LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lace up your shoes and get your hairnet ready for the first Lunch Lady Hustle 5K Run/Walk. The event will be held at Coldstream Park in Lexington at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18.
Presented by the Fayette County School Nutrition Association, the event consists of a 5K, a quarter-mile Kids Dash and a virtual participant option.
The race also features commemorative unisex sized shirts, awards for top finishers and age groups, free race photos, the Lunch Lady Challenge – a chance to hustle faster than the “Running Lunch Lady,” a Best Dressed Lunch Lady Contest, music, food, fun and fellowship.
100% of the event’s proceeds and donations will go toward the nutrition association’s student and employee scholarship program.
The cost of registration for the 5K or virtual participation is $25. The price will increase for the 5K after Aug. 31. The Kids Dash costs $20 to register for. Team pricing is available for groups of five or more. A prize is available for the largest team.
Packet pickup is expected to be held Friday, Sept. 17 with more details to be announced. Race morning packet pickup will also be available at Coldstream Park from 7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
To register and for more details, visit the race’s website.