Bowman Field 5K on the Runway

Sat October 5, 2019 Louisville, KY 40205 US Directions

5K Run/Walk

9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

15 & Under 5K Run/Walk

9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
2815 Taylorsville Rd
Bowman Field Terminal Building
Louisville, KY US 40205

Packet Pick Up will be Friday 10/4 from 1-6 at Fleet Feet on Breckenridge Lane 

Packets will also be available on site at race from 7:30-8:45 a.m.

MEDALS The response for entries has been tremendous and will exceed our order for Medals. Any one entering after 9/29 will receive their medal approximately 2 weeks after the race at Fleet Feet.


Most unique and fastest 5K in Louisville almost completely on the airfield (NEW COURSE). Race down the runways past live plane displays and interactive fun with the family, or set a PR on one of the flattest, fastest courses in the city.  $5 from each full priced paid registration goes to Kosair Charities and The Home of the Innocents

Finish the race on the airfield and stick around for the pancake breakfast, then enjoy the sights and sounds of Bowmanfest with aviation and military exhibits, vintage cars, period actors and live entertainment.  Check out the Bouncy Park or the Mighty Titan Obstacle Run in the NEW KIDS ZONE.  Best of all, see some of the worlds most talented acrobatic flyers demonstrate their skills in the sky.  It’s a full weekend of affordable family entertainment.

All participants will receive
·        Race Tee-Shirt
·        Commemorative Participants Medal
·        Pancake Breakfast immediately following race
·        Free drink (Soda or Truly Seltzer Beverage if you are 21) after race
·        Free Admission to Bowmanfest 2019


Award for the Top Female and Male Runner.
Age group awards for top 3 in the following age groups (Male and Female)
·        14 and under
·        15-19
·        20-24
·        25-29
·        30-34
·        35-39
·        40-44
·        45-49
·        50-54
·        55-59
·        60-64
·        65-69
·        70 and over
FREE Kids Dash  Immediately prior to main event
All Kids Dash participants will receive FREE Pilots Wings pin



Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Race Day Information

If you are already registered you will receive details on the race via email prior to the race. $5.00 from every entry goes to benefit Kosair Charities and Home of the Innocents.

T-Shirts are not guaranteed to those who missed the cut off date.

Inclement Weather Policy

Should severe weather be present near race time the race may delayed one hour, after which time the event would be cancelled.


This year's course is one of the most unique that you will ever run. That's because much of the course will be ON THE RUNWAY! Static displays of aircraft will line the first mile of the race and as you crest "Bravo" runway a gorgeous city view will open up before you.

Click Here to see a map of the course

Course Narrative
Begin airside near Cenrtal American Air. Left onto "Bravo" Runway to end, and right onto taxiway. 
Left onto short stretch of gravel service road. Exit airport via gate to recreation path along Canons Lane.
Recreation Path to Gast Blvd (toward DMV), left onto Roger E Schupp Street to end and re-enter airport property to Finish/Start line.

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