Don’t Get Left Behind — Annual DanceBlue 5K is This Weekend!

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 25, 2017) — Don’t forget to register for this year’s DanceBlue 5K! The annual race will take place at the newly named Kroger Field this Sunday (Oct. 1) at noon and will benefit the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic. Watch the DanceBlue 5K promo video here!

Registration: Students, faculty, marathon runners and DanceBlue supporters are all welcome to come join DanceBlue for a great afternoon. Online registration ends 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27. On-site registration will be $30 and will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Kroger Field.

Spirit points: University of Kentucky students participating in the 2018 DanceBlue Marathon will be able to earn spirit points for their team. For every dancer registered, the team will be awarded five points.

DanceBlue is the University of Kentucky's 24-hour, no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon that benefits the Golden Matrix Fund. The DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic opened its brand new facility in 2017 after a complete renovation funded solely from DanceBlue. For more information about DanceBlue, registration information or to support its efforts, please visit www.danceblue.org. Connect with DanceBlue on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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