SLIDESHOW: Spalding University's 2015 "Running of the Rodents" - WDRB 41 Louisville News

SLIDESHOW: Spalding University's 2015 "Running of the Rodents"

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The theme this year was "The Great Gatsby," and as always, the rodents competed for the coveted garland of fruit ring cereal. The theme this year was "The Great Gatsby," and as always, the rodents competed for the coveted garland of fruit ring cereal.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- And they're off!

But in this case, the "they" doesn't refer to thoroughbred horses. "They" refers to rats -- specifically the rats that take part in Spalding University's annual Running of the Rodents.

The theme this year was "The Great Gatsby," and as always, the rodents competed for the coveted garland of fruit ring cereal.

Click on the slideshow above to view images of the rat race.

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