PRP 5K Run/Walk
Sep
21
8:00 AM08:00

PRP 5K Run/Walk

  • 8201 Greenwood Road Louisville, KY, 40258 United States (map)
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Saturday, September 21st, 2019 at 8:00 am. at the Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Station 6, 8201 Greenwood Rd., Louisville, KY 40258. A 3.1 mile run/walk that starts right next to the beautiful scenery of the Riverview Park, travels through the Great Louisville Loop, and finishes at the Southwest Festival. What a perfect way to spend a summer Saturday!

for more information and to register click here

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Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)
Sep
24
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Park Location: Amphitheater (September and November) Horse Barn (October) (The reason why the location within the park changes is because of the Jack O'Lantern Spectacular)

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 4-5 miles

Dates at Iroquois: Sept. 10th, 24th, Oct. 8th, 22nd, Nov. 5th

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Bark in the Park 5K Run/Walk
Sep
28
7:00 AM07:00

Bark in the Park 5K Run/Walk

  • 3151 Pee Wee Reese Road Louisville, KY, 40206 United States (map)
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Bark in the Park is a celebration of all things canine. Each September, The Animal Care Society welcomes the general public to one of Metro Louisville’s most popular green spaces – Seneca Park. Participate in the 5K, hang out with your dog(s) by the kiddie pools, let your dogs run the Lure Course by Lucky Dogs Adventures, munch on pizza and hot dogs, participate in fun contests, learn about rescue organizations and animal-friendly businesses nearby, and and meet tons of amazing animal lovers right here in Louisville!

For more information and to register click here

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Friends 5K
Sep
28
9:00 AM09:00

Friends 5K

  • Cherokee Gardens Louisville, KY United States (map)
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One of the coolest an unique races you will find in the 'Ville.

Live music throughout the course! Door prizes, Give aways.

Awards for Top 3 Male and Female runners.

For more information and to register for the race click here.

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Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)
Oct
1
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Date: September 3rd - November 5th (Tuesday Nights)

Cherokee Information

  • Park Location: Hogan’s Fountain

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 5 miles

  • Dates at Cherokee: Sept. 3rd, 17th, Oct. 1st, 15th, 29th

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Chacos and Tacos (Feat. Smartwool)
Oct
4
5:00 PM17:00

Chacos and Tacos (Feat. Smartwool)

Join us on National Taco Day for our 3rd Chacos and Tacos Event! 

We will have discounted Chacos shoes and we will be highlighting the new 2019/20 Chaco Fall line! We will have games, giveaways, discounts and so much more for the whole family. Our friends at Fistful of Taco will be serving their delicious food. 


HIGHLIGHTS: 

-We will be giving away 1 pair of Chaco shoes

-Chaco Wristwraps Giveaways 

-First 30 people to try on Chaco’s get a free Taco (Fistful of Tacos)

-Purchase a Chaco boot and get a free pair of Smartwool socks

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Bowman Field 5K on the Runway
Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Bowman Field 5K on the Runway

  • 2815 Taylorsville Road Louisville, KY, 40205 United States (map)
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Most unique and fastest 5K in Louisville almost completely on the airfield (NEW COURSE). Race down the runways past live plane displays and interactive fun with the family, or set a PR on one of the flattest, fastest courses in the city.  $5 from each full priced paid registration goes to Kosair Charities and The Home of the Innocents

Finish the race on the airfield and stick around for the pancake breakfast, then enjoy the sights and sounds of Bowmanfest with aviation and military exhibits, vintage cars, period actors and live entertainment.  Check out the Bouncy Park or the Mighty Titan Obstacle Run in the NEW KIDS ZONE.  Best of all, see some of the worlds most talented acrobatic flyers demonstrate their skills in the sky.  It’s a full weekend of affordable family entertainment.

To register click here

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Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)
Oct
8
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Park Location: Amphitheater (September and November) Horse Barn (October) (The reason why the location within the park changes is because of the Jack O'Lantern Spectacular)

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 4-5 miles

Dates at Iroquois: Sept. 10th, 24th, Oct. 8th, 22nd, Nov. 5th

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Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)
Oct
15
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Date: September 3rd - November 5th (Tuesday Nights)

Cherokee Information

  • Park Location: Hogan’s Fountain

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 5 miles

  • Dates at Cherokee: Sept. 3rd, 17th, Oct. 1st, 15th, 29th

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Ladies Night: Painting Class
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

Ladies Night: Painting Class

Join us for a Ladies Night full painting and Fall apparel demonstrations!

