ARCHIVED RACE: The Great Buffalo Chase 5K Run @ Buffalo Trace Distillery, Frankfort, KY, United States, on Wednesday 04 July 2012

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: The Great Buffalo Chase 5K Run
  • Date: 04 July 2012
  • Start Time: 8:00
  • Venue: Buffalo Trace Distillery
  • Best Time (Men): 14:23
  • Best Time (Women): 17:11
  • Organised By: Buffalo Trace Distillery
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? No
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - 1 Water Station
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes - Has Awards or Prizes

Race Description

Race Proceeds to Benefit VFW Post 4075 Fireworks Show;
Prize Money Increased for 3rd Year in a Row

It’s time to lace up those sneakers for Buffalo Trace Distillery’s eleventh annual 5K Race, the Great Buffalo Chase! Held the morning of July 4th, the race will wind through the scenic grounds of the historic Distillery. Proceeds from the race, as in years past, will help fund VFW Post 4075’s Annual Fourth of July fireworks show to be held that evening.

Buffalo Trace Distillery has increased the cash prizes to the top three overall male and female runners to the following amounts: $1500 for third place, $2000 for second place, and $2500 for first place for both genders. This is the third year in a row the prize money for the top runners has been increased, and the increase has consistently drawn world-class runners from around the region. Awards will also be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age group.

The race begins at 8 a.m. The certified race route remains the same as the past few years, starting on Distillery grounds and winding through historic aging warehouses, production facilities and lots of beautiful scenery before finishing up at the Visitor’s Center. Commemorative T-shirts will be given to all runners. Registration begins at 7 a.m. in front of the Buffalo Trace Distillery Visitor’s Center the day of the race. Parking will be available at the Distillery; participants are asked to use the entrance off Fair Oaks as the Main Entrance will be closed.

Registration is online at Registration forms are also available at Buffalo Trace Distillery Visitor’s Center as well as numerous other Frankfort area gyms. Runners can also obtain a form by contacting Sarah Webb at 502-696-5929 or at Registration is $15 if postmarked by June 25th, $20.00 afterwards.

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