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Join us Nov. 8!

Grab your running buddies and lace up for the second annual Lexington City Schools Backpack Program 5k Run/Walk!

Runners and walkers will leave from the Davidson County Governmental Center at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 8 (day-of registration begins at 7:30 a.m.).

Registration for the 5K is just $25 before Nov. 1 and $30 after. Registration for the 1 mile fun run/walk is $20. All registered participants will receive a long-sleeve dri-fit shirt.

Visit to register online. Or call 242-1527.

All proceeds support the backpack programs serving students at South Lexington Primary, Charles England Elementary, Pickett Elementary, Southwest Elementary, Lexington Senior High and Lexington Middle schools. Read more.

Can’t run or want to sleep in? Donate your registration fee!


Event Sponsors


NewBridge Bank

Turlington and Company

Lexington Utilities

Fleet Feet Sports


The Dispatch

Brinkley Walser

Lanier’s Hardware

Mountcastle Insurance


Pierce Group

Food Lion

Davis Chevrolet

Black Chicken


Hayes Jewelers




Trader Joe’s

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