The Painting Class will be taught by Stephanie Smith founder of Journey’s Whispers on Etsy. It will be a 1 hour class with 3 boards to choose from. We will also have our Brooks Brand Representative with a Fall Apparel presentation in which he demonstrate proper attire for cold weather running. Each person will receive a FREE Brooks Podium Long Sleeve Shirt. There will also be wine and cheese.

Visit our Shop to select the design you would like to paint!

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Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)
Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Park Location: Amphitheater (September and November) Horse Barn (October) (The reason why the location within the park changes is because of the Jack O'Lantern Spectacular)

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 4-5 miles

Dates at Iroquois: Sept. 10th, 24th, Oct. 8th, 22nd, Nov. 5th

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Pumpkin 5pice 5K Run/Walk
Oct
26
8:00 AM08:00

Pumpkin 5pice 5K Run/Walk

Join us at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park for a fun filled fall morning of costumes and coffee! We will be waiting for you at the finish line with a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate, pumpkin spice optional! All participants will receive a gender specific custom tech running shirt. Post race activities will include age group and costume contest awards.

For more information and to register for the race click here

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Out of The Grave 5k
Oct
26
5:00 PM17:00

Out of The Grave 5k

This resurrection comes with more purpose than ever before. Out of the Grave is a Fun Run fundraising event for the benefit of sexually trafficked children. Participants will enjoy this thrilling run in Waterfront Park at twilight, finding themselves immersed in the journey story of a trafficked child and her race for hope. Prepare to dodge zombies, overcome obstacles, and conquer the grave.

To know more and register for the race click here

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2019 Haunted Trails of Waverly Hills
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

2019 Haunted Trails of Waverly Hills

  • Waverly Park Road Louisville, KY, 40214 United States (map)
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The trails at Waverly Park are a great place to run. Running through the woods by flashlight for Halloween next to one of the most haunted places in the world makes it a grand adventure. There will be a 10K for all those brave enough to run. There will also be a kids run for all those little spirits.

To know more or register for the race click here

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Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)
Oct
29
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Date: September 3rd - November 5th (Tuesday Nights)

Cherokee Information

  • Park Location: Hogan’s Fountain

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 5 miles

  • Dates at Cherokee: Sept. 3rd, 17th, Oct. 1st, 15th, 29th

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BG26.2 + half marathon
Nov
3
7:00 AM07:00

BG26.2 + half marathon

Join us for the 8th running bg26.2 & half marathon in a race against Multiple Sclerosis. The Boston Marathon qualifying USATF certified course (13.1 mile loop) starts at the Bowling Green Ball Park and runs through historic downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky and the beautiful WKU campus. (Marathoners will run the Boston Marathon qualifying course twice.) Runners will finish at the Bowling Green Ball Park.

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Louisville CF Climb
Nov
3
3:00 PM15:00

Louisville CF Climb

Join us for the 10th Anniversary of the Louisville CF Climb at Cardinal Stadium! The CF Climb provides a great opportunity for companies and groups of friends and family members to come together and climb in support of a worthy cause. Those who participate are given the opportunity to display their community involvement and highlight their professional achievements, while raising funds to provide all people with cystic fibrosis the opportunity to lead full, productive lives. Then join everyone in celebrating at the After-Party with food, beverage and entertainment.

To register for the climb click here

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Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)
Nov
5
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Park Location: Amphitheater (September and November) Horse Barn (October) (The reason why the location within the park changes is because of the Jack O'Lantern Spectacular)

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 4-5 miles

Dates at Iroquois: Sept. 10th, 24th, Oct. 8th, 22nd, Nov. 5th

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Louisville Beer Run 2019
Nov
9
to Nov 10

Louisville Beer Run 2019

  • 5216 New Cut Road Louisville, KY, 40214 United States (map)
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A not-so-traditional run in Iroquois Park with an amazing after-party. This run isn't about who's the fastest. This is simply about having fun, acting like your crazy self, and oh having a few beers along the course. Every .75 mile you'll be treated to a specialty beer sampling. Once you've made it through the 5K course, we'll welcome you at the after-party with your choice of a 16oz beer. We'll continue the party with music, food, and plenty of drink all while benefiting Olmsted Parks.

