Events

German American Bank presents Shamrock Sprint

Date -
Saturday, March 16, 2024

Shamrock Sprint, presented by German American Bank, is a Saint Patrick’s Day themed free kids run to welcome spring. The event features three races for children 14 and under. Children will run down the blocked-off streets of downtown Franklin. Sponsorships from the event support Kids on the Block programs in Simpson County.

Location: 208 South College St, Franklin, KY

Onsite Registration/Runner Check In: 8:00am-9:30am
Kids on the Block Puppet Program: 9:30am
1/2K Race: 10:00am
1/2K Awards: 10:10am (Approximately)
2K Race: 10:15am (Approximately)
3K Race: 10:45am (Approximately)

2K/3K Awards: Immediately following both races

Registration: Click Here

Race Results:
2022 2k
2023 2k
2023 3k

Workout Anytime presents Dash for Sheldon

Date -
Saturday, April 13, 2024

Dash for Sheldon is a free kids run sponsored by Workout Anytime Glasgow, held in Glasgow, Kentucky. Named in memory of the title sponsor’s brother Sheldon, this free kids run draws over 100 children ages 14 and under to Beaver Creek Park. Sponsorships go toward presenting programs in Barren and Hart Counties. This event is FREE.

Location: Beaver Creek Park, Glasgow, KY

Onsite Registration/Runner Check In: 7:30am-8:30am
Kids on the Block Puppet Program: 8:30am
1/2K Race: 9:00am
1/2K Awards: 9:15 (or directly after 1/2K race)
2K Race: 9:30am (or directly after the 1/2K awards)
3K Race: 10:00am (or directly after the 2K race)

2K/3K Awards: 10:30 (or directly after 3K race)

Registration: Click here

Race Results: 2K | 3K

Garden and Lawn Tour Presented by Wild Eggs

Date -
Saturday, June 29, 2024

Garden and Lawn Tour Presented by Wild Eggs is the most longtime fundraiser supporting educational puppet programs in Kentucky. Attendees go on a self guided tour of seven to eight local home and business gardens. A lunch provided by Wild Eggs takes place at a tea site in the afternoon.

Scotty’s Pound the Pavement

Date -
Saturday, August 10, 2024

Scotty’s Pound the Pavement is an annual kids run kicking off the start of the new school year. The event features three races for children 14 and under. Held at Kereiakes Park in the heart of Bowling Green, over 400 children each receive a finishers medal and compete for awards at the end.

Location: Kereiakes Parks, Bowling Green, KY

Onsite Registration/Runner Check In: 6:30am-7:30am
1/2K Race: 8:00am
1/2K Awards: 8:15 (or directly after 1/2K race)
2K Race: 8:30am (or directly after the 1/2K awards)
3K Race: 9:00am (or directly after the 2K race)

2K/3K Awards: 9:30 (or directly after 3K race)

Registration: Click to Register

Race Results:

2K Race

Gerald Printing presents Jamie’s Shot

Date -
Monday, September 16th, 2024
Time -
9:00 AM
Location -
Bowling Green Country Club

Gerald Printing Presents Jamie’s Shot is an annual golf scramble held in memory of Kids on the Block Co-founder Jamie Gaddie Higgins. Attracting over 130 golfers each Fall, the event features breakfast & lunch by Wild Eggs and hole contests sponsored by local businesses.

Rain Date: TBA

Foundation Solutions Group and Parker Lord presents Points for Puppets Tennis Tournament to benefit Kentucky Kids on the Block and South Warren Tennis

Date -
October 12th-13th, 2024

Points for Puppets is an annual tennis tournament. This two-day summer event draws a crowd of approximately 200 tennis players from all over the Commonwealth and is a part of the Central Kentucky Tennis Tournament series.

Registration Opens: TBA
Registration Ends: TBA