All About your New Favorite 5k:

(And no, you don't need to be married or engaged to participate!)

3 Fun Registration Options:

Runaway Bride Start (Individuals) – Chase your way to the finish! Everyone’s encouraged to come dressed in their wedding best* Or, feel free to rock our fancy tux shirt or white branded ladies tee.

Tied the Knot Tethered Partner Race (Pairs) – Couples or friends will be tethered together and run the 5k in stride.

Finishers in this group receive special prize.. This group begins with the second Runaway Bride Wave.

Team Challenge (Groups 3+) – Sign up as a team for fun or to fundraise for your favorite charity!

VIP Lounge Access Enjoy access to an exclusive VIP area including special seating a mimosa bar and snacks, directly adjacent to the post-race reception in the Lobby of Hotel Covington!


Awards will be determined by the criteria to the right. Prizes courtesy of our awesome sponsors!

Largest team – Team organizer earns a super fun prize from one of our great sponsors!

Top male/female Awards – Awarded by chip time.

Fastest tethered pair – As determined by finish crossing.

Best Costume (Individual) – As voted by the crowd!

Best Costume (Group/pair) – As voted by the crowd! 

AfterParty Features:

VIP Area –  Recover in style with a mimosa bar and more (special registration required)

Eat! – Sample some delicious cake provided by our official cake sponsor: the Buttercup Cake House and Pizza by Alto Pizza

Dance! – Bust a move to our DJ spinning the latest hits

Party! – Commemorate your afternoon with photos and other party fun


Check back soon for more updates! 

Bring your ID! – Beer and wine available for purchase at the party

Bubbly! - Each participant receives a complimentary glass of champagne or bourbon cocktail!


Awards –  Prizes will be awarded to the largest team and best costumes by crowd vote



Packet Pick-Up:

Packet Pick-Up will be held at The Madison Event Center, 700 Madison Ave. Covington, KY

11am - 2pm in the main lobby area


Parking will be available in the garage behind Hotel Covington, and validation is available at The Madison.

Be sure to like us on Facebook for the latest updates.

Course Map:

Below is our 2019 course map:

2019 Great Bridal Chase Course. Click to Enlarge!

Course features include: 

Chip timing – Know your speed with our chip timing feature.

Water stop – Stay hydrated along the course

Ring Pop stop – Add some extra bling to your run with this fun theme stop! (when you finish!)

Course description:

Start line:  (New for 2019) Intersection of Pike St. & Madison Covington, KY

1)    Loop around Duveneck Square towards 7th St.   

2)    Head east on 7th street towards Madison Ave.

3)    Turn right (south) on Madison Ave.

4)    Turn around at 10th street, heading North on Madison Ave. for 2 blocks  

5)    Turn right (east) on 8th St.

6)    Turn left (north) on Garrard St.

7)    Turn right (east) on 2nd St.

8)    Continue down 2nd to Shelby St.

9)    Loop down Riverside Dr.

10) Continue East on Riverside Dr.  

11) Turn around at the intersection of Riverside & Garrard (New for 2019)

12) Turn Right on Shelby st.

13) Turn left (south) on Garrard

14) Turn right (west) on E. 8th St.

15)  Turn right (north) on Madison Ave

16) Turn Left on 7th Street, looping Duveneck Square

17) Finish at Pike & Madison