For more information and to register click here

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Miles for Merry Miracles 5k Run/Walk
Nov
23
9:00 AM09:00

Miles for Merry Miracles 5k Run/Walk

This 5k Fun Run/Walk benefits local kids during the holidays. Participants do not pay a fee, instead they agree to sponsor an Angel Tree child, a child in foster care, or a child in the Kentucky Refugee Ministries program. Secret Santa Runners can pay $25 to help provide a coat or shoes for a child.

For more information and to register for the race click here

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Thanksgiving Day Race
Nov
28
9:00 AM09:00

Thanksgiving Day Race

  • 1080 Amphitheater Rd Louisville, KY US 40214 (map)
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Louisville's original Thanksgiving Day Run.

This year marks the 40th year for a true local tradition. Set in the awesome fall splendor of Iroquois Park, this 5-mile race is THE way for Louisvillians to prep for their Turkey Day.

NEW THIS YEAR:

-Each participant will receive a commemorative Finisher's Medal marking both the race and its 40th year.

-We will be drawing for TWO Grand Prizes of $400 after the race (you must be present to win).
-Age group winners will receive their awards on race day, instead of by mail

For more information and to register for this race click here.

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Reindeer Romp 4k Run/Walk
Dec
14
9:00 AM09:00

Reindeer Romp 4k Run/Walk

Saturday, December 14th, 9:00 a.m. at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. The first 500 entrants will be guaranteed a Reindeer Romp, gender specific, long sleeve technical shirt. Those who register after the first 500 will receive a shirt on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information and to register for the race click here

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Frostbite 5k Run/Walk
Jan
11
9:00 AM09:00

Frostbite 5k Run/Walk

Saturday, January 11th, 9:00 a.m. at the Rugby Field in Cherokee Park. The first 500 entrants will be guaranteed a long sleeve 1/4 zip technical shirt so get your entry in early! Those who register after the first 500 will receive a shirt on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information and to register for the race click here

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Snowman Shuffle 4Mile
Feb
8
9:00 AM09:00

Snowman Shuffle 4Mile

Saturday, February 8th at 9:00 a.m. at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. The first 500 to register will get a pair of winter running gloves. Those who register after the first 500 will receive gloves on a first come, first serve basis.

To know more and register for the race click here

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5K Fitness Classic
Mar
7
8:00 AM08:00

5K Fitness Classic

Under the management of RAM Racing and EnMotive, the 5k Fitness Classic will continue to hold the first spot in the Louisville Triple Crown of Running. Start your path to being eligible to earn the Louisville Triple Crown of Running extra goods and join us for this classic community event on March 7, 2020!

To know more and to register for this race click here.

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City Run 10K
Mar
21
8:00 AM08:00

City Run 10K

The Louisville Triple Crown of Running continues tradition with the City Run 10k and, under the management of RAM Racing and EnMotive, we are pleased to bring this second leg of the series back for its 40th year! Be that much closer to be eligible to receive all the medals for the coveted Louisville Triple Crown of Running by joining us on March 21, 2020!

Race Details

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020

Time: 8:00AM

Location: Fourth Street Live!, Louisville, KY

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Hot Chocolate 15K
Apr
4
7:30 AM07:30

Hot Chocolate 15K

The Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is taking over Louisville on April 4, 2020! Under the management of RAM Racing and EnMotive, complete the final leg of the Louisville Triple Crown amongst Louisville’s biggest chocolate aficionados and be eligible to receive the exclusive Louisville Triple Crown Medal for completing all 3 events.*
 

*Runners must register and finish all three in the Louisville Triple Crown of Running Series (5k, 10k 15k) in order to be eligible.

Race Details

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Time: 7:30AM

Location: Waterfront Park, Louisville, KY

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Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)
Sep
17
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Date: September 3rd - November 5th (Tuesday Nights)

Cherokee Information

  • Park Location: Hogan’s Fountain

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 5 miles

  • Dates at Cherokee: Sept. 3rd, 17th, Oct. 1st, 15th, 29th

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2019 IRONKIDS Louisville
Sep
17
2:00 PM14:00

2019 IRONKIDS Louisville

  • Waterfront Park Louisville, KY 40202 (map)
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The IRONKIDS Fun Run offers young athletes the opportunity to feel the excitement of “competition”, without the pressure of a competitive race. At IRONKIDS it’s all about the community, fun and future! The fun run will begin at 10am on October 12, 2019.  The location is The Great South Lawn.  This year, we have added in the Diaper Dot Dash and Toddler Dot Trot to allow even our youngest athletes a chance to share in the fun! Run distances are based on the children’s age and interest. Participants will receive a t-shirt, race bib, medal, goodie bag and the pride of calling themselves an IRONKID!

