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After 143 Kentucky Derbys, Louisville Knows Sports

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Run 4 the Roses

7/4 - 7/8
Varies by day

Run 4 the Roses is one of the top five largest girl’s exposure events in the country. More than 600 college coaches are expected to be in attendance. In 2016, more than 350 team participated.

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Battle of the Boro

7/10 - 7/13
Varies by day

Exciting girl’s basketball taking place on 60 courts under one roof. Expect to see nearly 700 team and moree than 1000 college recruiters in attendance.

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Parkway Mile

6:30 pm

We’ve all trained and run 5Ks, half marathons, and some even triathlons. But have you ever wondered how fast your time would be if you ran just mile? Now you can find out. The Louisville Sports Commission has created the Louisville Active Parkway Mile, a fun one-mile run/walk taking place on Southern Parkway. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, participants can take off from Southern Parkway and Woodlawn Avenue and take a straight and fast route down Southern Parkway to the finish line outside of Olmsted Academy South.

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USA BMX Derby City Nationals

9/1 - 9/3
9:00 am

The USA BMX Derby City Nationals has been held in Louisville since the 1980s. Competitors in this year’s event will include Olympic athletes, professional BMX racers from all over the world and the U.S.’s fastest amateur riders.