Norton Sports and Learning Center to Host USATF Watch Party

Louisville, Ky. (July 6, 2022) - The Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Center in Louisville, Ky. is hosting a USA Track & Field (USATF) Watch Party on Saturday, July 16, 2022 and the community is invited to attend this FREE event. For the first time on U.S. soil, USATF athletes will take on the rest of the world at the World Athletics Track and Field Championships and the Louisville community is invited to be part of the action at a local watch party in Louisville. 

This unique track & field guest experience, presented by USATF, allows guests to cheer on the world's top track & field athletes competing in the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon from the large screen event viewing area at the Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Center. Attendees can also enjoy other onsite games and activities, a DJ, giveaways, complimentary food and drinks and more. The full evening of fun is not only appealing to the track community, local families are encouraged to attend

Event Schedule:

7:00 PM: Doors open

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Guests can enjoy photo activations, games, giveaways and more while the DJ gets the party ready.

7:50 PM - 8:00 PM: 10 min countdown to broadcast begins - overview of the schedule, highlight athletes competing.

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM: World Championships LIVE*

*Guests can continue mingling, eating, participating in activities and photo ops. The DJ and special guest Team USATF athletes will do trivia, contests, and other fun competitions during commercial breaks. Plus the event will have LIVE look-ins from the NBC broadcast.

The event is free and open to the public but guests must register to attend. For more information please visit 

About USA Track & Field
USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long distance running, and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the number one high school and junior high school participatory sport, and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.

About Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center

Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center is a 24-acre, multi-sport complex located in Louisville's Russell neighborhood that opens in February 2021. The venue will host local, regional and national indoor and outdoor track meets, other sporting events, concerts and a variety of other events. Featuring 90,000 square-feet of floor space with a 4,000 seat, 200-meter banked indoor track and a 400-meter outdoor track, the venue will attract athletes and guests from across the nation and bring a large economic impact to the region. Additionally, the complex will include a 4-lane mini bowling alley, an interactive rock-climbing wall and a multi-purpose space to be used for educational programming for the Louisville community. 

About Louisville Urban League
The Louisville Urban League assists African Americans and those at the margins in attaining social and economic equality and stability through direct services and advocacy. For more information, go to or follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@louisvilleUL), or Instagram (@louisville_ul).

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