Register here

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Legacy of Life 5k Run/Walk
Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

Legacy of Life 5k Run/Walk

  • 508 Breckenridge Lane Saint Matthews, KY, 40207 United States (map)
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Come and join us for our 10th annual Legacy of Life Run/Walk at Our Lady of Lourdes in St. Matthews! 

We are working together with Volunteers, Clerks, hospitals and Passionate individuals across the state to bring our Legacy of Life 5k to every county in KY!  Whether you are attending our big event in Louisville, or participating on a smaller scale with a team in your home town, our 5k is sure to be a good time to get together with friends and family, for a GREAT cause.

All proceeds from this race go to our Patient Assistance Fund and our Donor Family Aftercare program. 

Come on out and support families who are impacted by this mission every day!
 
We will see you there!  

For more information and to register for the race click here

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Joggin for Frogmen
Sep
14
8:30 AM08:30

Joggin for Frogmen

Register Here.

Inspired by US Navy SEALs (Frogmen), the Navy SEAL Foundation’s Joggin’ for Frogmen Race Series brings communities and families together to jog in honor of the Naval Special Warfare community and their families.

All participants age 7 and older will run in the 5k. Following the 5k is a “Tadpole Trot” for kids ages 6 and under. All registered 5k and Tadpole participants will receive a Joggin’ for Frogmen race shirt at packet pickups. All registered 5k participants will wear a 5k bib and will receive a 5k finisher’s medal when crossing the 5k finish line. Tadpole Trotters need to register for the Tadpole Trot, but can do the 5k with their parents at no extra cost. All Tadpole Trotters will wear a Tadpole Trot bib and will receive a Tadpole Trot medal upon completion of the Tadpole Trot. Please note that while Tadpole Trotters can run in the 5k, they will not receive a 5k medal unless they have on a 5k bib, which requires additionally registering and paying for the 5k.

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Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)
Sep
10
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Iroquois Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Park Location: Amphitheater (September and November) Horse Barn (October) (The reason why the location within the park changes is because of the Jack O'Lantern Spectacular)

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 4-5 miles

  • Saucony will be there with some of their best trail shoes for you to test!

  • After our trail run we will be meeting at Taco Luchador for some tacos!

Dates at Iroquois: Sept. 10th, 24th, Oct. 8th, 22nd, Nov. 5th

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Downtown Doubler 15k/30k
Sep
8
7:00 AM07:00

Downtown Doubler 15k/30k

The Downtown Doubler is a 15K/30K that fits great into your fall training schedule whether you're running a half, full or a tri. 

The course starts at 7:30 a.m. and starts and finishes at the New Albany Amphitheater and runs along the scenic Ohio River Greenway.  Each loop is 15K, run the course twice to complete 30K. Enjoy views of downtown Louisville (twice if you dare!) as you run along the river.

Register Here.

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Middletown Chamber of Commerce 5k Run/Walk
Sep
5
6:00 PM18:00

Middletown Chamber of Commerce 5k Run/Walk

  • 11721 Main Street Middletown, KY, 40243 United States (map)
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Held in conjunction with The Middletown Family Fun Festival, the Middletown Chamber of Commerce 5K is a fun family friendly event for all.

Register here.

Join in for a walk, jog or stroll through historic Downtown Middletown and the scenic neighborhoods that surround!

Race day packet pickup begins at 5:30 p.m. until 6:45 p.m.

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Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)
Sep
3
6:30 PM18:30

Swags Trail Group (Cherokee Park)

Are you interested in running trails but have been hesitant to take them on by yourself? Or are you an experienced trail runner but wanting to get involved in the trail community? If either of these scenarios describe you, we would love to have you join us for our Tuesday night trail runs. The runs will be every Tuesday at 6:30pm and will alternate locations. We will have different shoe companies represented at some of the runs for you to test their product. So come out, have fun, and run some trails with us!

