Earn Your Stripes Racing Series

About This Activity

Come join in on the inaugural season of the Earn Your Stripes Racing Series. The series will incorporate three great events that support the local military community, but are enjoyed by runners of all types and abilities.

The Run for the Red 5/10k on Ft. Knox will kick off the series in May, followed by the Heroes Run 5k/10k on July 4th, and culminating with the first and only half marathon in Hardin County, the Run for Life Mini/10k/5k.


Race #1: Run for the Red 5k/10k Saturday, May 11, 2013 @ 8:30 AM

Race #2: Heroes Run 5k/10k Thursday, July 4th, 2013 @ 7:30 AM

Race#3: Run for Life 5k/10k/Mini Saturday, September 28th, 2013 @ 7:30 AM

Series Awards

The first 300 entrants in the racing series that complete all three races will earn a custom participant s series award to be presented after the concluding race of the series.

Member Races

Run for the Red 5k/10k

Hosted entirely on Ft. Knox, the race starts on Maxwell St. behind the Commissary and finishes at the same location. A health and fitness fair is held in conjunction with this race and will feature booths manned by a great variety of health and fitness related business and agencies.

Heroes Run 5k/10k

The course is situated in the beautiful Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown, KY. The run promises to be challenging for experienced runners, and welcoming to first-timers and walkers. Runners receive medals and performance t-shirts.

Run for Life 5k/10k/Mini

Starts and finishes at North Hardin High School. Plenty of water stops and entertaining fans along the route. Runners receive medals and performance t-shirts.

Individual Race Registration

While we hope you will join us for the launch of the Earn Your Stripes Racing Series and compete in all three member races, you are still able to sign up for any of the races on an individual basis.

Use the following links to find the registration information for each of the participating races:

Run for the Red 5k/10k

Heroes Run 5k/10k

Run for Life 5k/10k/Mini

Results & Age Groups

All three Series member races will be posting both Overall Results and Military Results. The age group awards in each race are based on the Overall Results and will use the following age groups for both male and female:

9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 and over.

Event Consulting provided by:

Prime Race Consulting

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