Tuesday, October 2
Try the Y for free on Tuesdays in October. If you join (online or in person) the same day, you’ll save $50 on the joining fee. Must bring photo ID and be at least 18 years of age or accompanied by a parent/guardian. Guest policies apply.
Go Big Blue 4 Miler is Saturday, October 6 at Kroger Field.
Sunday, October 7
The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk is Sunday, October 7 at Kroger Field.
The 4th Annual Raven 10K and Robin 5K is October 7 on the grounds of Raven Run Nature Sanctuary.
Thursday, October 11
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department annual flu shot event is noon to 6 pm on Thursday, Oct 11, at the health department’s main location, 650 Newtown Pike. The seasonal flu shot is recommended for all people ages 6 months and older.
Saturday, October 13
Saint Joseph Hospital 4th Annual Yes, Mamm 5K is October 13 at R.J. Corman Railroad Group in Nicholasville, KY.
Sunday, October 14
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night is Sunday, October 14 at Kroger Field.
The DanceBlue 5K is October 14 at Kroger Field. At DanceBlue, students stand for 24 hours straight, participate in games, community service, and of course dancing to benefit Pediatric Cancer.
The 4th annual Lexington Kidney Walk to raise awareness and funds for kidney disease is October 14 at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
Tuesday, October 16
Alltech News & Brews: It’s a Gut Feeling: Personal Wellness and the Gut is October 16. Learn about a recent gut microbiome study and its findings from Dr. Amy Coleman.
Friday, October 19
The Hamburg YMCA Fall Festival is Friday, Oct 19 from 6-8 pm. Activities include face painting, games, fitness activities, inflatables, fall crafts and more.
Saturday, October 20
5K for the 5 Senses benefiting VIPS (Visually Impaired Preschool Services) is Saturday, october 20 at The Club at UK’s Spindletop Hall.
Saturday, October 27
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The 2018 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is in downtown Lexington on Saturday, October 27.
Central Kentucky residents can help prevent drug abuse and theft by disposing of expired or unwanted medication during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Take Back Day on Saturday, October 27 at Kentucky American Water from 10 am to 2 pm.
The Spooky Sprint 5K is Saturday, October 27 at The Club at UK’s Spindletop Hall. There will be overall & age group awards, DJ, food & beer trucks and a Kids 1K Little Spooks Dash.
The Pumpkin Run 3K benefiting Easter Seals Cardinal Hill Adaptive Recreation is October 27 at Wellington Park.
Around the Corner
The YMCA Reindeer Ramble 5K and 10K is Saturday, December 8 at Keeneland.
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