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Winners Announced for 2021 Urban Bourbon Half Marathon presented by Jim Beam®

Louisville, Ky. – October 16, 2021 – With more than 2,200 registered participants, the Louisville Sports Commission’s Urban Bourbon Half Marathon presented by Jim Beam® went off this morning under cool, sunny skies at race start.

Ali Faraji-Tajrishi of Louisville, Ky., won the men’s half marathon in a time of 1:14:34, edging second-place finisher Kyle Bowling of Louisville, Ky., who clocked a time of 1:15:20. Faraji-Tajrishi also won the 2019 UBHM.

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More Than 2,800 Athletes Compete in 20th Annual Live In Lou Cross Country Classic in Louisville

MIT Men, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Women Win NCAA Division III Cross Country Pre-Nationals
Michigan Women, Wisconsin Men Dominate Strong Fields to Win Featured Races

Louisville, Ky. – Oct. 2, 2021 – A total of six college cross country races, including men’s and women’s pre-nationals races for the 2021 NCAA Division III National Championship, were contested during the 20th annual Live in Lou Cross Country Classic at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park (Sawyer). More than 2,800 runners representing 140 colleges and universities competed Saturday morning and early afternoon under ideal weather and course conditions in front of more than 5,000 spectators.

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More Than 2,800 Athletes Compete in 20th Annual Live In Lou Cross Country Classic in Louisville

MIT Men, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Women Win NCAA Division III Cross Country Pre-Nationals
Michigan Women, Wisconsin Men Dominate Strong Fields to Win Featured Races

Louisville, Ky. – Oct. 2, 2021 – A total of six college cross country races, including men’s and women’s pre-nationals races for the 2021 NCAA Division III National Championship, were contested during the 20th annual Live in Lou Cross Country Classic at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park (Sawyer). More than 2,800 runners representing 140 colleges and universities competed Saturday morning and early afternoon under ideal weather and course conditions in front of more than 5,000 spectators.

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Winners Announced for Louisville Pure Tap™ 5K

Louisville, Ky. – Sept. 11, 2021 – With nearly 600 registered participants, the annual Louisville Pure Tap™ 5K went off this morning under perfect running conditions at race start. The race was back for its 10th year, after being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Race participants started and finished at the Louisville Water Tower Park, home of Louisville’s award-winning drinking water, and followed a course that ran east and west on River Road.

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57 Players Named to 2021 Paul Hornung Award Watch List

Players accounted for more than 39,000 total yards, 205 tackles and 240 touchdowns in 2020
Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse to Sponsor Award for 11th Year

Louisville, Ky. — July 29, 2021 — The Louisville Sports Commission today named 57 multi-talented college football players to the 2021 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse.

The Paul Hornung Award, now in its 12th season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission in the memory of the late football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung. The winner and his family will be honored at the annual Paul Hornung Award dinner at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville in March 2021.

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