Drop-Off and Other Children’s Activities

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The KY History Half isn’t just for adults – our Children’s Activities make it possible for kids to have a great time, too!  We have two fun activities set up just for kids, both led by the Kentucky Historical Society Learning Team:


Need a safe and fun place to leave your children while you run the race? Sign them up for the Racing Through History camp. Children will design a race logo inspired by Kentucky’s history and our museum exhibits. They will create their own race medal with Kentucky symbols. With choreographed cheers and drawn posters, children will encourage the runners as they cross the finish line.

AGES:  5-12

LOCATION:  Thomas D. Clark Center for KY History – Inside the museum

DROP-OFF: 7:45-8 AM – At the Front Desk


END TIME:  11 AM – Pick up your child at the Front Desk

PRICE:  $20 per child until July 31; after July 31, $30 per child. A snack will be provided.

kids-useREGISTRATION:  Click here to register online.

DEADLINE: Online registration ends September 27, 2019, at 11:59 PM EDT. There is a cap of 40 children, so register soon!


With A Kentucky Journey Marathon: Seek and Find!, children will follow a track that covers the period from prehistoric times to the present (so bring your water bottle!). Children will participate in an amazing race to find facts and artifacts throughout history. Registration packet pick up will be available at the front desk of the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

AGES: All. Must be accompanied by an adult.

LOCATION:  Thomas D. Clark Center for KY History


PRICE: FREE (with race registration)

*Events are subject to change.  Check back for updated information.