Joining this year’s Hoptown Harvest Festival is the Farmers Market & Vintage Craft Fair! Pick up farm fresh veggies, baked goods and vintage craft items from unique vendors!
The course winds through downtown Hoptown, residential areas, through beautiful Christian County countryside and returns to finish downtown on the popular and new Greenway/Rail Trail.
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Couple this great race layout with Saturday’s Hoptown Harvest Fest and Bourbon celebrations (also held downtown) and you’ll have a fabulous race experience! Proceeds from the race and associated events (Friday Expo) benefit the non-profit partners of the United Way of the Pennyrile.
Half-marathon runner package includes a beautiful medal and comfortable long sleeve moisture-wicking performance shirt. Come experience the beauty and charm of west Kentucky scenery and hospitality in Hopkinsville, or Hoptown as we call it — at the Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K, presented by Planters Bank and Jennie Stuart Health.
Race starting line is at 1001 S. Main Street in downtown Hopkinsville. Race-day registration and packet pickup is at the nearby Christian County Justice Center, 100 Justice Way, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.
Looking for a fun way to carb-load the night before your race? Join us for the Inaugural Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K Pasta Dinner! Get your grub on from 6:30-8:00 pm on Friday, September 27 at Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville.
Cost is $10 for registered runners (must show bib as proof), $5 for kids 8-and-under and $12 for everyone else.
The dinner includes pasta, bread, salad, and the choice of water or tea from Four Seasons Catering. We’ll also have a motivational speech from Marathon Runner Stella Christoforou! Seating is limited to the first 200 people, so don’t hesitate to purchase your spot. And remember, all proceeds to go to United Way of the Pennyrile!
Dinner is served near dusk on Friday, September 27th under the Downtown Farmers Market pavilion. The gourmet meal’s main courses will be prepared by Southern Belle Catering, and dessert will be brought to you by The Mixer . . . featuring locally-sourced ingredients! Local spirits, craft beer and wine provided by MB Roland Distillery, Casey Jones Distillery, Hopkinsville Brewing Company and Carriage House Vineyard.
Tickets are $50 per person. Reserved seating is required for this event.
Come pick up your race packet (including your official race bib), race shirt, visit with a slew of running vendors and stick around for the carb-load pasta dinner, all on September 27, 2019 at Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville. The Expo will run from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, giving runners/walkers the chance to beat the crowd and enjoy some fellowship the night before the Inaugural Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Hoptown Harvest Festival kicks off with an incredible night of country music! The Pennyroyal Arts Council is bringing rising star Stephanie Quayle to the historic Alhambra Theatre on Thursday, September 26th at 7:00 pm!
As a newly inducted member of CMT’s Next Women of Country class of 2019, Stephanie Quayle is celebrating a breakthrough year in country music. Named one of Rolling Stone Country’s “Top Artists You Need To Know,” Quayle is known for her high-energy live performances across the country, while sharing stages with artists like Brett Eldredge, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, and more.
Join your friends for Oak Grove parkrun’s first official FREE timed 5K! All are welcome!
Register here parkrun.us/oakgrove/ . A brief summary on the “parkrun” code is attached! Remember parkrun is not a race. It’s just you against the clock (fast, slow or chill). All you! Join us tomorrow for official start time of 0900AM. Pre-Event brief will start at 0845. If you plan on attending, just plan to arrive at 0830AM to be safe!
For more information, visit the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/OakParkrun/ .
Join MB Roland Distillery for the Inaugural Health/Fitness/Farmer’s Market/Outdoors Expo – 5K & Free Concert on April 13th, 2019!
Expo is Free to public: 12 pm – 7 pm
5K Run: 3 pm – 4:30 pm
Concert is Free to public: 5 pm – 7 pm
Food Trucks, Expo, Farmer’s Market, Concert…Family Friendly.
Registration is now open! Sign up for the 5K (timed & fun) by April 1st to guarantee a swag bag. Click below!
Every child needs a hero, but an abused child needs a SUPER HERO. Be a HERO, and register today for the CASA Super Hero 5K Run/Walk!
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for Children
7:00 am Registration (Founders Square, Hopkinsville, KY)
8:00 am Run/Walk begins
Route: Greenway System (Rails to Trails)
Register online at:
Cost: $18.00 (includes shirt, SM – 3XL)
SPONSORS: US BANK AND JERRY’S EXPRESS CARWASH
All proceeds will support the local CASA Program. For more information on this event, contact Virginia Erxleben at 270-887-4024 or [email protected]
You may also visit the event Facebook pages https://www.facebook.com/events/2294314830891417/ & https://www.facebook.com/events/857501067923252/
Join us on Thanksgiving Day 2018 for the 17th Annual Turkey Trot! This fun run/walk 5K has become a much-anticipated tradition each year, so make plans to enjoy the race before you stuff your face. The run/walk is FREE, but please register at https://tinyurl.com/HoptownTrot2018. If you register in advance, you are guaranteed the chance to buy a Turkey Trot long-sleeve T-shirt for $20. For more information, call 270-887-4290.
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