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Ready to Train for LouisvilleKy’s famous road race

Louisville, KY., – Today is the kick-off for the Norton Sports Health Derby Festival Training Program to prepare runners and walkers for the Humana Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon set for Saturday, April 27. The free 15-week Norton Sports Health Training Program offers training tips and weekly group runs for participants with all levels of experience. Runners and walkers can register for the training program online at www.derbyfestivalmarathon.com.   The kick-off includes distribution of the free training manual; overview of the 2019 miniMarathon and Marathon; as well as introduction of the Norton Sports Health Training Experts and Physicians. Participants will…


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Registration to train for LouisvilleKY’s famous road race is now open

 Louisville, KY., – If you’re planning to run or walk your way to the finish line of the Humana Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon or Marathon in April, the Norton Sports Health FREE Training Program will give you a jumpstart. The 15-week program helps prepare runners and walkers for the Derby Festival’s road races.  Registration for the FREE program is now open online at DerbyFestivalMarathon.com. The Norton Sports Health Training Program offers training guidelines and weekly group runs for participants of all levels of experience. The first 800 who register for both the Training Program, AND the Derby Festival miniMarathon or Marathon will receive…


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LouisvilleKY’s Derby Festival gives runners VIP Incentives to race

Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival is offering runners the ultimate race day with a new VIP Experience Presented by ZEGGZ. This new VIP package is for runners participating it the 2018 miniMarathon/Marathon Presented by Walmart and Humana on Saturday, April 28, 2018.   Runners can upgrade to VIP status once they register for the race at DerbyFestivalMarathon.com. Tickets for the VIP Experience are $65 each and include the following amenities: Early access to Race Expo & Packet Pick-up Reserved parking at the Start/Finish Line Finish line hospitality featuring ZEGGZ chef-on-demand and a signature cocktail by Jim Beam Complimentary runner recovery massages by…


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LouisvilleKY construction means minor changes for KDF Marathon and mini

Race Expo Temporarily Moves to Kentucky Exposition Center March 30, 2017. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival is re-routing a small portion of the 2017 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/miniMarathon presented by Walmart and Humana due to the renovation of the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC). The races are set for Saturday, April 29. The courses for both the miniMarathon and Marathon will be diverted one block to Second Street. This will affect the half marathon between mile 12 and 13; and the full marathon at mile 25. Marathon runners will also notice small changes between mile 13 and 14,…


Louisville’s Derby Festival Race Expo & Pasta Party Not Just For Runners

Louisville, Ky. – More than 16,000 people are expected to attend the Kentucky Derby Festival’s two-day Expo this week. This year’s Expo will be open in Hall 2D at the Kentucky International Convention Center, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 24. More than 100 exhibitors will be set up at the event to showcase the latest in health and fitness products, athletic apparel, shoes and accessories and the Derby Festival’s official ASICS Race Gear will be available for purchase. Visitors can get a FREE massage or…