Lights 5k

Lights Under Louisville 5K at Louisville Mega Cavern

Thank you to our sponsors and nearly 900 runners and walkers who made the first MEGA Caverns Lights Under Louisville 5K a great event!

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For the first time ever, you can walk and run through the elaborate and beautiful Lights Under Louisville display inside the incredible Louisville Mega Cavern. 

This 5K walk and run will benefit the Jefferson Community & Technical College Foundation Inc.


  • Saturday, November 16 at 8:00 am (EDT)


The event:

  • The 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00 am November 16, 2013.
  • Enjoy a festive morning run or walk that begins at Trevilian and Illinois in front of the Louisville Zoo, travels down Illinois into the Mega Cavern and back to the start. 
  • You will be among the first to see the spectacular 2013 Lights Under Louisville display!
  • Children in strollers are welcome.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The surface inside the cavern is rough and uneven in places.


  • Awards will be given to the top 3 males and females overall.
  • Age group awards also will be presented.
  • Door prizes after the run!


  • Thank you to our sponsors:
    • Louisville Mega Cavern
    • CaféPress
    • ValuMarket
    • Fleet Feet Sports
    • Barnes & Noble
    • Louisville Zoo
    • Verizon
    • Louisville Water Co.
    • Jason's Deli