5K Run/Walk

Produced by the Owensboro Family YMCA, there is no better way to work up an appetite or work off a meal than to participate in the Annual International Bar-B-Q Festival 5K Run/Walk.  Join the fun and exercise!   Proceeds benefit the scholarship programs at the Owensboro Family Y – have fun, be healthy, and help others while enjoying the BBQ Festival weekend!


Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Start time:  8am CDT.  End Time:  10am CDT.


Start/Finish @ the Festival Plaza Stage area in McConnell Plaza.

Awards presented at the Festival Plaza Stage.


To register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Owensboro/InternationalBBQFestival5K.

Please access this link or contact the Event Chairperson listed below for questions.


Price for runners or walkers:   Individuals $23.50    Families (1-4)  $39.00

Price increases $5 if register after April 29th.

Note: 5K runners may run or walk.  5K walkers MUST walk the entire event.

2017 Winners

Female Overall Winner
Jamie Adkins

Female Master Winner
Janet Rowland

Female Grandmaster Winner
Suzanne Anderson

Male Overall Winner
Jesse Stanley

Male Master Winner
Todd Reller

Male Grandmaster Winner
George Woods

Event Chairperson

Robert Coulter
Owensboro Family YMCA
900 Kentucky Parkway
Owensboro, KY 42301


270-926-9622  ext. 8209