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Sat May 11, 2024 Louisville, KY 40206 US Directions


Age 10 & Under ONLY

Candace’s Cause KIDS 5K

9:00AM EDT
Open to ages 10 and under.


Cherokee Park
745 Cochran Hill Rd
Louisville, KY US 40206


Beautiful Cherokee Park in Louisville will host "The 2024 Candace's Cause 5K". Enjoy the park's many landmarks and points of interest, all the while walking and/or running to support a worthwhile organization dedicated to finding a cure for DIPG - a rare form of pediatric brain tumor that has affected so many of our kids in this region. 

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 8 to 9 am at Cherokee Park.

Race Information

The run will begin at 9 am EDT at Cherokee Park. The start and finish are at the water fountain at the rugby field on the Scenic loop near Baringer Hill Path.


Registration is $25 per runner. Runners who register before April 21, 2024, will receive a free race day t-shirt. (Due to t-shirt printing deadlines, shirts cannot be guaranteed after the 4/21/24 date) Online registration will remain open until the 9 am start time of the event. Registering on your phone is quick and easy. Cash registrations will also be taken on race day. 


Top Three Male & Female finishers will receive special awards.

Water Stops & Aid Station

We will offer a water/ hydration station about 1.5 miles into the loop.



Race Contact Info

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River City Races Cherokee Park 5K Route

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