Date: September 3rd - November 5th (Tuesday Nights)

Cherokee Information

  • Park Location: Hogan’s Fountain

  • Time: 6:30pm

  • Distance: 5 miles

  • Dates at Cherokee: Sept. 3rd, 17th, Oct. 1st, 15th, 29th

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Urban Bourbon Ladies Night
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Urban Bourbon Ladies Night

The Urban Bourbon Ladies Nights are designed to get a group of women together to run and discuss important running topics. Our goal with these group runs is to build community and to educate on running important topics.

The runs are held once a month and Swags Sport Shoes South Location. We will begin with the group run at 6pm and have our informational clinics at 7pm. Grab your girlfriends and join us!

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Iroquois Speed Workout
Aug
27
7:00 PM19:00

Iroquois Speed Workout

Join us every Tuesday night at the Iroquois High School track for a speed session. Schedule is as follows.

June 11- 4x400, 4x300

June 18- Pizza Run 5K (no track workout)

June 25- 8x400

July 2- 2x600, 2x400. 2x300

July 9- 8x300

July 16- Ice Cream Run 5K (no track workout)

July 23- 4x600, 4x400

July 30- 4x400, 4x300

August 6- Poker Run 5K (no track workout)

August 13- 8x400

August 20- 4x600, 4x300

August 27- 8x300

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Wags4Swags
Aug
26
6:30 PM18:30

Wags4Swags

Join us on August 26th for National Dog Day!

Bring your furry friends and join in on a group walk. Each dog will receive a Wags4Swags bandana (while supplies last) and a pup cup (tasty whipped cream and treat). But it isn’t all just fun and games for dogs, Saucony will have some of their latest shoes out for you to test during your walk/run!

To visit our Facebook Event page click here

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The Great Amazing Race Adventure Run/Walk
Aug
24
5:00 PM17:00

The Great Amazing Race Adventure Run/Walk

2 person teams (just like the show) compete against other similar age teams racing around a 1.5 mile trail speckled with up to 8 physical and mental team challenges. Clue cards at each station describe a task that each team must complete before continuing to race. Teams that arrive at final checkpoint with fastest times are declared the winners!

For more information and to register for the race click here

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Iroquois Speed Workout
Aug
20
7:00 PM19:00

Iroquois Speed Workout

Join us every Tuesday night at the Iroquois High School track for a speed session. Schedule is as follows.

June 11- 4x400, 4x300

June 18- Pizza Run 5K (no track workout)

June 25- 8x400

July 2- 2x600, 2x400. 2x300

July 9- 8x300

July 16- Ice Cream Run 5K (no track workout)

July 23- 4x600, 4x400

July 30- 4x400, 4x300

August 6- Poker Run 5K (no track workout)

August 13- 8x400

August 20- 4x600, 4x300

August 27- 8x300

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5K Race to Cure Sarcoma
Aug
17
8:00 AM08:00

5K Race to Cure Sarcoma

  • 1100 Trevilian Way Louisville, KY, 40213 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Register here.

The inaugural Race to Cure Sarcoma, Louisville began as a dream of a small group of sarcoma survivors from our community. Thanks to an extraordinarily talented group of our many friends and families, the race has become a reality. 

Now put on your running/walking shoes and enjoy an early morning with the animals at the Louisville Zoo as we raise awareness and financial resources for sarcoma research!  

Your Executive Race Committee: 
Mary Jane Ruf, Megan Nelson, Gina Bottom and Melissa Draut  


WHAT:
5K Run, Family Fun Walk and Silent Auction too!

  • Please Note: Due to time constraints, the 5K is for runners and fast walkers. Others are welcome to participate in the 1-mile Family Fun Walk portion of the event. All participants will have 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete the course.

  • Not a runner or walker? No problem! You can join us at the Zoo on race morning by registering as a RTCS Supporter. 


WHERE:
The Louisville Zoo - 1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213

  • The course is a slightly rolling 5K on walking paths that will take you past many of your favorite animals and exhibits

To search for hotels near The Louisville Zoo, click here.


WHEN:
August 17, 2019 
Check-in and Onsite Registration: 7:00am-7:45am

  • Please arrive by 7:00am if you have not pre-registered.

  • Race Day registration will be Check or Credit/Debit Card only.

