A derby of another kind

The Kentucky Derby is Saturday, May 7 at Churchill Downs in Louisville. However, horse racing isn’t the only kind of popular racing ongoing for that day. Several road races in west Kentucky and middle Tennessee are on the books:

Saturday, May 7
The first Hell or High Water Flood Run 5K and One-Mile, 8 a.m., 7600 Highway 70 South, near Bellevue Center, Nashville, Tenn. http://athlon3.com/

Coopertown Race to the Plate 4-Mile Run/Walk, 7:30 a.m., Coopertown Middle School, 3820 Highway 49 West, Springfield, Tenn. http://www.active.com/running/springfield-tn/coopertown-race-to-the-plate-4-mile-runwalk-2011-lt530

Girls on the Run 5K, 7:30 a.m., Shelby Park, Nashville, Tenn. (entry form on this site)

NHC Healthcare Fourth Annual Relay for Life 5K, 7:30 a.m., Dickson Electric Department, 236 Cowan Road, Dickson, Tenn. http://www.active.com/running/dickson-tn/nhc-healthcare-4th-annual-relay-for-life-5k-runwalk-2011?dart=F&cmp=218&dma=Nashville&memberId=82700101

Waverly Lions Paul Haase Memorial 5K Run/Walk and 5K/25K Biathlon, 8 a.m., Waverly Junior High School, Waverly, Tenn. (Registration form can be found on this site.)

Cinco in the Gulch, 10K and 5K, 5 p.m., downtown Nashville in the Gulch, http://www.irunfortheparty.com/

Anchors Aweigh 5K and Kids’ 1/2-Mile Fun Run, 8 a.m., Gallatin High School, Gallatin, Tenn. http://nashvillesports.com/upcoming-events/detail.php?PRKey=77


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