Light the Night 5K

Light the Night 5K

Let's "GLOW" for a run! April 7th at 9:00pm, Campus Recreation will be hosting the "Light the Night 5K"! This event is a five-kilometer fun run/walk through EKU's Richmond Campus, at night, with glowing cones, paint, and Glow-Zones to light the way! 

Run Information:

Race Map: Coming Soon!

Race Date/Time: April 7th, 9pm

Race Start/Finish Location: Fitness and Wellness Center (1100 Van Hoose Drive)

Registration Information:

REGISTER HERE by March 22nd for early pricing! Register online by April 4th, or register during packet pick-up times during the week of the run at the Fitness and Wellness Center!


EKU Students: $20 prior to March 22nd, $25 prior to April 3rd deadline, $30 after.

Non-EKU Students: $30 prior to March 22nd, $35 prior to April 3rd deadline, $40 after.

Packet Pick-Up:

All online registrants MUST SHOW ID to pick up their "Glow Pack" at the Fitness and Wellness Center on the following dates and times:

April 5th, 5pm-8pm

April 6th, 5pm-8pm

April 7th, 7pm-8:45pm

You can pick up your families/friends glow pack by showing their registration confirmation.


All participants and spectators are encouraged to park in the AC Parking lot if you wish to leave immediately following the run. Others who are willing to wait for the roads to open at the conclusion of the race may park in the Van Hoose lot. 

Other Participant Info:

Participants who wish to run with strollers or leashed pets may do so, but should not enter the "Glow-Zones" if they do not want their pets/belongings to be in contact with glow paint, spray, or any other potential damaging substances used by the event staff. 


The Light the Night 5K is independently owned, operated, and marketed by EKU Campus Recreation and its affiliates; LTN5K has no affiliation with any other glow-in-the-dark-themed 5K brand.

Contact Information

Justin Raymer

Published on February 17, 2017