  • There is a bit of a walk from where you park your car to the starting line. Please allow extra time for this on event morning.

  • A golf cart will be available to assist anyone with impaired mobility to get from registration to the race event area.

Run/Walk: Starts at 8:00am and the course is open until 9:15am

Stay after the race to celebrate with our sarcoma survivors, enjoy refreshments, hear the announcements of our race winners and make your bids at our exciting Silent Auction!


WHO:
Adults: $35
Children ages 3-11: $15
Children under 3: FREE
Service animals are always welcome, but non-service dogs and pets are not allowed at this event.

  • Price includes all appropriate Kentucky sales tax.

  • Pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt, free parking & admission to the zoo for the entire day!



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Full Moon 5K
Aug
16
9:00 PM21:00

Full Moon 5K

All proceeds from this event benefit Patoka’s non-releasable birds of prey; a bald eagle, eastern screech owl and red-tailed hawk. With your help, we are able to support the lives of our educational ambassadors.

For more information and to register for the race click here

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Iroquois Speed Workout
Aug
13
7:00 PM19:00

Iroquois Speed Workout

Join us every Tuesday night at the Iroquois High School track for a speed session. Schedule is as follows.

June 11- 4x400, 4x300

June 18- Pizza Run 5K (no track workout)

June 25- 8x400

July 2- 2x600, 2x400. 2x300

July 9- 8x300

July 16- Ice Cream Run 5K (no track workout)

July 23- 4x600, 4x400

July 30- 4x400, 4x300

August 6- Poker Run 5K (no track workout)

August 13- 8x400

August 20- 4x600, 4x300

August 27- 8x300

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St Joe's Run 4 the Kids
Aug
10
8:00 AM08:00

St Joe's Run 4 the Kids

  • Cherokee Gardens Louisville, KY United States (map)
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Proudly Sponsored by Swags Sport Shoes

To know more and register for the race click here.

The final Race in the 2019 Picnic Series will be the St Joe's Picnic 4  Miler. Run in beautiful Cherokee Park, the course will be challenging but fun for all.

All finishers (and virtual runners) will receive a quality race tee shirt along with a finish medal that resembles a spinning wheel of chance. All present will also have a chance to be selected as one of 6 "Golden Tickets", each of which will have a chance to win $100. The five non-winners will then go on (along with the same group(s) from the other Picnic Series races to win a "Runners Goody Basket".

GREAT RACE SWAG! All Participants will receive a high quality race tee, a fantastic finishers medal AND $10 of vouchers good for food and drink at that nights St. Joe's Picnic! The largest Picnic/Festival in the state of KY

Top Male and Female Runners will receive awards.

Top 3 in Age Group (Male and Female) will receive 

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Ballard Speed Workout
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

Ballard Speed Workout

Join us every Thursday night at 7pm for a speed workout session at Ballard High Schools track. Schedule and workouts are as follows:

June 13- 4x600, 4x400

June 20- 1000m, 200m recovery, 400x30 (3 minute rest between)

June 27- 2x800, 2x400, 2x300, 2x200

July 4- NO WORKOUT

July 11- 8x400

July 18- 2x600, 2x400, 4x300

July 25- (1000m,200m recovery,400m) x3 (3 minute rest in between)

August 1- 1-1200, 1-800, 4x400

August 8- 8x300

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2019 Poker Run
Aug
6
6:30 PM18:30

2019 Poker Run

Join us on Tuesday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m. for this fun 5k! Poker cards will be handed out along the course in Iroquois Park, and prizes will go to the winning hands.

Stick around after the race because we have drawings for a ton of prizes from local businesses.

Registration is in person, near the Iroquois Amphitheater, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the day of the race. Entry fee is a donation to Toys for Tots (cash, check, or brand-new toys will be accepted).

For up-to-the-minute information about this event, please RSVP on Facebook.

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Swags Sidewalk Sale
Aug
3
10:00 AM10:00

Swags Sidewalk Sale

Join us for our annual Sidewalk Sale at our South end location. There will be shoes heavily discounted for every member of your family! Save up to 75% OFF shoes with an additional $5 OFF after 3pm. Shop early for the best selection. For more information and updates visit our Facebook page event here.

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Norton Children's Hospital Splash 'n' Dash Walk/Run
Aug
3
9:00 AM09:00

Norton Children's Hospital Splash 'n' Dash Walk/Run

To know more and register for the race click here.

