Runners To Enjoy Signature Crossing of the Picturesque Ohio River Twin Bridges at Annual Race, Spanning Two States

Share Article

After race activities to include health and farmers market vendors, gardening demonstrations, live music, yoga and more. The Henderson County Tourist Commission invites race participants, locals and visitors to enjoy both events.

News Image
We're excited to have the race end in our beautiful downtown. We hope both participants of the race and those interested in a healthy lifestyle will come down and enjoy the event. -Jessica Mitchell, Henderson County Tourist Commission

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 runners will make the trek from Evansville, Indiana to Henderson, Kentucky for the annual River Run. Although the starting line and finish line have been switched this year, runners will still enjoy the signature crossing of the picturesque Twin Bridges over the Ohio River. The 10 mile race begins at 7 a.m. at the Evansville riverfront and ends at Audubon Mill Park in Henderson. Bike The Bridge, the cycling portion of the event, will start at 6 a.m. The event is proudly presented by Deaconess, Progressive Health, and Orthopaedic Associates.

Following the run, The Downtown Henderson Partnership will present the Health & Hospitality Fest in Audubon Mill Park. This event is open to the public, as well as race participants. Free events for all ages will take place from 8am-1pm.

Activities include health and farmers market vendors, gardening demonstrations, live music, yoga and more. Horses from Blue Moon Stables will be in the park, and the Henderson County Public Library will kick off their summer reading program with fun activities for children. Healthy Henderson Better Bites program and the YMCA will also be present with health information and demonstrations. The Health & Hospitality Fest is sponsored in part by the River Run and the Henderson County Tourist Commission.

To register for the River Run visit http://www.EvansvilleRiverRun.com. To become a vendor or learn more about the Health & Hospitality Fest, visit http://www.downtownhenderson.org/health-hospitality-fest or call the DHP at 270-827-0016.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Jessica Mitchell
@tourhendersonky
Follow >
Henderson County Tourist Commission
Like >
Visit website