The Great Cake Race


Lexington, KY - Keeneland Race Course


May 6, 2018 - 4:00 PM


5K, 1M


This is the perfect event for an avid runner, someone participating in their first 5K, or a family wanting to get some exercise and support a worthy cause. The Great Cake Race 5K/1M will feature a beautiful course along the rolling hills of Keeneland, bands, inflatables, temporary tattoos and activities for the younger participants. 

Entry Fees

$25 for the 5K; $20 for the 1M

Age Groups

Awards are given by age ranges and it is chip-timed for avid runners.

This year we will be giving more awards in the 11 and under age group, plus special awards in canine and stroller divisions. 

A trophy will be given to the team with the most participants, Also, awards will be given to the largest teams in each division.


Awards will be handed out at the end of the race. A free cupcake will be given to each participant.

Charity Information

Sweet Blessings isn't a bakery, it is a non-profit ministry which creates happy birthdays and  unforgettable cakes for children living in poverty, with a life threating illness, or special needs.  Cakes are made with a specific child in mind and decorated in his or her favorite colors, hobbies, sports teams, etc.  Sweet Blessings accepts referrals from schools, churches and social service providers.

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