More than 7,000 turn out for Rodes City Run - WDRB 41 Louisville News

More than 7,000 turn out for Rodes City Run

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Thousands of runners took to the starting line this morning, for the second leg of the Triple Crown of Running. More than 7,000 people signed up for the Rodes City Run.

The 10k started at First & Broadway and goes around Cave Hill Cemetery and finishes back downtown.

Over the years the Rodes City Run 10K has contributed more than $450,000 to local charities.

Elijah Karanja took first place this morning with an average speed of 4 minutes and 42 seconds per mile.

Elijah Karanja of Hebron, Kentucky was delighted to participate, "the weather was good everyone was cheering and everyone says go, go, go it really motivated me and I'm so grateful."

2014 represents the 34th "running" of the Rodes City Run 10K, which began in 1981.

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