38th Rodes City Run 10k races through downtown Louisville on Saturday

38th Rodes City Run 10k races through downtown Louisville on Saturday
Road closures and events in downtown Louisville this weekend.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  The Rodes City Run 10k, the second leg of the Louisville Triple Crown of Running, races through downtown Louisville on Saturday morning.

The run begins at 8:00 a.m. It's the 38th year for the event, which was ranked the fourth largest overall race in Kentucky and the 34th largest race in the U.S. by 2016 Running USA rankings, according to Louisville Metro Government.

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Money raised from the race goes to the Crusade for Children. In 2017, the Triple Crown raised $77,886. Since 2002, the race series has earned close to $1.8 million for the nonprofit.

Louisville Metro announced the following road closures on race day:

  • Broadway from Brook to 2nd
  • Broadway from 5th to 2nd
  • Broadway from Brook st to Baxter Ave
  • Baxter Ave from Jefferson St to Breckinridge st
  • Cherokee Rd from Baxter Ave to Grinstead Dr
  • Grinstead from Cherokee Rd to Lexington Rd
  • Lexington Rd from Grinstead to Liberty St

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