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Urban Bourbon Half Marathon presented by Jim Beam®

10/20
8 am

The Urban Bourbon Half Marathon is an experiential destination event that starts and finishes in downtown Louisville and offers a route that showcases one of Louisville’s most scenic parks. The race includes the Urban Bourbon Bash, a post-race party includes a high-end bourbon tasting, beer, pizza and music by the Louisville Crashers.

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Kentucky Muscle Strength & Fitness Extravaganza

10/20
9:30 am - 7:00 pm

The Kentucky Muscle Strength & Fitness Extravaganza will include IFBB Pro Figure, IFBB Pro Men’s Physique, NPC Bikini, NPC Figure, NPC Physique, NPC Classic Physique, NPC Bodybuilding, NPC Collegiate Bikini and Men’s Physique, U.S. Armwrestling, Downtown Throwdown, Kentucky’s Strongest Man and Woman, and Powerlifting.

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Breeders’ Cup

11/2 - 11/3
Varies by day

The 35th Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be held on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3, 2018 and televised live by NBC Sports Group. The 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be the ninth time that the event will be hosted at Churchill Downs.

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Varsity Brands All-Star Cheer & Dance

12/8 - 12/9
Times vary by day

The World Spirit Federation is bringing its 2018 Cheer & Dance Championships to Louisville. The event will be held at the Kentucky Expo Center in the East Hall, North Wing, South Wing A and Freedom Hall.