Spalding University hosts its 42nd Annual Running of the Rodents themed, “The Wizard of Oz.” Rodents will compete for the coveted garland of fruit-flavored cereal-o’s as they speed around a miniature racetrack.
A public parade complete with floats and decorated vehicles will precede the Running of the Rodents. Parade participants will be dressed Oz-themed costumes, and in Kentucky Derby tradition, racing fans will wear decorated hats as part of the annual Rat Hat contest. There will also be kid-friendly activities such as a balloon sculpting and bean bag toss. Lunch (cash-only) will be provided following race day festivities in the University Center Ballroom.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Rat Parade at 10:30 a.m.; Rat Races to follow.
Route along 3rd &4th Streets in downtown Louisville, KY
Spalding University Center Ballroom a.k.a. “Spalding Downs”
824 S. Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40203
*Parking is free in all Spalding University lots
Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board