Do something good for your health while supporting the health of kids at Norton Children's Hospital! Runners and walkers can choose to splash their way through a 5k course or a 1k family fun run filled with fun and refreshing ways to cool off in splash zones.

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St. Matthews Street Festival 5k Run/Walk
Aug
3
8:00 AM08:00

St. Matthews Street Festival 5k Run/Walk

  • 3515 Grandview Avenue Louisville, KY, 40207 United States (map)
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Register here.

Join us at 8:00 am on Saturday morning, August 3rd for the St. Matthews Street Festival 5K Walk/Run supporting St. Matthews Area Ministries (St. MAM).  This fun and fast timed race begins and ends at St. Matthews Baptist Church (3515 Grandview Avenue).  Walkers are welcome!

Awards/prize drawings will take place in the parking lot following the race.

ENTRY FEES (Non-refundable)

Early registration through June 30th - $25

Online registration July 1st through August 2nd - $30

Day of race registration - $35

Family of 4 registration - $85 through 6/30/19 (not available after June 30th)

RACE SHIRTS

FREE moisture wicking tech shirts guaranteed to all pre-registered entrants. Pre-registered runners may pick up shirts at early packet pickup. Shirts for day-of-race entrants will be given out on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.

PACKET PICKUP

Early packet pickup and late registration August 2nd at Ken Combs Running Store, 4137 Shelbyville Rd. from 10:00am until 6:00pm.

Race day packet pickup from 7:00 am - 7:45 am at St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Avenue.

AWARDS

Awards to top three male and female. Top three male and female in age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.

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Ballard Speed Workout
Aug
1
7:00 PM19:00

Ballard Speed Workout

Join us every Thursday night at 7pm for a speed workout session at Ballard High Schools track. Schedule and workouts are as follows:

June 13- 4x600, 4x400

June 20- 1000m, 200m recovery, 400x30 (3 minute rest between)

June 27- 2x800, 2x400, 2x300, 2x200

July 4- NO WORKOUT

July 11- 8x400

July 18- 2x600, 2x400, 4x300

July 25- (1000m,200m recovery,400m) x3 (3 minute rest in between)

August 1- 1-1200, 1-800, 4x400

August 8- 8x300

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Iroquois Speed Workout
Jul
30
7:00 PM19:00

Iroquois Speed Workout

Join us every Tuesday night at the Iroquois High School track for a speed session. Schedule is as follows.

June 11- 4x400, 4x300

June 18- Pizza Run 5K (no track workout)

June 25- 8x400

July 2- 2x600, 2x400. 2x300

July 9- 8x300

July 16- Ice Cream Run 5K (no track workout)

July 23- 4x600, 4x400

July 30- 4x400, 4x300

August 6- Poker Run 5K (no track workout)

August 13- 8x400

August 20- 4x600, 4x300

August 27- 8x300

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Cross Country Trivia Night
Jul
29
8:00 PM20:00

Cross Country Trivia Night

Teams will have a choice of playing on the following dates: July 15, July 22th, July 29th. Championship will be held on August 5th.

Tournament game top 2 teams from each week play to determine the winning team

Teams must sign up ahead of time, players can be switched on teams, but once competition starts those are the teams that will stay together throughout the tournament.

To Register your team for our Trivia Night click here

Interested in scheduling a Spike Night with your team with us? Click here!

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Wild Billy's Midnight Classic (Overnight Relay)
Jul
27
8:00 PM20:00

Wild Billy's Midnight Classic (Overnight Relay)

A new overnight lap race for teams of 2 or 4. Run on the beautiful Tanglewood Golf Course traversing cross country style open fields, trail running style deep woods (spooky at night!), and everything in between! Teams will traverse 5K loops for 8 hours, with the winning teams (in each division completing the most laps. Race will begin at 8 pm and end at 4 a.m. with breakfast (and Mimosa's?) to follow. GREAT Awards and Race Swag! Throw up a campsite, grab some friends, and join us for this overnight running party! Tents will be allowed near the Start/Finish and the clubhouse will be open all night.

Awards of Male Teams - Female Teams - Coed Teams

Team captains will form the team and pay the full team fee up front. Each additional runner will register to join the team for no fee with a password created by the team captain. 

Register Here

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