Louisville pure tap 5K

July 9, 2015

The Louisville pure tap® 5K is the first race of the Louisville Sports Commission Fall Runathon, a series of three fall running races that provides unique courses and quality experiences for runners and walkers. Following the Louisville pure tap® 5K is the second annual Norton Sports Health Great Pumpkin 10K, set to take place on Oct.4 in the Parklands of Floyds Fork. The Fall Runathon concludes with the Urban Bourban Half Marathon on Oct. 25, which starts in downtown Louisville on the historic Whiskey Row, follows the Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park and ends in front of the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience on Main Street. To register, or for more information, log on to FallRunathon.com. The race begins and ends at the Louisville Water Tower. Start time is 8:45 a.m. with participants running the path their water takes every day, following a course north and south on Zorn Avenue. The Louisville pure tap® 5k is the first race in the Louisville Sports Commission's Fall Runathon Series. Presented by Louisville Water, the pure tap® 5k is a family-friendly race that allows participants to run or walk the course that follows the path Louisville's drinking water takes from the pumping stations at Zorn Avenue. Kids Finish First presented by Kentucky One Health Approximately 150 youth will kick-off their Kids Finish First running program at the start line of the pure tap® 5K. This program encourages local children between the ages of five and 14 to take steps toward an active lifestyle by training to complete a half marathon - 13.1 miles - in small increments. They will conclude their training on Oct. 25 on the Louisville Sports Commission half marathon course. Do the race then see how Louisville Water makes pure tap® The new "WaterWorks Museum" inside Louisville Water's original 1860 Pumping Station is open after the race. Participants receive free admission with their bib. The WaterWorks Museum highlights the city's history of drinking water and includes a guided tour inside the Louisville Water Tower and Pumping Station No. 3, which houses a gigantic steam engine from the early 1900s.