A Midsummer Night’s Run
A Midsummer Night’s Run Online Registration Underway; Social Media Features Added This Year
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Online registration is now underway at BaptistHealthLexington.com for the 2013 A Midsummer Night’s Run event scheduled Saturday, Aug. 10 in downtown Lexington. Online registration will continue until midnight Friday, August 9. This year’s race is jointly presented by sister hospitals Baptist Health Lexington, Baptist Health Richmond and Baptist Health Corbin.
This year’s online registration process allows registrants to take advantage of several social media opportunities regarding the race. Racers can opt for text messages showing their progress along the course on race day to be sent to themselves, friends and family. Registrants may also opt for their race results to be posted in real time on Facebook and Twitter.
A Midsummer Night’s Run regularly attracts more than 5,000 participants. Events begin with the One-Mile Fun Walk/Run at 6 p.m., followed at 6:35 p.m. by the perennial favorite, The Fastest Kid in Town, a series of sprints for children ages 1 through 12. The main event, the 5K Race, will get underway at 8:30 p.m.
The 2013 race sponsors are John’s Run/Walk Shop, WKYT-TV, 104.3 The Cat, Mix 94.5, 98.1 The Bull, Baptist Health HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center, Time Warner Cable Media, Orange Leaf, CycleYOU and Jamba Juice.