Boot, Scoot and Boogie Across the Finish Line with UK Ag Ed

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 25, 2016) — Run, walk, jog or dance your way through the Boot, Scoot, and Boogie 5K for Ag Ed Saturday, April 16, at Spindletop Hall. The University of Kentucky Agricultural Education Society in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will be hosting the race recognizing the 100th year anniversary of agricultural education courses being taught on campus. The race is set to begin at 9 a.m.

Registration for the family friendly event can be done online until 11:59 p.m., April 15, with a racing fee of $30 per racer. Race T-shirts are guaranteed if registered by April 3, and can be picked up on race day with a race packet at 8 a.m. upon arrival at Spindletop for pre-race festivities.

All proceeds from participation and sponsorship of the 5K will be used to meet the Ag Ed Socitey’s goal of $100,000 for an endowed scholarship fund for agricultural education students at UK.

Race day festivities will include music from 98.1 WBUL-FM “The Bull,” raffle prizes, awards for overall male and female in each age group, and finisher medals for those runners representing the theme.

For more information on the Boot, Scoot and Boogie 5K for Ag Ed, contact Rebekah Epps at


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