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Polar Bear Grand Prix

  • Hogan's Fountain in Cherokee Park Louisville, KY 40206 (map)

EARN A FREE POLAR BEAR GRAND PRIX RACE REGISTRATION!

We're rolling out a new Refer a Friend program because it's just so much more fun to run with a friend!

When you register for the Polar Bear Grand Prix you will receive a code in your confirmation for the Reindeer Romp (you get a confirmation for each race in the Grand Prix) that you can share with your favorite running buddies so everyone gets rewarded. You will receive $5.00 back for every friend that registers with your code and your friend will get $5.00 of their registration. (Cannot exceed the cost of the category fee paid and amount will be refunded following the Reindeer Romp)

Refer three friends, get $15.00 back. Refer 16 friends and you get your entire $80 registration fee back!

Already registered? Keep an eye on your email, we'll be sending you a code to share with your friends too!

The refer a friend program ends October 31, 2019 so see how big your can get your refund!

To register for the Polar Bear Grand Prix, click here.

For the 16th year, River City Races has been producing a series of races this winter to keep you motivated to stay out runnin’ on the roads! The Polar Bear Grand Prix is three races in December, January and February. Enter all three here and in addition to each race goodie, the first 500 to register get a PBGP winter hat, FREE!

For a limited time only----register before July 31st and get a limited edition, Polar Bear Grand Prix er for the Polar Bear Grand Prix and get a PBGP winter hat, FREE!

Introducing Polar Bear Cub Runs!  For the 8 and under crowd, each race will have it's own kid's run for those 8 and under when the grown-ups finish and each finisher will get their own prize plus a Polar Bear Cub Runs t-shirt!  Three races and the t-shirt for $20! To register for the Polar Bear Cub Runs, click here.

The Polar Bear Grand Prix is also scored on a points format based on finishes in each race with awards for the top three men and women overall, overall Male and Female Master and Grandmaster and awards in age groups, 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.

  • Reindeer Romp 4k: Saturday, December 14th, 9:00 a.m. at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. The first 500 entrants will be guaranteed a Reindeer Romp, gender specific, long sleeve technical shirt. Those who register after the first 500 will receive a shirt on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Frostbite 5k: Saturday, January 11th, 9:00 a.m. at the Rugby Field in Cherokee Park. The first 500 entrants will be guaranteed a long sleeve 1/4 zip technical shirt so get your entry in early!  Those who register after the first 500 will receive a shirt on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Snowman Shuffle 4 Mile: Saturday, February 8th at 9:00 a.m. at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park.  The first 500 to register will get a pair of winter running gloves. Those who register after the first 500 will receive gloves on a first come, first serve basis.

Earlier Event: December 7
Santa Sprint and Stroll 5k Run/Walk
Later Event: December 14
Reindeer Romp 4k Run/Walk