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OCT 17, 2020


Urban Bourbon Half Marathon

The Spirit of Racing is Alive and Well

Since our Urban Bourbon Half Marathon is meant for those age 21 or older, you must be at least 21 on race day to register.


Bourbon dinner at Edward Lee’s Whiskey Dry (Sat. night, 5pm and 7pm seatings)

$55 per person, inclusive of tax and tip.
On Saturday night after you’ve completed your half marathon, enjoy a four-course bourbon-themed dinner at Whiskey Dry in Fourth Street Live! Owned and operated by internationally renowned chef and Louisville native Edward Lee, Whiskey Dry features a Southern-inspired menu and more than 200 whiskeys from around the world. Stay tuned for a menu reveal in summer 2020.


Bourbon Bash at Fourth Street Live!

The Bourbon Bash at Fourth Street Live! will be held from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Race participants can enjoy a sampling of bourbons from a number of Kentucky Bourbon Trail distillers. You will also enjoy Bearno’s Pizza, Falls City beer, and plenty and photo opportunities. The popular local band the Louisville Crashers will perform.

Guest admission to the Bourbon Bash is $30 and can be purchased online during registration, at packet pick-up, and on race day. Packet pick-up and race day purchases are cash only.


Bourbon Tasting Walking Tour

$65 per person
Sour Mash Tours – Louisville’s first and only walking bourbon tasting experience – leads guests through detailed tastings at some of the city’s premier establishments for drinking bourbon. Participants will learn about what goes into making each sample taste unique, all while becoming acquainted with one of Louisville’s most vibrant neighborhoods. Bourbon beginners will start to find their favorite styles and brands, while connoisseurs will refine their palates by picking out subtle differences and flavor profiles in their bourbon samples. Each tour spans three stops in Nulu, all within easy walking distance of each other, and includes nine samples of bourbon in a lineup that is curated specifically to maximize the experience. Tours begin in Nulu at 2 p.m. on race day. Available to the first 30 purchasers.


Urban Bourbon Walk

Participants in the Urban Bourbon Half Marathon presented by Jim Beam® – and others wishing to join in a unique entertainment experience – can score a custom-made, collectible cloisonne pin. The pins are to commemorate the Urban Bourbon Walk in downtown Louisville on Oct. 17.  Runners can show their finisher’s medal and make a purchase to receive a custom pin. Participating Urban Bourbon Trail establishments will be identified at a later date.