5k On the Runway - 3rd Flight

Saturday 17th November 2018

Barkley Regional Airport: 2901 Fisher Road, West Paducah, United States

Distance running, Walking, Running, 5K


  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Walking-5K - Individual Walker/ Open


In celebration of our 3 daily weekday flights that begin January, 7th, we are pleased to host the 3rd fligth of the 5K on the Runway at Barkley Regional Airport.    This 3rd running allows you to run, walk, and set foot on spaces typically reserved for aircraft only!    Our other Runway, and the airport will remain open and active for the event so you should see some interesting scenery as you run on the runway. 

Proceeds for this year's event will go to the Easter Seals West Kentucky Adult Art program.

Event details and schedule


Gates open at 7am

Race Starts at 8am

Awards as soon as possible after Runners finish, though anyone walking might still be on the course.

Medals to be awarded for 1st,2nd, and 3rd place in Men's, Women's and Boys and Girls divisions.


Course is basically a "U"  Shape utilizing part of Airport Taxiway "Charlie" and part of Runway 14



Participants are to park in the main terminal parking lot, you will not have to pay for parking.


Due to FAA restrictions the actual race course will only be available during race time. So anyone wishing to warm-up may do so in the spectator area adjcent to the course. Or along Fisher Road at the runner's own risk. 

  Runners will not be allowed outside this area or to cross the airfield since the other airport runway will be open and active, and for safety concerns.  Failure to comply with this rule could result in fines for individuals from the FAA.

Organised by

Barkley Regional Airport

2901 Fisher Road, West Paducah

Phone: 2707440521

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