Throo the Zoo 5K Run or Walk (May 13)
Louisville Zoo | 1100 Trevilian Way | louisvillezoo.org/events | $35 | 8-10 a.m.
What could be more interesting than a run/walk through the Louisville Zoo, with proceeds helping to support the Zoo? The race fee includes a commemorative T-shirt, post-race refreshments, door prizes and admission for the rest of the day. Runners are encouraged to dress up as their favorite animals for a costume contest with prizes for winners.
Louisville Mother’s Day 5K (May 14)
Big Four Bridge | 1101 River Road | kentuckyruns.com/louisvillemothersday5k
$36-$50 | 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Forget the cringe-worthy cards and useless gifts — spend quality time with your mother at this 5K run/walk across the Big Four Bridge. Proceeds benefit Gilda’s Club Louisville.