St. Nicholasville Ugly Sweater 3K

Coolidge Building
Nicholasville, KY 40356


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Event Description

Join us for this festive 3K in downtown Nicholasville and stay for the Christmas Parade!


We are pleased to announce the 2023 St. Nicholasville Ugly Sweater 4K on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 4:30pm in downtown Nicholasville.

Our race starts at the Coolidge Building (501 E Maple St, Nicholasville, KY 40356) and finishes a few blocks away at the Courthouse in downtown Nicholasville.  Run, walk, stroll or form a 3-7 person Garland Group with your friends.  It's old fashioned holiday fun!  Race awards will be announced inside the courthouse lobby.


  • Downtown course through the Christmas lights of downtown Nicholasville
  • Commemorative race sweatshirts (Unisex sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL)
  • Christmas music and fellowship with the running community
  • Overall & Age Group Awards (Top 3 M/F --- 0-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+)
  • Chip timing provided by RaceRise
  • Garland Group discount for groups of 3-7 (SAVE $5 per team member)
  • Free race photos
  • Special prize for the best dressed and first Garland Group to finish
  • Finish the race and stick around for the Downtown Nicholasville Christmas Parade

Form a Garland Group of 3-7 people in this special competition.  Your Garland Group will start the race tethered together with a garland.  Whether the garland comes back in one piece or multiple pieces the first Garland Group to cross the finish line with the contents of their entire garland will be declared the winner.  Garland Groups of 3 or more will receive a $5 discount on their race registration.  The first 2 group members will pay full price.  Once the 3rd person joins the group the first two group members will receive a $5 discount and group members 3-7 will pay $5 less than the current registration price.

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