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Winners Announced for 2019 Norton Sports Health 10K

Louisville, Ky. – September 21, 2019 – With more than 1,000 registered participants, the Norton Sports Health 10K went off this morning under overcast, humid conditions. The race was held in The Parklands of Floyds Fork; it is the second race in the Louisville Sports Commission’s three-race Fall Runathon Series.

Ali Faraji-Tajrishi of Louisville, Ky., won the men’s division in a time of 36:15.49, ahead of second-place finisher Brock McDaniel of Louisville, Ky., who clocked a time 36:25.80. Alissa Bennett of Memphis, Ind., won the women’s division in 40:47.65 beating Bailey Knable of Sellersburg, Ind., who finished in 42:11.61.

The top finishers in the 2019 Norton Sports Health 10K:

MEN’S DIVISION
• First Place: Ali Faraji-Tajrishi, Louisville, Ky., with a time of 36:15.49
• Second Place: Brock McDaniel, Louisville, Ky., with a time of 36:25.80
• Third Place: Ben Calebs, Louisville, Ky., with a time of 37:00.46

WOMEN’S DIVISION
• First Place: Alissa Bennett, Memphis, Ind., with a time of 40:47.65
• Second Place: Bailey Knable, Sellersburg, Ind., with a time of 42:11.61
• Third Place: Chelsea Stengel, Jeffersonville, Ind., with a time of 43:55.47

Complete race results can be found by clicking HERE.

Contributing sponsors of the 2019 Norton Sports Health 10K are: Norton Sports Health, Louisville Water Company, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Alpha Media / 99.7 WDJX, Bandy Carroll Hellige, Dean’s Milk, Fleet Feet Louisville, Powerade and Sternberg Truck & Van Rental.

Race support was provided by Norton Sports Health and Louisville Water Company.

The Norton Sports Health 10K is the second race of the Louisville Sports Commission’s Fall Runathon, a series of three fall running races that provides unique courses and quality experiences for runners and walkers, while promoting healthy lifestyles for people of all ages and fitness levels. The Fall Runathon series began with the Louisville pure tap® 5K on Sept. 9 at the Louisville Water Tower. The Fall Runathon concludes with the Urban Bourbon Half Marathon presented by Jim Beam® on Oct. 19, which starts and finishes in downtown Louisville. To register, or for more information, log on to FallRunathon.com.