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Health & Wellness


What You Need to Know: 

The Heart, Sole & Glove 5K is an annual family-friendly 5K run/walk open to the entire Lexington community and hosted every February by University of Kentucky Health & Wellness. All participants receive on race day a FREE pair of gloves featuring the race logo!

A portion of race revenue is donated to a different charity each year. 2014's beneficiary was Kentucky Homeplace, an organization dedicated to providing access to medical, social, and environmental services for citizens of rural areas of the Commonwealth. Learn more about Kentucky Homeplace » 

Prizes are awarded for overall top finishers male and female. Awards are also given to male and female winners by age division (no duplicates from overall winners).

Heart, Sole & Glove Run/Walk

View photos and results from previous 5K races »

2014 Course Map

We had a new 2014 route with added features for safety! Features include:

  • Completely on the paved trail
  • Closed to traffic
  • Aid station at half-way point
  • Restrooms located at Coldstream Trailhead