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Registration now open for LouisvilleKY’s famous KDF miniMarathon and Marathon

Louisville, KY.   – Registration for the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon presented by Walmart and Humana is now open. New this year, the Festival is kicking off registration at DerbyFestivalMarathon.com with 24 hours of deals which include: the lowest prices of the season, new VIP upgrades and exclusive apparel. Plus, the Festival has created a new Race Referral Program which could earn runners free registration for next year’s event. Said Shanna Ward, Race Director, “Being one of the first to register will not only guarantee your spot in the race, but will also get you the lowest rates and best deals.”…


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New Perks for LouisvilleKY’s favorite miniMarathon and Marathon

Louisville, KY.   – Registration for the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon presented by Walmart and Humana opens online at DerbyFestivalMarathon.com on Tuesday, September 12, at 9:00 a.m. EST. New this year, the Festival is kicking off registration with 24 hours of deals which include: the lowest prices of the season, new VIP upgrades and exclusive apparel. Plus, the Festival has created a new Race Referral Program which could earn runners free registration for next year’s event.   Said Shanna Ward, Race Director, “Being one of the first to register on September 12, will not only guarantee your spot in the race, but will also get…


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Here’s another round-up of LouisvilleKY’s Kentucky Derby Festival’s latest news

FUTURE CAT, CARDS AND HOOSIERS STAND OUT AT BASKETBALL CLASSIC Louisville, KY. –  A crowd of 4,812 was on hand Saturday night at Freedom Hall as Team Lightning defeated Team Thunder 122-109 in the 44th Annual Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by Papa John’s. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (University of Kentucky) was named Team Lightning MVP. WKU signee Taveion Hollingsworth was named MVP of Team Thunder. Xavier signee Naji Marshall was named the “Fan Favorite” in online voting by fans and spectators at the game. This year’s game featured top rated recruits from the nation’s top college basketball programs, including University of Louisville signees…


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New LouisvilleKY Walmart means new discounts for runners

Runners Can Win Free or Discounted KDF Registration November 15, 2016. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival is giving runners another chance at winning free or discounted registration for the 2017 Marathon and miniMarathon presented by Walmart and Humana. Race Officials are hosting a special Race for Rewards promotion in conjunction with the grand opening of the new Walmart SuperCenter on Outer Loop (4840 Outer Loop, across from Jefferson Mall).  They’ll be on site at the store on Wednesday, November 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.   Anyone who visits the Race for Rewards booth will receive $5…


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Last Day to save some dough at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville

Louisville, Ky., – Future fair-goers have until 10 o’clock tonight (August 19th) to purchase Kentucky State Fair advance discount admission and parking. Advance tickets cost $8 per adult and $4 for seniors and children…but after today, they will be $10 per adult and $6 for seniors and children. The advance discount admission can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets, including Walmart stores and Kroger checkout lanes. Parking is also available for purchase in advance for $5 per vehicle, otherwise it’s $8 at the gate. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster include a $1 service fee and $.20 per ticket…


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We’re Winning in Louisville This Weekend

What to do, what to do. Here’s a partial list of Memorial Day weekend activities — Kentucky Reggae Festival, Abbey Road on the River, the Bats are home, the PGA Senior Championship at Valhalla, night racing at Churchill Downs, and on Monday it’s the first of Mayor Greg Fischer’s Hike, Bike and Paddle Events.  On Sunday night the Willow Park concert series kicks in. And according to the weather guessers, we may actually have some summer weather to enjoy it all in. And. . . Kiyoshi?: A Japanese golfer, Kiyoshi Murota, is the first-round leader at the PGA Seniors at…