14.  SHIRTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO PARTICIPANTS WHO REGISTER AFTER 7/20/14.

For more information or for a paper registration form, please click HERE to download the race brochure.

To register online, please go to www.headfirstperformance.com.

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A very special thank you to race sponsor KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU & AGENCY MANAGER COURTNEY ROBERTS!  

 

 

 

 

9TH ANNUAL KIDZ TRIATHLON SET FOR AUGUST 30!

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ABOUT THE RACE

Join us for the coolest event of the year on Saturday, August 30th at Woodford County Park in Versailles, KY!  It’s the 9th Annual Kidz Triathlon, sponsored by Swim Bike Run of Kentucky and Crossroads Veterinary Clinic!  Races are offered for 5-8 year olds (starting at 8:30 AM) and 9-14 year olds (starting at approximately 9:45 AM).  Please note that space is limited to the first 150 registrants, so register early!

Click here for a Kids Triathlon Brochure 2014 with all the details and a registration form.  To register online, please visit www.headfirstperformance.com.

ENTRY FEES & DEADLINES

For entries postmarked on or before July 31:  $25/child, $20/each add’l family member

For entries postmarked on or after August 1:  $35/child, no multi-child discounts.

**ENTRIES RECEIVED AFTER AUGUST 24 ARE NOT GUARANTEED SHIRTS!**

**THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!**   

REGISTRATION

Online:  www.headfirstperformance.com (Online registration closes August 27 @ 11:59 PM.

In person:  Submit an entry form and payment at Falling Springs Center

By mail:  Send entry form & payment to:  

VWCPRD / Attn: Kids’ Triathlon / 275 Beasley Drive / Versailles, KY  40383

RACE MAPS

Click HERE for a 5-8 year old race map.

Click HERE for a 9-14 year old race map.

Registrations must be received by August 24 in order to guarantee a race shirt!  Race day registrations will not be accepted.  Space is limited to 150 total participants!

QUESTIONS OR MORE INFO:  Contact Rainey Johns at (859)873-5948.

KIDZ TRIATHLON RACE ORIENTATION

Swim Bike Run of Kentucky will be holding a FREE Kidz Triathlon Race Orientation on Saturday, August 23 (the week before the race) at 10 AM! This orientation will be held at Falling Springs Center and will provide insight into all aspects of the Falling Springs Kids Triathlon, including what to bring, the transition area, how the swim works and an explanation of the bike and run courses. Be sure to have your child bring all of their race gear so they can practice the transition (this would include bike, helmet, running shoes, socks, goggles, swim cap, race shirt, towel and water bottle).  If your child is interested in participating, please contact Rainey at (859)873-5948 to register!

 

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR RACE SPONSORS CROSSROADS VETERINARY CLINIC & SWIM BIKE RUN OF KENTUCKY!

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 KENTUCKY BANK TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS A SUCCESS!

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Over 40 kids ages 5 to 18 participated in the FREE tennis clinic on July 10th at the Woodford County Park Tennis Courts!  The event, sponsored by the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships, include instruction from staff from the Lexington Tennis Club as well as several University Kentucky Tennis players!  A very special thank you to everyone who attended the clinic as well as sponsor Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships and Brooks Lundy, Duncan Gardiner and Kentucky Bank, , Jo Wallen and the Lexington Tennis Club and University of Kentucky Tennis!

 Click here to read the official press release!  

 

 

11TH ANNUAL HEART & SOLE TRIATHLON A SUCCESS!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Heart & Sole Triathlon this past Saturday!  It was a beautiful day and we hope you had a great experience with our race this year!

Race results are posted HERE.

Please check this page and our Facebook page frequently!  We hope to have some pictures posted in the coming days!

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Join us for the 11th Annual Heart & Sole Triathlon!  This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event for ages 15 & up includes a 400-yd swim in the Falling Springs Center pool, a 15-mile bike ride through Bluegrass horse farms & historic Versailles and finishes with a 5K run on one of the most challenging cross-country courses in the state.  This event is great for first time triathletes as well as those who are experienced and are preparing for the race season.  Volunteers are needed!  If you’d like to volunteer for the race, please contact Tefany at 873-5948 or tbleuel@fallingsprings.net 

 

Race Entry Fees:

By March 31:  $55/USAT Members, $67/non-members

April 1-25:  $65/USAT Members, $77/non-members

Race Day:   $75/USAT Members, $87/non-members

RACE BROCHURE

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UPCOMING EVENTS - Watch for Updates!

Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships Free Kids Tennis Clinic – July 10, 2014

6th Annual Tiki Trot 5k, Fun Run & Moonlight Swim – July 25, 2014

9th Annual Kidz Triathlon – August 31, 2014