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Southern Lights Stroll 5K

Sat November 18, 2023 Lexington, KY 40511 US Directions


Competitive Timed Race!

5K Run

6:00PM EST This event is a competitive chip timed race.
Open to ages 7+.
Untimed Fun Walk/Stroll!

5K Stroll

6:15PM EST This event is an untimed fun walk & stroll for enjoying the lights at a leisurely pace.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


4089 Iron Works Pike
Lexington, KY US 40511


Lace up, head out and help us turn on the lights! The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation invites you to help us set the Holiday Season in motion as you join us for the 2023 Southern Lights Stroll presented by CHI Saint Joseph Health on Saturday, November 18th! The 5K competitive chipped race will start at 6:00pm, and the Stroll (untimed walk) starting at 6:15.

Imagine seeing the holiday lights on foot, set in the magnificent surroundings of the Kentucky Horse Park. This year we have teamed up with Bluegrass Timing to provide chip timing for our competitive 5K race, complete with awards.

We look forward to welcoming the following vendors and guests at our Holiday Village this year:

Tablow Roasting Co

Tootie's Peppermint Cafe

Mini Train Rides 

Photo with Santa

Country Boy Brewing

Live music featuring the Ranahans

Far Out Facepainters 

& more to be announced! 

Shirts are limited to the first 2000 adults registered.

Children 12 and under are free. Youth ages 7 - 12 can receive a shirt if registered as an adult. 

Early packet pickup will be in the Visitor Information Center on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, November 15th 4:30-7 pm
  • Thursday, November 16th 4:30-7 pm
  • Friday, November 17th 4:30-7 pm
  • Packet pickup will begin at 4:00 on race day (Saturday, Nov. 18)


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