Ironstone DerbyREGISTER FOR THE 2017 IRONSTONE DERBY
Thoroughbred horses aren’t the only ones who run on the day of the Kentucky Derby.
The Ironstone Derby is an afternoon 5K, USATF-certified race followed by a Kentucky Derby party – all on the day of the Kentucky Derby and barbecue. Sleep in, and then come to the afternoon race/walk, kids stick-horse race and after-party at Ironstone Farm!
When – Saturday, May 6, 2017
Tentative schedule for the day
- Farm and free games open at 3 p.m.
- Kid’s Stick-Horse Race at 4 p.m.
- 5K Race/Walk at 4:30 p.m.
- Kentucky Derby party after the race
- Barbecue with ribs and chicken, plus sides, by Texas Roadhouse
- Beer, mint juleps from Lenzi’s
- Horse exhibition at 5:30 p.m.
- Kentucky Derby live on screen at 6:25 p.m.
Where – Ironstone Farm, 450 Lowell St. (Route 133), Andover, MA 01810
Prices good through Monday, April 24
5K race or walk – $30
5K race/walk for 12 and younger – $20
Kids stick-horse race – $10
Adult barbecue (ribs, barbecue chicken, three sides) – $20
Kids hotdog meal with sides – $5
2017 souvenir pint glass – $7, or two for $12
OR, TAKE THE DO-IT-ALL DEAL: adult 5K, barbecue and pint glass for $52
This special offer ends April 1.
Who doesn’t want to spend Kentucky Derby day at a beautiful horse farm?
Run for the Roses, Stay for the Party!
Ironstone Farm was very fortunate to have a number of great sponsors for its 2016 event, the first at the farm itself. To see 2016 sponsors click here.
Prizes will be awarded to the members of the largest team. There is also a prize for best hat (one male, one female).
Individual prizes will be awarded to top three race finishers in each category: (women, men, female teens (13-17), male teens (13-17), boys 12 and under, girls 12 and under).
ABOUT THE IRONSTONE DERBY
Runners complete the 5-kilometer race along Route 133 and Andover roads behind Ironstone Farm, with friends and family cheering at the start and finish line. Then everyone can stay for the party and live showing of the Kentucky Derby on screen.