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With nearly 1,900 participants in this year’s Black Cat Chase 5K, it’s easy to see that this is Frankfort’s favorite race of the season. It’s one of the last races of the inaugural season of the Frankfort Striders Run/Walk Series. With participants from as far away as Indiana, Ohio, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, and even Wisconsin, this race is really making a name for itself. The weather was perfect for this year’s race. No rain. Not too cold. Not too hot. It was the perfect race for everyone! You didn’t have to necessarily be a runner to enjoy the dancing black cat, the costumes, the music, and the visually pleasing course around the State Capitol and through the streets of Downtown Frankfort. As always, there were first timers, walkers, casual runners, experienced athletes, kids, entire families, school groups, groups of friends, and people of all ages and abilities. Many participants wore costumes in this festive, night run. This race benefiting the Frankfort YMCA is definitely a family friendly race with a fun, festive atmosphere!

Top Male Finishers

  1. Adam Schaffner
  2. Justin Agler
  3. Aaron Schaffner

Top Female Finishers

  1. Robin Lawhorn
  2. Robyn Murray
  3. Laura Parker

View full race results HERE

With the 1,900 participants in this year’s Black Cat Chase 5K, Capital Living hosted a LIVE VIDEO stream on Facebook for both the finish of the race AND the awards ceremony. Please enjoy them both exclusively from Capital Living.

Black Cat Chase 2016 Finish

Black Cat Chase 2016 Awards Presentation